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  • How Warren Buffett Earns $900 In Dividends Per Minute [View article]
    Why do you suppose he advocates raising taxes?
    Like all businessmen he makes policy recommendations that are self serving.
    If the tax money gets redistributed poor people can buy more Coke!
    WB receives dividends from many consumer goods companies and regardless of the tax law he's not going to be paying it..... We are!
    Jul 9 03:17 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How Warren Buffett Earns $900 In Dividends Per Minute [View article]
    I agree but if you consider how much capital you have accrued right now and invested it as proposed in companies that continually raise their dividend at roughly 10% per year, in 26 years you might enjoy the same type income.
    That's $37,000.00 for every $100,000.00. A gallon of Gas will be $15.00
    But you get the idea. Besides what else can you do with similar reliability?
    Jul 9 03:02 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Kinder Morgan: One's Bark Is Always Worse Than One's Bite [View article]
    Buffet is self serving as he profits enormously from transportation of oil by rail.
    Jun 10 09:06 AM | 20 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why I Don't Do Discounted Cash Flow Analysis On Dividend Paying Stocks [View article]
    DCF is a good benchmark you use to determine if the company you selected is still meeting your objectives. The stock price and Dividend might be secure for a few years but if you pay attention you might be able to replace it with a more sound investment. Without metrics you're just guessing. You need quantitave measures to hold management accountable.
    Or you could get that monkey that throws darts to select stocks.
    Or train the monkey to throw with greater accuracy. ( of future outcomes !)
    PS. Rent the monkey to deduct the expense
    Jun 4 09:42 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Real Question In Green Clouds [View article]
    All this Green movement does it raise the cost of electricity and hence crushes the poor or guarantees that they stay poor. Liberals are so myopic in their approach to problems. Public welfare As implemented has only made the problem worse.
    Increasing costs in electricity and environmental compliance in the USA only increases the import of goods in countries that don't have the same labor laws or environmental constraints and hence kills jobs here in the USA.
    May 22 10:03 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why This Dividend Aristocrat ETF Isn't So Noble [View article]
    If you have $100,000 or more you get preferred status at most discount brokers and they would happily make these trades for you. If you wanted to rebalance periodically all you would have to do is call. They would figure it out for you. I suspect by your comment you don't have $1,000,000 as in order to accumulate that much you need to watch the nickels and you seem not to care about dollars slipping through your fingers....
    May 20 10:38 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Latest Developments In The Saga [View article]
    It's only money well spent when the R&D results in tangible profitable products at higher than current margins or some operating cost reducing measure. Otherwise it would have been better spent pay down debt or paying a dividend.
    Apr 28 11:25 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What Is 'Quality' In A Stock? [View article]
    This isn't a university test, this is life. You get better results on your homework when you collaborate with others. The exchange of ideas will ultimately make you a better a student.
    Apr 27 10:58 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • RetailMeNot And The Changing World Of Digital Coupons [View article]
    Why is it unfair to partner with Google? I think that is smart.
    Feb 10 12:00 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Under NHTSA Investigation Raises Possible Infraction [View article]
    By the time you are ready to buy the market will be flooded with choices at lower cost and Tesla will be toes up.
    Tesla will go the way of the Delorean.
    Nov 25 12:17 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • How I Explain Amazon's Stock Performance [View article]
    Don't you mean you have some very attractive eco rich terrain for sale at an attractive price. As soon as they build the mall "Next year" if will be worth a fortune!
    Nov 6 04:48 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Basic Fallacy In Momentum Stock Analysis [View article]
    Bingo....Past performance is no guarantee of future results.....
    However if you're a betting man or investing man. Past Behavior of Management is good indicator of what the future will bring. In the case of AMZN it appears more deceit but no profits. My guess would be in order for stock options to be excercied requires a certain conspiracy to exisit inside of the AMZN spin zone.
    Oct 28 10:13 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Basic Fallacy In Momentum Stock Analysis [View article]
    You Wrote:
    "However, over the past 12-months, Apple's stock price has declined by 33.5%. This has been a real stinker. Investors put the stock up for sale once earnings stopped growing. After all, the price of the stock is dependent on whether it can or cannot compound earnings. The power of compound earnings is the primary driver for high multiples over earnings. Something Apple seems to be lacking much of."

    Why would this not be a true statement for AMZN? And you might say its not so much a technology company as it is retail. No Retailer in this country grows its' stock price at the expense of earnings! However later in your article you claim an increase in market share would improve each companies position (MSFT and GOOG). In the AMZN analogy that means Apple simply needs to lower it's prices and price of the stock will soar like AMZN.
    Oh but that will affect earnings.. So You don't understand Paulo's analysis which is open to everyone to examine but we're supposed to understand yours?
    Oct 28 10:02 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Another Insane Apple Advantage [View article]
    bought 10000 shares at $1.58
    Oct 2 11:42 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How Ugly Will's Earnings Be? [View article]
    I think you have demonstrated here pretty clearly that it takes more time to explain simple math to morons than one can imagine.
    Now imagine explaining a complex electronic device. If Amazon charges your account for the help desk then Bezos is a genius....But I doubt he could manage that for long.
    Sep 30 10:19 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment