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  • Twitter's PR Multiple Is Ridiculous
    Wed, Mar. 25 TWTR 10 Comments

    Summary

    • TWTR offers no value to investors in our opinion.
    • The company is constantly in PR mode as well.
    • And 'Random Walk' Demand appears to be at play here.
  • The Housing Market Looks Like A Short
    Wed, Mar. 25 SRS, ITB, URE 4 Comments

    Summary

    • Housing prices have been supported by FOMC policy.
    • Those policies are changing.
    • And housing is still near its highs.
  • Amgen Is The Stock Of The Week
    Mon, Mar. 23 AMGN 12 Comments

    Summary

    • AMGN represents an attractive value.
    • Our initial report was issued on February 27.
    • Now AMGN has also been selected as our Stock of the Week.
  • Don't Chase Nike After Earnings
    Fri, Mar. 20 NKE 3 Comments

    Summary

    • NKE delivered an earnings beat.
    • Positive news and positive comments have subsequently come.
    • But our pre-earnings valuation assessment remains the same.
  • Will The FOMC Prick The Bubble?
    Thu, Mar. 19 DXD 10 Comments

    Summary

    • The FOMC may raise interest rates soon.
    • It may do it in the face of weaker economic projections.
    • And that makes it seems like the FOMC is being forced to take action.
  • Nike Is A High Risk For Value Investors At This Time
    Wed, Mar. 18 NKE 7 Comments

    Summary

    • Value investors should be cautious.
    • Concerns clearly exist as most investors are aware.
    • But future value rests on very high 2016 expectations, which is a red flag.
  • Lumber Liquidators On The Radar As A Potential Value Play
    Tue, Mar. 17 LL 17 Comments

    Summary

    • For now LL is an avoid.
    • But that could change soon.
    • Analysts are expecting solid growth in 2016.
  • The FOMC And The Russell 2000
    Mon, Mar. 16 DIA, QQQ, SPY 3 Comments

    Summary

    • IWM has been very strong recently.
    • The Russell is breaking out vs the other markets.
    • But higher rates usually hurt small cap stocks.
  • Double Short The DJIA
    Fri, Mar. 13 DXD 7 Comments

    Summary

    • We are currently 2x short the DJIA.
    • Part of the reason rests in our macroeconomic assessments.
    • Not only has stimulus ended, but higher rates would hurry a reversion to weaker conditions.
  • Avoid Shares Of Exxon Mobil
    Wed, Mar. 4 XOM 58 Comments

    Summary

    • There is no current value in XOM.
    • There is no future value if price remains the same.
    • And there are no good trading catalysts either.
  • Disney: Value Investors Be Patient
    Wed, Mar. 4 DIS 25 Comments

    Summary

    • DIS is at the high end of 'fair value'.
    • The stock runs the risk of declining.
    • Value oriented investors should be patient.
  • There's No Value In Exelon
    Tue, Mar. 3 EXC 13 Comments

    Summary

    • Value-oriented investors should avoid EXC.
    • The stock is not expected to grow earnings very much.
    • And although recovery has been happening, it is not enough.
  • Target Is An Attractive Value
    Tue, Mar. 3 TGT 3 Comments

    Summary

    • TGT is an interesting value.
    • It has current value given recent earnings growth.
    • But future valuation looks interesting too.
  • Don't Chase Shares Of Akamai At These Levels
    Tue, Mar. 3 AKAM 1 Comment

    Summary

    • AKAM is generally attractive.
    • But it runs the risk of pulling back by 15 - 20% this year.
    • Must pull back before it can move higher.
  • Value Oriented Investors Should Consider Amgen
    Fri, Feb. 27 AMGN 6 Comments

    Summary

    • AMGN is expected to have excellent growth.
    • Current valuation is fair.
    • But likely to look better if the company matches estimates for 2015 and 2016.
  • Aggressive Value Oriented Investors Should Consider Aruba
    Fri, Feb. 27 ARUN 7 Comments

    Summary

    • ARUN is already attractively valued.
    • The PE multiple looks high, but growth has been superb.
    • Analysts are expecting excellent future growth as well.
  • Coca Cola Enterprises Is An Avoid For Value Investors
    Fri, Feb. 27 CCE 5 Comments

    Summary

    • CCE might seem to have immediate value.
    • But looking ahead to 2016, all that changes.
    • Value oriented investors should stay away from CCE.
  • There's No Value In The DJIA At This Time
    Thu, Feb. 26 CVX, XOM 1 Comment

    Summary

    • The PEG ratio for this year is expected to be over 5.
    • Much of this is due to XOM and CVX.
    • Still, value investors should avoid the DJIA.
  • India May Be A Very Interesting Play
    Fri, Feb. 20 EPI, INDA, EEM 9 Comments

    Summary

    • India-Based ETFs have been doing well.
    • Growth Rates in India are expected to be strong.
    • And the U.S. has committed to playing an integral role.
  • Powerful Signs The Post Recession Recovery Has A Long Ways To Go
    Fri, Feb. 20 SPY 6 Comments

    Summary

    • The Market usually climbs in the third year of a presidential term.
    • Historically, we have been able to time investments in conjunction with presidential terms.
    • But this is not a foolproof approach by any means.
  • Gold Still In Favor After ECB
    Thu, Jan. 22 GLD 3 Comments

    Summary

    • The ECB news supports our Gold Position.
    • Other factors support Gold as well.
    • Those include currency wars, and potential future fear levels.
  • Betting On Earnings Results Is A Gamble!
    Thu, Jan. 22 NFLX Comment!

    Summary

    • Small Investors might not think so.
    • But seasoned investors know.
    • Taking positions ahead of earnings is a gamble, pure and simple.
  • Microsoft Faces A Fundamental Disconnect
    Tue, Jan. 20 MSFT 14 Comments

    Summary

    • MSFT seems to be doing things right.
    • But it is not bringing anything to the bottom line.
    • There have been five consecutive quarters of negative EPS growth.
  • Despite Myriad Of Issues, Sanofi Might Be A Good Buy
    Tue, Jan. 20 SNY 4 Comments

    Summary

    • The stock is down more than 20%.
    • Diabetes franchise seems to be in trouble.
    • The CEO was fired.
  • Expect A Takeover Of BlackBerry In 2015
    Thu, Jan. 15 BBRY 87 Comments

    Summary

    • BBRY was our turnaround stock of 2014.
    • Management successfully re-focused BBRY on its core assets.
    • Now that Wall Street recognizes this, buyers will start to come to the table.
  • The Bond Market Is Telling You Something
    Wed, Jan. 14 TLT, TBT 3 Comments

    Summary

    • Smart money is very vocal today.
    • They are speaking to us with their pocketbooks.
    • And we all should listen to what they are saying.
  • Keep Avoiding Transocean... For Now
    Wed, Jan. 14 RIG 20 Comments

    Summary

    • The Dividend Yield looks great.
    • Being a Swiss company makes that more interesting.
    • But buy signals are not surfacing yet.
  • Staples May Be A Better Short From Here
    Mon, Jan. 12 SPLS 1 Comment

    Summary

    • The fundamentals at SPLS are awful.
    • Rumors and speculation have been driving the stock.
    • But SPLS also just tested longer term resistance.
  • Restoration Hardware Goes 'Green'
    Mon, Jan. 12 RH Comment!

    Summary

    • GREENGUARD certified is attracting a new audience to RH.
    • There is an increasing demand for these products.
    • And most luxury retailers do not have this option.
  • Have Johnson & Johnson Shares Pretty Much Peaked For 2015?
    Fri, Jan. 9 JNJ 22 Comments

    Summary

    • JNJ was wise not to listen to Goldman in 2012.
    • But the landscape has changed.
    • Should they revisit that recommendation in 2015?
  • Avoid Sirius XM Radio
    Thu, Jan. 8 SIRI 105 Comments

    Summary

    • Valuations are stretched.
    • The stock is not an efficient trading stock.
    • SIRI is more of a gamble than an investment.
  • General Electric Has A Negative Growth Rate
    Thu, Jan. 8 GE 47 Comments

    Summary

    • The EPS (ttm) Growth Rate for GE is negative.
    • But analysts are looking for about 8% this year.
    • And the stock just tested longer term support.