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  • A Long List of Possible Shorts [View article]
    It stands for Exchange Traded Fund. For more, check here:
    Feb 13 10:16 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • RadicalBuy: Radical New Competition for eBay [View article]
    Editor's Note: streamertyer, thanks for pointing out our error. It has now been fixed.
    Feb 12 08:29 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • MBIA Waits for Good News to Announce Bad [View article]
    From the Seeking Alpha Editorial Team: The initial omission of Whitney Tilson's disclosure was our fault and we would like to apologize for any confusion this may have caused.
    Feb 10 02:26 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Interactive Q&A: Ted Awerkamp, President and CEO of Mercantile Bancorp [View article]

    Thanks for taking the time to answer our questions.

    What is Mercantile's plan to stay profitable and keep margins strong considering the rise of low-cost internet banking?

    Nov 6 09:33 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Top ETF Dollar Volumes Over the Past 50 Days [View article]

    Your charts do indeed fit into our layout, albeit in slightly altered form (which I had unfortunately overlooked in this case - sorry). Going forward, your charts should fit in better.

    Jonathan Liss,
    Seeking Alpha Editorial Team
    Sep 11 03:09 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Historical Sector Prices and P/E Ratios: Industrials, Technology, Energy, Materials Currently Overbought [View article]
    Editor's Note: Robert, you are indeed correct. I added in the missing 2 charts (energy, tech).

    Jonathan Liss
    Jul 17 08:41 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Should One Invest in Unethical Companies? [View article]
    agreed - it's not so much whether they profit off of you - it's that through dividends and the like, you as a shareholder are profiting off of their business.
    Jul 12 05:44 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Berkshire Hathaway Fits the Buffett Good Business Standard [View article]
    thanks for pointing that out Jordan - I have fixed it
    Jun 14 10:50 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Are Share Buybacks Actually Good For Investors? [View article]
    Thanks for pointing that out - I corrected the spelling of the Oracle's name :-)
    Jun 11 01:54 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Sell In May and Go Away? History Says No [View article]

    Not sure what's misleading about the title? If you read Hickey and Walters' analysis, it clearly explain why historically investors have been better off holding than selling in May, with positive gains occurring more than 60% of the time and the likelihood of significant gains more than double that of significant losses.

    May 2 03:31 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Rockwell Automation's CFO Jumps Ship, Sending Shares Lower [View article]
    The article's original title contained the word 'CEO' instead of 'CFO' - an editorial mistake on my part. Apologies to Rockwell Corp.

    All the best,
    Jonathan Liss
    Seeking Alpha Editorial Team
    May 1 12:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Interactive Q&A: Katie Jacobs Stanton, Product Manager of Google Finance [View article]
    In addition to the 3 already mentioned, Australia and Israel would be two other countries whose exchanges I'd love to see individual stock charts for.
    Apr 25 02:44 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Interactive Q&A: Katie Jacobs Stanton, Product Manager of Google Finance [View article]

    I use Google Finance as my first stop for all my financial research.

    I was wondering about charts for companies listed on foreign exchanges. I notice you have a decent number of the European exchanges covered as well as Canada however, as someone who is very interested in the Asian markets, that aspect of Google Finance is currently lacking. Companies listed in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Bombay would all benefit greatly from having charts directly on their stock pages, regardless of whether they also trade in the U.S. or not.

    All the best,
    Apr 25 10:55 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 1Q Performance By Sector: Top Performing Sectors Should Continue to Outperform [View article]
    there are several: Utilities SPDR ETF (XLU), HOLDRS Utilities (UTH), iShares Dow Jones US Utilities Index (IDU)
    Apr 7 01:16 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • DJIA Over the Last 20 Days: AT&T Led, Home Depot Trailed [View article]
    Agreed. In all truth, they're probably both sound investments going forward.
    Mar 27 12:58 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment