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  • The Shale Gas Boom Is Destroying Railroads [View article]
    Much of what was lost in coal deliveries was made up with automobile deliveries in the 1st half of 2012. I would remain bullish on the railroads for the long-term, especially UNP, CSX, NSC and KSU.
    Sep 11 09:59 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Titan Machinery: A Small Company That Can Double The S&P 500's Performance [View article]
    Bill,
    Yes, It's a shame that Titan was one of the victims of the terrible drought this summer. The company was also hurt by having to sell used equipment at lower prices. However, the recent sell-off makes the company more of a bargain for the long-term.
    Sep 11 08:14 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • How Overvalued Is Facebook Stock? [View article]
    Very poetic, the_ebard.

    The stock price alone is not enough - I would like to see a track record of increasing revenue and earnings, until then, I'll stay away.
    Sep 11 07:19 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • McDonald's: Cultural Adaptability To Bring Continued Success [View article]
    Rudester,

    Just wondering, did you try the breakfast hotdog?
    Sep 11 06:46 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • McDonald's: Cultural Adaptability To Bring Continued Success [View article]
    thank you - I'll get that fixed.
    Sep 9 01:12 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is The Sell-Off A Buying Opportunity For VeriFone Systems? [View article]
    You bring up some great points. I think that the confusion regarding the company might be in how the CEO hasn't fully addressed new technology such as Square. Maybe he just needs to explain how the new technology won't be much of a threat to VeriFone's market share.
    It should be interesting to see if the stock remains above $30 or if it breaks below that level. If the sell-off is just a misunderstanding, then investors will be able to pick it up at a great price.
    Sep 8 01:51 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple: Take The Money And Run [View article]
    Richbar,

    The 13% expected growth for next year is not accurate. I'm seeing 19.5% designated for next year with 22.5% expected annually over the next five years. This is enough to double the market's performance. Apple has a tendency to exceed estimates.

    Furthermore, I think the fact that Apple's earnings grow faster than its stock price over time, will keep the stock running higher. This is reflected in a forward PE ratio of 12.93 and a PEG of 0.68. These figures hold more weight than the price/sales ratio in my opinion.

    Apple's current earnings projections are not really factoring in new innovative products. Although we don't know exactly what Apple has in its pipeline, I would bet that there will be more groundbreaking products in the future. Apple has been the leader with new innovations. Other companies are only able to copy them after the fact. -long AAPL
    Sep 8 08:52 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is The Sell-Off A Buying Opportunity For VeriFone Systems? [View article]
    Ingenico is a France based competitor that sells payment terminals. According to the company's Investor Presentation, it has 38% of the world's market share. (#1 in Europe, China, Australia, Asia, Brazil & #2 in North America)

    NCR Corp. is another competitor which makes a variety of self-service financial transaction devices. NCR has a market-cap of $3.69 billion which is slightly higher than VeriFone's market-cap of $3.49 billion.
    Sep 7 08:46 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • VeriFone Systems, Inc Management Discusses Q3 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript [View article]
    If you're old, you shouldn't have all of your savings in one stock. Consider selling 90% of that stock and diversify among cash, munis, and dividend paying stocks. Your current strategy looks dangerous.
    Sep 6 08:46 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 16 Trillion Reasons To Own Gold [View article]
    Noneleft,

    Getting more shares for your money is more psychology than anything else. It's similar to a stock split where the value remains the same but you now hold more shares. It creates the illusion of a bargain. Someone with $1000 to invest could only buy 6 shares of GLD - that person may feel better owning 62 shares of IAU.
    Sep 6 08:20 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Automatically Diversify And Collect Dividends With One Ticker [View article]
    206511,

    You assume incorrectly. I cannot support Obama's agenda forcing taxpayers to pay for abortions - Obamacare needs to be repealed. He believes in too much government control. We need to take a stand in this election against this liberal agenda.
    Sep 6 08:09 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 16 Trillion Reasons To Own Gold [View article]
    discodogman,

    MNT is not a valid ticker. I'm not familiar with Royal Canadian Mint, but a quick search shows that it is a mint in Canada that produces coins. I don't know much about that operation to comment.
    Sep 6 07:29 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Automatically Diversify And Collect Dividends With One Ticker [View article]
    radams9,

    That's a great story. I've heard many people complain about the tax implications of MLPs - is it really all that difficult or just hype?
    Sep 5 07:53 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Automatically Diversify And Collect Dividends With One Ticker [View article]
    Larry, yes DVY is another great dividend ETF with similar characteristics.
    Sep 4 06:50 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Automatically Diversify And Collect Dividends With One Ticker [View article]
    VYM is another good dividend fund. Thank you for bringing that up.Vanguard does a great job of keeping its expense ratios down.
    Sep 4 05:08 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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