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  • General Electric: A Sleeping Giant Poised To Double [View article]
    As long as Imelt is there, I wouldn't touch it with a ten foot pole, just out of principle.
    Dec 13 01:07 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Will Tesla Disrupt? [View article]
    Anyone that quotes "conservative" Consumer Reports can't really be trusted. That's like calling the Tea Party "left leaning liberal."
    Nov 22 11:26 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Are These 7 Tobacco Stocks Worth Buying? [View article]
    The tobacco companies will most likely diversify into growing marijuana for the medicinal and recreational markets. I'll stick with them for the long term.
    Nov 18 11:44 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A $400 Million Company Run By A CEO With Undisclosed Criminal Convictions [View article]
    Didn't Michael Cassius McDonald say something about a "sucker" being "born every minute?"
    Sep 25 04:46 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wal-Mart (WMT) faces another lawsuit over the Mexican bribery story, this time from NYC's pension funds. Presumably these harmed funds own a lot of Wal-Mart stock. Are they paying attention?  [View news story]
    Hey, Walmart is just trying to get along with the folks down there where bribery is customary. What's the BIG deal? Since when were we so altruistic?
    Jun 12 12:15 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Facebook: The New High [View article]
    FB reminds me of the old "chain letters" that used to go around. Sooner or later you run out of prospects and a collapse is in order.
    May 22 11:53 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A federal judge yesterday confirmed a preliminary injunction blocking the FDA from forcing tobacco companies to put gruesome health warnings on cigarette packaging, including a corpse and cancerous lungs. "These mandatory graphic images violate the First Amendment by unconstitutionally compelling speech," the judge explained.  [View news story]
    Perhaps pictures of overly obese people on bags and packs of sugar since thousands die of diabetes every year. Makes sense, doesn't it?
    Finally a judge with some!!
    Mar 1 12:00 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • A federal appeals court late yesterday upheld a ruling against General Electric's (GE +1.5%) financing arm, charging that it allegedly used a complex partnership arrangement to skirt its U.S. tax obligation. The company already attracted similar attention last year, after reports surfaced that it effectively paid no federal income taxes in 2010.  [View news story]
    One of Obama's favorite corporations.
    Feb 6 02:30 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment