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  • GE's Jeff Immelt: 'The Age Of Natural Gas Is Upon Us' [View article]
    Peak oil? Anyone here remember back in 1974 when we were told by our own government that the world was running out of oil and we would now only be allowed to drive 55 miles per hour(and you had better put your headlights on to let others know that fact!) to conserve what little was left?
    Apr 11 07:11 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Sirius XM: Expect Another Rally [View article]
    Don, very simple. I am still attached to (SIRI) and have been following it for so long, I enjoy still seeing how people feel about it. When you buy new Corvette, have it for ten years and then trade it in, don't you check on your old model to see how it looks from time to time? I still like Sirius for what it does, but not for the lack of progress it has made in increasing its stock price. Good luck Don.
    Apr 9 10:15 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Sirius XM: Expect Another Rally [View article]
    You guys are like sports fans and praying that the local team can find a way to win the championship even though deep inside, you know that the home team is going nowhere but down. Sirius is that team folks. I feel so good that I finally caved and sold it, after rooting for my longest held position, for ten long years of pure misery, hoping that it would catch a break and become the dynamic stock it was created to be. Sadly, Sirius is facing much better competition. As time goes by, even more competition will enter the fray to battle Sirius. Good luck everyone.
    Apr 8 08:35 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Chevron suffers double jeopardy in Brazil oil-spill case [View news story]
    Brazil has turned into a black hole for investors. Best advice: Do not invest in Brazilian stocks.
    Apr 4 11:15 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ford Motor: Worth $36 Per Share? [View article]
    Tdot,

    I actually had bought some (F) when it was $12 a a few years ago, but it seemed rangebound then, so I sold it. Why am I buying now instead of when it was at $15 just a few months ago? It is due to the fact that I feel Ford is showing some signs of strengh and the competitors are showing weakness at a time when auto sales seem to be picking up finally. Sure, I could have gone in a dollar ago, but I still did not see ANY car manufacturer looking like a buy in the coming months. Ford has emerged of late and so what if I missed a small gain. I am looking at where this company is going. Ford is the innovator now, not # or Honda. I like BMW, Audi and Mercedes better, but those are luxury brands and of the three BMW(BAMFX) has always been my favorite, but it is hard to buy since there is no US exchange that handles BMW shares.

    I believe that Ford has regained some lost MoJo with its lineup of #, especially the Mustang and Pickups. If I am wrong, I will eat crow here, but (http://bit.ly/pXMU9v) goes higher. As for its PE, sales can alter that this summer. Afterall, lot's of people need to # in the USA since the average age of a car today is now 11 years old. Sales should be very good starting in May. That's it. I trade on gut feelings, not on some chartist's explanation of past history.

    Finally, as for holding this company for more than a year. Yes, this time I am buying Ford for the long haul. I have certain rules for holding/selling a stock, but unless something very negative occurs involving a company, I stick with it. Accounting irregularities, bad management(Ford is extremely well run), products losing their edge, a recession or very negative news, are always reasons to sell a stock(S). I don't see any of that at this time with this company.
    Apr 3 08:15 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Ford Motor: Worth $36 Per Share? [View article]
    I finally caved and bought some Ford shares after all of these years. Why? It is time, that's why. I am going to add to my position while the price stays in the $16-$17 dollar range. With other car makers having difficult times (GM) (TM), Ford seems to be gaining momentum by producing quality vehicles. I was once a (TM) investor and the stock did quite well, but times have changed as Ford has caught up to the rest of the world with vehicles that people like, people trust and people find are good quality for the money. Ford goes higher even if it has been range bound for the last few years.
    Apr 2 11:29 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Old Economy Strikes Again: Why Investors Need To Keep A Close Eye On This Rail Stock [View article]
    I have been long on UNP for the last nine years or so. I have loved this company since my dad bought me a set of Lionel trains so many decades ago and the set had twin diesels painted and printed as Union Pacific. I still have that train set and I am not selling my shares of (UNP) either. I love this stock and rail is growing every year as a way to move just about everything. This company is not only a great investment, but great for the citizens of the USA because it saves a lot of fuel used by trucks and is one of the four major railroads with a virtual monopoly. (UNP) is not going to be adding any new competitors either, the cost is just too high to do so. Need I say more?
    Apr 2 11:16 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Apple About To Crush Sirius XM? [View article]
    Apple is to Sirius as DuckDuckGo is to Google when it comes to search. A true threat.
    Apr 2 09:15 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Apple About To Crush Sirius XM? [View article]
    I don't think AM/FM will disappear just yet anytime soon, although most of the stations are not worth listening to. NPR is a great source of information and enjoyment though and hopefully, never goes away despite the GOP trying to tank it(Republicans hate NPR because this station gives us the truth on things like wars and corruption, two things the GOP seems to want kept quiet if you get my drift).
    Apr 2 09:03 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Apple About To Crush Sirius XM? [View article]
    Glad I got out of Sirius when it hit $3.85 awhile back on merger rumors. Sadly, I had to give up on it after holding it for ten years, yes ten years. Buy in price ten years ago for me was: $5.01. The competition for in car entertainment is fierce and going to grow tougher. Technology for the dashboard will continue to amaze us when we get into our vehicles. The automobile is going through a major transition and someday, you will think you are flying an F-18, not a car. Can SIRI keep up. I doubt it.
    Mar 31 07:59 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Apple About To Crush Sirius XM? [View article]
    The question is this: Why has SIRI's stock price not gone up in ten years? Actually, it has gone down.
    Mar 31 06:14 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Apple About To Crush Sirius XM? [View article]
    Googer, I don't blame you for fighting hard for Sirius, but it is fighting the tide of in car entertainment and that means its market share will go down, not up. Sirius will be around for the next few years, but will its stock price rise much. I don't think so.
    Mar 28 12:28 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Apple About To Crush Sirius XM? [View article]
    I have to agree, since I own both (SIRI) and (AAPL) that Sirius is in deep doo doo. I got rid of most of my (SIRI) when the Liberty merger news hit after owning it for ten years. Apple sees easy pickings in the auto entertainment business and so do many other companies. I knew that once the internet got into the dashboard, it would be curtains for Sirius as it would be forced to compete with some pretty aggressive entities.
    Sirius was a great idea, but the cost to get it off of the ground, literally, was just way too high.
    Mar 28 12:26 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • This Is Still Not The Big One [View article]
    Geez Kevin, funny how you and I think alike on how the market has been behaving. Lower highs, lower lows of late and good opens turning into trash at 3:30PM this week like clockwork. Even good stocks are getting beat up and high flyers are crashing and burning. Today should be a real tell at the 3:30 hour, so let's all focus on the market starting around 3PM. Hope I am wrong and things settle down, but there is just a lack of good news out there and with China and Russia throwing ball bearings into the mix, things are not great. Only bright spot seems to be Europe coming on a bit. Watch BHP Billiton (BHP) and copper prices today. Baltic Dry Index has been getting killed this week. Gregg L
    Mar 28 09:33 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • What's Going On With GASFRAC? [View article]
    Just wanted to add another outstanding author on domestic energy here on SA:

    Richard Zeits:

    http://bit.ly/1h1uDdL
    Mar 21 10:59 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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