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  • Apple Shares Set To Rise [View article]
    A watch, TV, electronic payments - why aren't there 5 to 10 more things in the pipeline? Investors should be getting news about innovative life and social improving developments. Where are the appliances, security items (cameras), home medical devices....Are the creative people all working on the same things at the same time?
    Feb 14, 2013. 04:58 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Sprint: Ready To Double [View article]
    Take a closer look - Virgin Mobile is going to offer the pre-paid I-phone 4s at the end of June for $30 a month. That alone can spike Sprint into the mid 4's.
    Jun 18, 2012. 05:36 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Medical Marijuana: The Show's Over, Folks [View article]
    If I had gotten in at .03 (about 30 shares per dollar after all the special penny stock fees my broker charges) when it first appeared on my radar I would be happy to sell some now at .28. They have many products and everyone knows that there are only a few markets open to them to sell right now. Imagine the condition if they were allowed to sell in 20, 30, 40 or even all 50 states plus Puerto Rico. Just being able to restore appetite to those battling cancer is enough to sell me on their products.
    Feb 21, 2013. 08:55 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple: Tim Cook Isn't The Problem [View article]
    I agree whole heartedly! A split that is announced and broadcast on billboards and social media would allow hoards of potential investors to gather resources and get in. A 6 for 1 or even 10 for 1 would make current holders very happy and at $50 ps be affordable to the masses with great growth possible.
    Feb 15, 2013. 08:44 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Steve Jobs' Big Blunder Is Starting To Cost Apple [View article]
    Apple could make another mint and change the world by creating a clip-on camera that uses the i-phone to stream video into the cloud. Criminals would have less argument of their deeds at all levels of society. There's a radio interview on right now of a guy who has stolen dozens of phones - he could have been stopped much sooner had his actions been broadcast early on. School bullies are a top reason students drop out - they can be stopped with a clip on camera the very first time they victimize people. Accidents, mistreatment, thefts, many violations can be documented and bring safety back to civil society. I'll pay $100 bucks for a great discrete camera and use it every time I go out of my home.
    Feb 13, 2013. 10:41 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Sprint's 'Network Vision' Reason To Buy Now [View article]
    It's been said Sprint is the third horse in a two horse race more than once lately. Now that Virgin has the iPhone4s they're guaranteed a surge in Black Friday (Christmas sales). They couldn't have timed this better to save costs on marketing (which is always a productive option should demand subside) and allow non-contract people plenty of time to save up the $700 through the summer/autumn seasons. Debt should decrease, hiring increase while customer numbers will obviously continue to grow - their in-store customer service is always outstanding - even better confidence is to come. But why aren't they displaying and selling top end iPads too? Just 10 iPads on display could give an even broader market good reason to enter any store. Thinking big, Devices could be bundled .. the phone and pad together with good warranties and leather cases with a year's service all discounted just a tad. People who have been on the fence could pay say $2300 and properly own both devices handsomely protected with no service bill for 12 months. Plenty of take away value there and no subconscious nagging about subsidies. Another thing they could do is bring Photo JoJo items into their stores to attract the growing photography crowd. Connecting real deal SLR lenses to an i-phone (with or without a tripod) is a terrific experience and PhotoJJ has the goods to do it.
    Jul 5, 2012. 06:25 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Apple Obsession And The Facebook IPO [View article]
    I just saw a video that showed the Iphone5 that looked 3mm thick, had a full size keyboard (with a mouse?) projecting onto a tabletop and a hologram projector to watch videos - it's beautiful and floats away from the device like R2D2 from the Star Wars movie....Should we even be calling these devices 'smart-phones' or are they more like 'super-phones?' What's next? Will Apple one day revive shaking hands to seal a deal or kiss a loved one goodnight through projected sensory light from our phone, eye wear or wristwatch devices? Will we be able to touch things or try them on before actually ordering the item? The Iphone5 is something to behold.
    May 17, 2012. 12:45 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's March Quarter Results: The Good, The Bad And The Irrelevant [View article]
    Refinement, durability, longevity - Coolness for all ages. There are thousands of white Macbooks from the early 2000's that still run today as amazing as on day one. The quality of these products put them on the top of everyone's Christmas list. Now it would be nice for Apple to invest back into the US worker by opening a few hundred small plants to make wifi appliances, cars, exercise equipment and lawn mowers. Having things like these integrated would reduce energy waste and remind us to do certain things. I have a feeling Apple would give us the best and safest ovens, fridges, stand mixers, laundry machines and coffee makers that can all chat with our phone or pad when a door seal is getting old or more water is needed for the bread dough. Apple stores could become Apple malls with a little less profit in mind and more local long term investment. More jobs more sales more innovation more prestige more impact.
    Apr 25, 2012. 06:12 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Don't Give Up On Joe's Jeans [View article]
    I have always wanted to buy in but the item pricing is nothing short of scary. Buying three pairs of women's (skinnies that don't even go to the ankle) pants at Joe's website can cost more than 60 pairs from Kmart or 48 pairs at Target. They actually have $700 pants! Granted - they are leather. BUT 700 Dollars? There should be insurance policies offered for $700 pants. After taking the time to do some deeper research of how customers feel after wearing the clothes and considering a sp of $1.67 and Mr. Big's payout, I'm not only going to invest but will be ordering a few pairs of pants to try out too.
    Apr 17, 2013. 11:55 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • 3D Systems Is Worth $47 [View article]
    Very satisfying article telling us DDD is undervalued and should be back to it's Jan 2013 sp levels for a host of reasons. Those who believe 3D printing is going to spell the end of "Made in China" are probably right on. The US has been consuming Asian goods since the 1970's but the tide may turn quickly when we can make our own stuff at home very quickly and out of the very things we are throwing away twice a week. When Plastics, Metals, and junk mail can be safely reused at home to print things like roof tiles, footwear and throw rugs the way we live will definitively change. Imagining things like having buckets of nutrients and flavor powders delivered by UPS from Amazon allowing people to print real food is not so farfetched - Here is a video of a cake:
    Mar 27, 2013. 11:24 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is 3D Printing A Huge Bubble? [View article]
    I agree with Sabalos. Fund Managers that buy in at the recently reported levels can't be making these decisions by themselves. Analysis, visits, communications and game plans have got to be thoroughly reviewed and agreed upon before taking these large percentage positions. But the question on the table for me is indeed what the heck are consumers going to print with these machines that will keep them wanting to keep printing? Food, Rental houses, what will it be? I'm long on DDD and after this last week kind of feel like a horse with blinders on.
    Feb 19, 2013. 11:09 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Ramifications Of Knight Capital Group's Trading Technology Glitch [View article]
    I would sleep easy - it's never been this low so you are spelunking but keep in mind that last year around this time it put on 30% in two months until August came. Where the bottom is on this occasion is anyone's guess but the p/e is strong amongst peers so support (and your bounce) should be worthy.
    Aug 1, 2012. 07:16 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Nokia Is Finnished: Prepare For Bankruptcy [View article]
    This situation is frightening. I remember the early 2000 to 2002 period when Nokia was like the Volkswagen of phones - they were everywhere. Although we may not be able to invest in them, I get the feeling that the best 2 year percentage growth among the companies mentioned in this piece is going to come from Huawei Technologies.
    Jul 10, 2012. 04:03 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Ford Is Worth $20 [View article]
    Ford is a powerhouse. If they were to create or buy a watercraft and ATV company they could sell more than just the truck and get exciting again - "Jet ski, trailer and 4 wheeler custom paint matched and bundled (financed) with your F150 sir?" Healthcare is uber-expensive no doubt, but on the brighter side, the computer, robot, laser and 3D printer have drastically reduced the number of future retirees. Their Eco-boost and hybrid engines are getting excellent mileage while providing great power in vehicles that weigh more than 3200 lbs. Solid units built to last. They could probably increase sales by offering all of their models in an optional tubo-diesel all wheel drive configuration, including the Mustang. With Ford being around 9.35 today - it's a buy.
    Jul 9, 2012. 12:54 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • A study from CIRP estimates Sprint (S) accounts for just 9% of iPhone sales at Apple Stores, and 19% of sales at Best Buy. This compares with 63% and 60%, respectively, for AT&T (T). Also, 94% of Verizon and AT&T iPhone subs bought a second iPhone from the carrier, thus limiting Sprint's ability to poach. The study raises fresh questions about whether Sprint can hit its iPhone purchase commitments, and also helps explain why Verizon felt comfortable hiking service plan prices. (also)  [View news story]
    Virgin Mobile has a very busy 3 months ahead - $35 pre-paid iPhone 4S. Sprint's outlook is gleaming,
    Jun 27, 2012. 01:06 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment