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  • General Motors approves 56 ignition switch claims [View news story]
    For months, the dissimulating Management of GM, along with their unethical lawyers and PR tricksters fed the media the fake figure of fatalities of only "13 deaths" caused by their deadly defective GM cars. It is this brazen degree of dishonesty which shakes the trust of investors and consumers and regulators, and that does not augur well for GM's long-suffering shareholders. …funfun..
    Oct 20 02:27 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Monsanto: Engineering EPS Growth [View article]
    Folks, we simply do not believe arcane and academic hypothetical legal liabilities dating back to 1936 of a chemical company long out of existence have any bearing on an investment assessment of the Monsanto agricultural enterprise of today, an enterprise whose intensely-focusssed Management for over more than a decade has very substantially enriched its owners, MON shareholders, by capital stock appreciation and a growing dividend increased in every year.

    Oct 19 07:43 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Obama appoints Ebola czar [View news story]
    Czar Klain is the Eli Gold ("The Good Wife") of the unprincipled Joe Biden under-staffers. But this is not some TV series where political tricks and PR dissimulation is the game of the day; real lives and the health of 317 million women, men, and children in America are critically at stake here. Posing and framing issues for the media by an adversarial legal minion in the Administration is no substitute for intelligent, objective confrontation of Ebola. …funfun..
    Oct 18 11:04 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Comparing North America's 3 Largest Agricultural Chemicals Companies [View article]
    Based on 2013 sales, DuPont lags behind both Monsanto and Dow Chemical in crop protection/ag chemicals, and on a global scale, DuPont plays sixth fiddle behind world-leader, Sygenta, and Bayer, BASF, Dow Chemical, and Monsanto.

    Secondly, we question the rosy next five-year EPS growth of 7.76% for the shrinking DuPont conglomerate. In the process of breaking apart, DuPont Management will be ditching two centuries of core competency in chemicals next year 2015 by spinning off its chemical operations to DD shareholders, not selling to a third party, Teflon, TIO2, acids, refrigerants and other fluorochemicals. In dumping chemicals, DuPont will lose $7 billion in revenues or circa 20% of its total yearly revenue of $36 billion, and a big chunk of net profits and contribution to its obese overhead.

    Oct 18 07:23 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Obama appoints Ebola czar [View news story]
    As a lawyer by trade, the first official act of Czar Klain will be to bring legal action against Texas Presbyterian Hospital and its doctors and nurses, a move to throw the klieg lights off the gross negligence of the White House and the bumbling CDC in mismanaging this growing Ebola crisis. Czar Klain will also help the President drive his frightening political agenda of Africa-First, America-Second.

    Parodically posted but only in part. …funfun..
    Oct 18 05:21 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Bank Of America - No Surprises, Operational Improvements And Multi-Billion Legal Fees [View article]
    On the other hand, "large share repurchases" may not be "just around the corner."

    Regulators are not likely to allow this Bank with such a long documented history of abuse and corruption to reduce its capital quickly and substantially by buying back a large and meaningful quantity of its nearly 11 billion shares outstanding.

    Merely the individual opinion of one investor in bank equities…funfun..
    Oct 18 05:06 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Monsanto: Engineering EPS Growth [View article]

    Perhaps you may want to consider the applicability of the statute of limitations to potential liabilities arising from ancient acts of a corporation no longer in existence, those acts going back into distant history during the last century as far back as 1936, which you cite with great confidence. Moreover, how many witnesses can an academic eco-agitator round up for a court action and trial from 1936? …funfun..
    Oct 18 04:58 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Monsanto: Engineering EPS Growth [View article]
    "As I would also expect, the benefit for public health may also work out to be a liability for Monsanto due to its ownership of G.D. Searle," says one anti-Monsanto commentator with vigour.

    Folks, the Monsanto agricultural company of today has never owned G. D. Searle. This unit was part of the old Monsanto Chemical Company, which transferred the unit to Pfizer eleven years ago in 2003, which in turn retired the name.

    How desperate are the critics to smear Monsanto by misleading references and sleight of hand? And why?

    Oct 17 08:35 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • General Motors General Counsel to step down [View news story]
    The retirement of this overlord of GM's disreputable Legal Department is overdue by many years. …funfun..
    Oct 17 03:55 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Obama appoints Ebola czar [View news story]
    Ah…yes…Exactly what America needs in the midst of this dangerous medical crisis:

    A Spin Doctor.

    Oct 17 03:53 PM | 9 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Obama appoints Ebola czar [View news story]
    Seeking Alpha Editors have every right to editorialise and share their thoughts on matters which may impact the overall market or specific individual stocks.

    The undersigned retail investor benefits greatly from a diversity of opinion, and yes, including those opinions written with wit and bite.

    Oct 17 03:52 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ford picks up market share in Europe as GM contracts [View news story]
    Another on-base hit by superior-managed Ford Motor Company.

    Oct 17 11:44 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Strong month for European car sales [View news story]
    Hmmmm…Looks like amongst its superior-managed competitors, General Motors continues to flounder in Europe, its prospects dimming. No other car-maker demonstrated a pronounced decline in September. …funfun..
    Oct 17 08:15 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bank Of America - No Surprises, Operational Improvements And Multi-Billion Legal Fees [View article]
    The undeniable commercial reality is Brian Moynihan, a lawyer by trade, has been one of the very top executive leaders of Bank of America since 2004, part of the team who sent this once reputable bank on to the rocks in the first place. Now he remains embedded in both the Chairman's and the CEO's position, a conflict of interest which hardly benefits long suffering BAC shareholders, in our opinion. …funfun..
    Oct 16 03:46 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • General Motors' Problems Are About To Get Worse [View article]
    Fellow Investors, not to blow our own trumpet, but we have been right on this troubled motorcar Company all year long. GM shares opened the year on Jan. 3, 2014 @ 40.92. A few moments ago this afternoon, Oct. 16, 2014, GM was changing hands at 29.92, a whopping $11.00 lower!

    The shares reflect the undeniable commercial reality the Management and the Company they run is fumbling and struggling with stumbling and plummeting movements (which as intelligent, educated readers recognise is the meaning of "flounder").

    Oct 16 02:12 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment