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  • Previewing Apple's Earnings Through The Eyes Of Its Suppliers [View article]
    He can bask in the glory of his pennies, then.

    I wasn't criticizing for the sake of criticizing. I believe that the article lacks substance and doesn't deliver on the title of the article.
    Jan 4 12:38 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Previewing Apple's Earnings Through The Eyes Of Its Suppliers [View article]
    One-third of your article lists earnings reporting dates and information about companies that report after Apple. I'm afraid this boy was born without horse sense. The entire premise of the article is to look at Apple's suppliers to gain insight into what Apple's earnings might be, yet we're supposed to derive that information from Skyworks alone.

    Lots of redundancy, improper use of "to", little actual information in the article...

    Overall, just poorly written and lacking substance.
    Jan 3 03:13 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Amazon A Buy Or Sell In 2013? [View article]
    So this is based on the assumption that AMZN can double their net margin in a year? Hmmmmm...
    Jan 2 02:04 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Muscle Pharm Corporation: Potential For A Multi-Bagger If Cost Structure Is Addressed [View article]
    As someone who works out and does a lot of researching before buying products, I can safely say that Muscle Pharm's products are superior and popular. That doesn't mean the company is a good investment, unfortunately. I'd love to believe in this company, but they seem to be reckless and irresponsible. They spend lots of money on a state of the art MMA training facility in Denver but can't get their finances straight. Until the executives prove their worth, I won't be investing in Muscle Pharm.
    Jan 2 05:07 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Time To Avoid U.S. Equities [View article]
    Where do you conspiracy theorists hang out? On a Ron Paul forum somewhere? In a bath tub full of gold eagle coins? In a 2012 Mayan apocalypse bunker? I just don't get it. I think the S&P will have another 10% gain this year.

    We are attempting to inflate our way out of this national debt, as is basically every other major country. How is this new "funny money" any different than the money that was being printed before the crisis?
    Jan 1 03:25 AM | 13 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Outlook 2013: Americans Are Going Broke [View article]
    Blah blah blah... let me know how your bomb shelter construction is going. The United States still has too much intrinsic wealth in the form of homes, assets, infrastructure. We will deal with currency problems and deficit problems on a global scale when the need arises. The world is not ending any time soon.
    Jan 1 03:18 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Can A New Management Team Spur Growth In This Undervalued Tech Company? [View article]
    Be sure to proofread. There are a few minor, but significant, typos.

    "Alibaba is a large Chinese tech company very similar to Amazon, of which Yahoo bought a 40% stake for $1 billion in 2005. Yahoo recently sold 20% of their stake for $7.6 billion under their new management, of which $6.3 billion was cash. This values the remaining business at $38 billion, and Yahoo's remaining 20% stake at another $7.6 billion."

    It should say Yahoo sold half their stake in Alibaba. 50% of 40% = 20.... 20% of 40% = 8%.

    Also, is it fair to say that Yahoo's remaining 20% stake in Alibaba hasn't changed value since 2005? I doubt it is worth an identical amount.
    Jan 1 12:23 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Intel's Upcoming Q4 Earnings: The Must Read Guide [View article]
    I agree with your general sentiments Ashraf that INTC is a good buy at these levels. The "death of the PC" has been baked into the share price, and any positive news or market rally will send this stock back to $25-27 territory. As to Alex... why are you using tangible book value as a metric to say whether INTC is fairly valued? It's so silly. Intel's R&D budget is about the size of nvidia and AMD's market caps combined. They will succeed long-term. Use the current market pessimism to your advantage as an investor.
    Dec 31 05:54 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Dividend Investors Should Get Ready To Load Up [View article]
    Long-term, the "fiscal cliff" is such a minor event. If the market sells off in a significant way, I would consider it an obvious buying opportunity.
    Dec 30 05:10 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Herbalife: Value Pick Or Short Candidate? [View article]
    I scratch my head as I try to understand the logic of applying Benjamin Graham style investing to a company that is under intense scrutiny of being a pyramid scheme. It's hard to apply any fundamental valuation analysis when the entire legitimacy of the company is in question. Wouldn't you agree? This seems like such a stupid analysis. No offense to the author, but it seems very, very.... stupid.
    Dec 29 09:11 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Get Rich From Retiring Baby Boomers With This Little-Known Stock [View article]
    This is a pretty bizarre stock to try and tie to retiring baby boomers. This article doesn't pass the smell test.
    Dec 29 01:48 AM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • AIG Is The Best Insurance Play For 2013 [View article]
    AIG is a good long-term investment. If you are going to be submitting articles regularly, maybe consider a picture other than a self-portrait in your bathroom. You might get more followers and be taken more seriously.
    Dec 27 01:09 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • In Defense Of Herbalife: Arguments Against Ackman's Short Thesis [View article]
    So..... your general argument is that Bill Ackman is wrong because insiders at the company own 2% of shares outstanding and that Mr. Ackman lives in an affluent neighborhood? Are you serious? For one thing, I've never seen anyone with an Herbalife product or an Herbalife bag or an Herbalife anything. Have you? Considering the size of this company I find it pretty bizarre. Regarding insiders owning 2% of shares outstanding as reason that it can't be a pyramid scheme, that also makes no sense. As long as the music keeps playing, their stock still has value. I don't have a position either way, but it looks like the music is about to stop playing for HLF.
    Dec 22 04:40 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Top 10 Pick: Buy Berkshire Hathaway [View article]
    $90 investment vs. $136,000 investment? I dunno.
    Dec 21 12:33 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Selling In PIMCO's High Income Fund Continues [View article]
    What are you smoking?
    Dec 17 05:50 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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