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  • Target's Canadian Stores Will Continue To Weigh Down The Stock [View article]
    Exactly. This is my problem with Target. They let Amazon run their internet sales for years and the Canadian execution looks poor to say the least. What this says to me is poor management. That is a huge deal when you consider that Target will loose sales in the foreseeable future to internet consumers. Every year more and more. With incompetent management these problems are slow to be addressed. Most people are in Target for the dividend. What happens when the dividend fails to increase or even decrease? This coming up decade will be very different from the last decade. You can't just sit back and expect TGT will have the same growth. Stores are expensive to maintain they need to be on their A game to compete with the online retailer.

    The real question to me is how good is current Target management? So far it's not looking good.
    Dec 21 07:14 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Target Corp. - To Soar Despite Challenging Retail Environment [View article]
    True if the stock falls a bit it could represent a good buying opportunity.
    Buying TGT as a growth stock and collecting a dividend sounds tempting. I just have a negative slant on these general store retailers long term especially if they are not gaining ground on internet sales where more and more money is being spent every year.

    Also their opening in Canada was so poorly done I worry they will be like Big Lots after 5 years of loosing money and finally abandon Canada.
    Dec 21 04:23 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Target Corp. - To Soar Despite Challenging Retail Environment [View article]
    I respect your stance on TGT but I must disagree.
    The poor expansion execution in Canada says one thing for me; Poor Management.
    Not only are retail stores losing market share every year to the online customer but TGT competes with an army of competitors Wal-mart, Best Buy, Home Depot, Sears, and on and on. Those Canadian stores could be a curse with the extra overhead.
    Now you have this 40 million credit card theft thing! Who do you think will have to pick up the bill? Visa? Master Card? No of course it will be Target; it happened in their stores! Who else would be liable? This hurts them in the public eye during the critical holiday season. I mean do you really want to shop at TGT now?
    I say cleaning up this mess (sales promotions, investigation, extra customer service reps, legal fees, and finally settlement) will cost anywhere from $250 to $500 million; not to mention the loss of sales right before Christmas. Next earnings at the end of FEB could come in below expectations even though they have already lowered expectations and the forward guidance could be poor as well.

    I just think things could get ugly real fast for TGT. The average analyst has a Hold rating on TGT and a few have a Buy rating. What happens to the stock price when they start downgrading their expectations? What happens when TGT breaks through its 52 week low of $58.01? Even if you are bullish long term why not wait for TGT to go down further; which IMO I think certainly will.
    Dec 20 05:39 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Headed To $700 In 2014, What's Next For The Market [View article]
    You're right. But I don't see Apple going to the moon either. I just think it will get back to $700 sometime next year. The China mobile deal ( I know mostly priced in already but they will continue to grow in China), institutional investors getting back in and with that their upgrades and I believe they will introduce a larger iphone in 2014. i-tv and i-watch would just be small bonuses.
    Dec 8 09:36 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • GameStop: Why This Much-Shorted Company Won't Fail Anytime Soon [View article]
    Thank you for the link. I wonder why there are no stores in Great Britain. Also there is a huge gaming community in Asia; if only GME could get in there.
    Dec 6 08:38 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Headed To $700 In 2014, What's Next For The Market [View article]
    I see Apple going back up to $700 in the longer term although I would not be surprised to see a pull back after its recent gains. But do you really want to try and pick a bottom for that pull back?

    If you own it hold it. If you don't, buy it now or maybe a little later when the price falls a bit. If you are going to sell... you are gambling.
    Dec 6 08:28 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • GameStop: Why This Much-Shorted Company Won't Fail Anytime Soon [View article]
    What about GME growth? Do you know if they are growing in Europe? South America? Asia? Do they even have stores in South America or Asia? I heard they were opening stores in Europe or at least planning to do so.
    Dec 5 07:14 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry's Spiral Into Oblivion Is Accelerating - Epilogue [View article]
    how could it have hit rock bottom when the share price a year ago was $6 and it's in even worse shape now?
    Sep 22 09:07 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry Q2 Results Are Not What They Seem To Be; We Deserve An Explanation [View article]
    @ Wallace
    Now that is smart investing. Too many people on here are too emotional on BBRY. Pinning their money on hopes and dreams. Cut your loses because nobody knows where this company is going. Even if you are long why not cut now and reenter lower? I see BBRY falling back down to $6 or $7 for awhile. Maybe it gets bought out for $9 sometime after December. Feel sorry for anyone with calls above $10 though.
    Sep 22 01:09 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry Q2 Results Are Not What They Seem To Be; We Deserve An Explanation [View article]
    slimmed down humbled company? okay so lets say that happens. It will take at least a year and the market cap would be half of what it is today. BBRY $4 a share sounds like a company I want to own.

    Stop investing with your heart. I don't care what happens to BBRY but I do know I would not want to own this stock.
    Sep 22 12:40 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Buy Blackberry, Even If No One Bids On It [View article]
    lol what a poorly timed article. The only question is do I sell my PUTs on Monday or wait till BBRY officially releases earnings Friday hmmm... can BBRY go lower?
    Sep 20 06:18 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nokia Lumia 1020: Much Ado About Nothing [View article]
    Also not just teenagers take picture what about a mom who wants to take pictures of her kids? I know you might say they would use an actual camera but who is going to carry a camera where ever they go?
    Jul 24 05:22 PM | 12 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nokia Lumia 1020: Much Ado About Nothing [View article]
    Apples Siri is more of a gimmick than Nokias camera. Honestly how many people do you see ever using it? I notice most people take pictures with their smartphone camera I see people taking everyday. So if you want the best camera on your smartphone the Lumia 1020 is what you will want.
    Jul 24 05:19 PM | 23 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nokia Lumia 1020: Much Ado About Nothing [View article]
    Another dumb ONYX Investments article. Are you suppose to be an investment firm or something? Just garbage.
    Jul 24 05:16 PM | 21 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Windows Stores Will Be Bullish For Windows Phone [View article]
    This is a huge benefit for Microsoft and Nokia. It will increase exposure to the windows 8 products throughout the USA. Increasing sales and market share which will fuel more and improved app ecosystem. This will in turn grow those windows products for the world market. Gamers will be curious to check out the Xbox One but since the Xbox One will be marketed as a "all in one" entertainment device you will find non- gamers purchasing it. The ultimate benefit to this deal besides the overall exposure will be the ability for Microsoft to show how an Xbox One, Win 8 computer / tablet and Win 8 phone all work seamlessly with one another. The power of that is tremendous as this will be the future / standard of what consumers will expect when purchasing their media. Why purchase 3 different things that do not link up or do so poorly when you can have 3 things that "talk" to each other and interact seamlessly.
    Jun 16 01:39 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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