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  • Why Price/Sales Is A Dangerous Valuation Metric [View article]
    Alan -- Thank you. I often use Yahoo Finance, but typically in the same general way -- not usually checking all of the information provided. I'll be better prepared now.
    Mar 24 09:21 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Warren Buffett Is Right About Wells Fargo's Dividend [View article]
    Thanks, Tim. It's good to have the additional information and projections for WFC's dividend growth. With a recovering housing sector and general economy, Wells Fargo's prospects continue to grow.
    Mar 24 09:06 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • How Mexico Is Becoming More Attractive To U.S. Manufacturers [View article]
    This was an interesting look at importation of goods from Mexico into the United States. I had not realized how much Mexico's trade suffered from China's favored WTO status. Your illustrations indicate that the trajectory favors Mexico in the long run, and IBM's seven branches in fast-growing Mexican cities suggest that prospects are exceptionally good.
    Mar 24 03:01 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Price/Sales Is A Dangerous Valuation Metric [View article]
    Thanks for a very interesting and helpful illustration of the reasons for avoiding over-reliance on a single metric. Can you suggest a good source for access to stock enterprise values?
    Mar 24 02:35 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's March Quarter Madness [View article]
    I appreciate your detailed look at Apple's likely performance for the March quarter and beyond. While the temporary outlook may discourage some shareholders, those who stay invested or who seize the opportunity to buy will be fortunate.
    Mar 24 02:17 AM | 12 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Riding The Secular Bull Market In Rails To Profit-Land [View article]
    Thanks for a good presentation on the advantages and prospects that railroads enjoy. I share your conclusions about individual valuations and have, so far, bought shares in CNI, CSX, NSC, and UNP.
    Mar 22 12:46 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 10 Demographic Trends Investors Should Be Thankful For [View article]
    Another very interesting, detailed, well-written, and nicely illustrated article, Kyle. Your voice of reason is most appreciated.
    Mar 22 03:53 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • IBM Opens Seventh Mexican Branch in City of Merida [View article]
    It's intriguing to see such a long-time, mainstream company executing such surprising strategic moves.
    Mar 22 03:03 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Made in IBM Labs: Scientists Discover New Atomic Technique to Charge Memory Chips [View article]
    IBM's creativity is getting better and better ...
    Mar 22 02:48 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Mexico ETF: Attractive In Many Ways [View article]
    Number19 Right, or the Roman Empire
    Mar 21 02:59 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple (AAPL) is sued for patent infringement by Intertrust Technologies, an early pioneer in digital copyright protection jointly owned by Sony (SNE) and Royal Philips Electronics (PHG). Intertrust has won these things in the past, getting a $440M settlement from Microsoft in 2004. [View news story]
    Beside the fact that Intertrust Technologies may have a valid claim, suing Apple is a great generator of publicity for a company that is generally not well known.
    Mar 21 02:34 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Mexico ETF: Attractive In Many Ways [View article]
    This was an informative and nicely written piece that fairly presents some changing circumstances in the Mexican economy and political world and then draws what I think are reasonable and encouraging conclusions. Thanks for a very good article.
    Mar 20 11:28 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • United Technologies And Siemens: Growing Cash Cows, Upgraded [View article]
    Thanks for your overview, but I am surprised that you do not mention the major change in leadership at Siemens as well as the personnel shifts and refocused mission. This looks like a much-improved company!
    Mar 20 03:14 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Living Room Strategy Can Conquer Gaming [View article]
    Your idea is interesting. Not only could Apple enter the gaming arena in a big way, it could probably introduce millions of non-gamers to the industry -- thus expanding the market. Thanks for posting.
    Mar 19 07:56 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Union Pacific: Why You Should Buy At The 52-Week High [View article]
    Thanks for making a strong case for UNP's continuing to be a good buy. It's service will become even more essential and valuable as the economy strengthens; its ability to set prices will grow, as well.
    Mar 19 07:02 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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