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  • Finding Value In The Promising Healthcare Sector With Brookdale Senior Living [View article]
    Dane, great call pre-earnings! Nice to have given Pro subscribers an early peek.
    May 2, 2013. 03:19 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • James Altucher: Why The Stock Market Is A Sucker's Game Right Now (And What Stocks I Own) [View article]
    I was literally just thinking, "We haven't heard from James in ages."

    I like how you back up your intuitions with practical picks.

    A question: Why are you going after tiny PTRC.OB instead of a bigger fracking name?
    Apr 30, 2013. 12:00 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • J.C. Penney (JCP) EVP of construction Ben Fay has reportedly left the company. Of interest, in light of JCP's ambitions to revamp its stores, and given recent reports that JCP may have cut corners on building codes in an effort to speed construction. [View news story]
    Thanks for commenting Transcripts&10-K's.

    The Market Current does link to a source (in this case StreetInsider). You should check out this NY Post article from yesterday which raised the building permit issues:
    Apr 23, 2013. 06:48 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple (AAPL): FQ2 EPS of $10.09 beats by $0.02. Revenue of $43.6B (+11% Y/Y) beats by $1.1B. 37.4M iPhones, 19.5M iPads, just under 4M Macs. Expects FQ3 revenue of $33.5B-$35.5B, below $39.3B consensus. Buyback increased by $50B. Shares halted. CC at 5PM ET (webcast). (PR[View news story]
    Nasdaq futures are signalling post-market gains when halt is lifted at 4:50.
    Apr 23, 2013. 04:41 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The 'Retire Young' Portfolio [View article]
    MNST has trailed the DJIA by 27% Y/Y. What's the catalyst here?
    Apr 18, 2013. 07:28 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Gold: Where Are We Now? [View article]
    Contrarian signal? Will they fuel the next leg down? Recall that demand for AAPL shares skyrocketed among retail investors as it dropped from $700. Still no significant bounce there.
    Apr 18, 2013. 07:26 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What Drove Halcon Resources' Price Action? [View article]
    Shares are +6.1% this morning, likely a result of Richard's critique of yesterday's price action. Nice job.
    Apr 16, 2013. 11:45 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bitcoin: I Hate To Say I Told You So... But I Told You So [View article]
    Trading on mtgox, main bitcoin exchange, is halted.

    Elsewhere, it seems to be trading for about $70.
    Apr 11, 2013. 11:37 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Bitcoin: I Hate To Say I Told You So... But I Told You So [View article]
    FWIW, it's trading back up at $189.

    Bubble? Maybe. Volatile? Yeah!
    Apr 10, 2013. 04:56 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Facebook Stats Confirm Reese's Brand Key To Growing Future Hershey Shareholder Wealth [View article]
    Demographically, do peanut-butter-based products have a track record in South America and Asia?
    Mar 27, 2013. 10:29 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Focus On Guidance In FedEx 3Q 2013 Report [View article]
    "Profits from FedEx... tend to heavily influence the broader market gauges, including the equity index futures."

    Is this your own intuition, or do you have mathematical proof?

    Today, FDX -4.1%, futures up nicely...
    Mar 20, 2013. 09:17 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Facebook Hash Tags Could Be Its Savior [View article]
    The title of your article is "Facebook Hash Tags Could Be Its Savior," but you go on to say you hope FB has more up its sleeves than hash tags.

    Mar 18, 2013. 10:27 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why An Acquisition Won't Increase New York Community Bancorp Inc.'s Value By $2 Per Share, If At All [View article]
    Same day as the KBW note, this rumor also surfaced:
    Mar 14, 2013. 05:18 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • An increase in the factory workweek to the longest since World War II indicates that the jobs growth in the sector is set to continue. Production staff worked an average 41.9 hours a week in February, tying with December 1997 and January 1998 as the most since May 1944. Companies will need to think about recruiting for future needs, not just for their immediate requirements, if demand stays steady, says employment consultant John Challenger. [View news story]
    Nope. Even France has a 35-hour work week.
    Mar 13, 2013. 06:26 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tandy Leather Factory: A Great Company Selling At A Normal Company's Price [View article]
    Nice. Glad to hear there are still folks doing it the old-fashioned way!
    Mar 13, 2013. 06:22 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment