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  • This Gold Slam Is A Massive Wealth Transfer From Our Pockets To The Banks [View article]
    Yeah, who could miss the millions of radio and TV ads touting gold as a safe haven and why NOT buy at near record prices? Who knew that people would fall for the oldest trick in the book buying sky high?

    This is not only market manipulation but a self-fullfilling prophecy that filled up some pockets and emptied others. I am sticking with physical gold for now. I can wear it and hold it until there is another gold shortage, not SHORTING. Bad people, bad people LOL.
    Apr 16, 2013. 01:01 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • This Gold Slam Is A Massive Wealth Transfer From Our Pockets To The Banks [View article]
    Great article. I've been doing a little digging on my own. The pawn shops are strangely empty of people and sold gold! There are slim pickins out there. But if the gold and silver prices tank too much then won't that put the mines in danger like the oil glut?

    When commodity prices go down it's not a good thing because low oil barrel price reverberated throughout Texas and other oil-rich states. Can much the same thing happen to mines?
    Apr 16, 2013. 12:47 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry Tanks: Now What? [View article]
    I just found this link and ranking. Lumia 920 comes in 9th but the Google nexus looks good. First Sprint as carrier then phone...we'll see in June.
    Mar 22, 2013. 05:00 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry Tanks: Now What? [View article]
    I am switching from T mobile to S. And if they carry the phone I want I will get it. I have the old BBY and bought the old RIMM stock and lost a bundle. But I found the problem with the old BBY and using it on Tmobile with DATA was a really horrible customer experience bcz the calls would drop like hot potatoes when walking around and talking or in my garage...boom no call!

    If they have fixed the bugs I would not mind buying the new one if it gets good reviews and will be around for awhile. Otherwise I want the best which for now methinks it's the latest Nokia.

    I am keeping it all in the family with Nokia and Sprint stocks and products.
    Mar 22, 2013. 04:52 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The 'Amazon Law' Is The Signal To Sell Far Overpriced Amazon [View article]
    in doing my taxes I got really burned on my AMZN. I did the classic buy high and sell low. Don't ask me why. The stock tanked right after I bought it at like 217 ps then it hit 175 and I was gonna get back in bcz I am a big user of amazon. But that was enough for me. I came to the conclusion as this nice article does that it is an overpriced and overvalued stock. And that ebay is the reverse it is underpriced and undervalued.

    I hope to continue stocking up on ebay, should have caught the 50/ps sale recently.

    Mar 22, 2013. 03:56 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Billionaire John Paulson's Latest Stock Purchases [View article]
    I bought Sprint because on a gut level it seemed undervalued without looking at their fundamentals. Others I've checked under the hood and the fundamentals and still they did not thrive.

    I am glad and will add to S shares before the price gets too high.
    Mar 20, 2013. 01:19 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • eBay (EBAY +1.4%) is eliminating listing fees for most items and simplifying its commission fees, as it tries to sustain Marketplaces' resurgence and slow down Amazon's (AMZN -1.2%) rapid 3rd-party sales growth. Lower-margin items such as electronics will sport lower fee rates than higher-margin items such as clothing. eBay claims the moves, its first fee changes since 2010, will provide more transparency for merchants, who have complained of overly complicated pricing. Yesterday, Reuters reported of discontent among Amazon merchants over rising fees. [View news story]
    I am now an expert shopping on both sites. I was doing Amazon for all the wrong reasons. Now I buy more stuff on ebay. But still return to amazon for stuff.

    I bought and sold my amazon stock way too soon and short and lost a ton of money for it. I am buying ebay at this mark because the 50s bode well for this stock. I think we will see an upsurge in ebay stock when the dust settles. I need more before that happens too.
    Mar 19, 2013. 01:14 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • What To Do With Lululemon's Stock [View article]
    I do yoga religiously. I see the brand for LULU on women at my yoga site. It is for upscale folks that's for sure who like the branding effect. But I am cheap and I can buy like six pair of yoga pants for the price of one LULU pair. They are well made no doubt.

    I might get into the stock if it hits the 50s as it has in the past. But my former advice was to short this stock and I was spot on.
    Mar 19, 2013. 01:11 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • American Airlines Is Ridiculously Expensive [View article]
    Thanks for the clarity. I bought AMR bcz it's big and it's here in fort worth. It ain't Paris but it is growing nicely. I believe in the company and I use it for travel. What about the folks who lost when the stock tanked. Will they just lose as I did with FB.

    I am doing my taxes. I have sellers remorse big time.
    Mar 13, 2013. 09:20 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • American Airlines Is Ridiculously Expensive [View article]
    What you trying to say? I wish I had loaded up @ 57 cents a share I was about to sell at 3 then it shot up to four. What to do.
    Mar 13, 2013. 05:48 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nokia Is Connecting The Next Billion People [View article]
    no that's mcdonalds slogan
    Mar 8, 2013. 01:58 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nokia Is Connecting The Next Billion People [View article]
    that's why alpha dogs like myself have taken advantage and backed up the truck when it was both high and low. i had to average down a bit because i bought this at its highs around 4.87 i think. but the dividends have made up for it even though they have been cut.
    Mar 8, 2013. 01:57 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nokia Is Connecting The Next Billion People [View article]
    but the diff is that they spend all they have especially conspicuous consumption items like a "nice" phone in a poor land. just like the mexicanos here. they ain't got money but buy trucks, expensive phones and all the trappings of poverty. long long NOK.
    Mar 7, 2013. 03:55 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Sprint and Manage Mobility Announce Joint Offering for K-12 Schools [View article]
    this is huge. schools spend a fortune on effed up programs that don't work or that have some special kickbacks to the greedy schoolsters that buy into something that is pure crap. so if sprint can bring some integrity and coherence to this situation it will be welcome with both screens.
    Mar 7, 2013. 11:57 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nokia Is Connecting The Next Billion People [View article]
    the only problem is see with scenario is often the lack of electricity or a way to recharge the phones. What happened to the promising bacteria that would be able to recharge the phones or act as a infinity battery. I forgot what it can do exactly.

    But once the infrastructure on a micro and macro level is solved yes it will be five billion served.
    Mar 6, 2013. 02:06 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment