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  • Tesla: The One Major Item That Concerns Me [View article]
    "TSLA is a MOMO-stock, pumped by analysts. A non-profitable hobby horse for its pep-talk CEO."

    Right on, Musk has the media wrapped around his little finger. So Edmund, Motor Trend had problems in less then a year driving the Model S along with Consumers Report. That is brushed off like it is nothing so Musk raises the warrantee to 8 years and said the cost would be minor. 8 years is a long time when these didn't make it a year. They talk about increase production that drove up the stock price . The sales growth between quarter one to quarter 2 wasn't that much. Myself I don't chase bubble 2000 after the Media made Y2K bubble was a good lesson.
    Aug 18 10:31 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla: Is The 'Bubble' About To Burst? Shorts Will Finally Be Rewarded [View article]
    Lets go back the Enron days and all the Analysts pimping that on CNBC along with Worldcom. CNBC is the mouthpiece for the Crooks on Wall Street. So Consumers Report had some problems with the model s in one year. CNBC down played the story. What will be the story in 4 or 5 years of driving. Consumer Report bashed a GM name plate that was the same vehicle as the Toyota that got a high grade from them. Friday after the market closed Tesla annouced they was increasing the warranty on Drive Trains. Again a another down play be CNBC. If they are going bad in less than a year, how many will last 8 years. CNBC never mention about Edmunds and Motor Trend.
    Perhaps most highly visible is that Edmund's test car recently received its fourth unit while Motor Trend went through two.
    Aug 16 10:15 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla: The One Major Item That Concerns Me [View article]
    Fact remain no way should Tesla have a $33 billion market cap just check the sales growth from the first and second quarters. So in the last quarter they gave production numbers first you have to have buyers for everyone you put out the door. Analysts are in it for the money. If you are old enought and watch cnbc they always had Analysts on Pimping Enron and Worldcom. They Pimp some Companies and always bash other.
    Aug 14 08:56 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla: The One Major Item That Concerns Me [View article]
    The Tesla stock is a media feed bubble just like how Enron was. The vehicle is nice but there is no way this company should have a $32 Billion market cap, $5 billion maybe. They say its a growth company, I didn't see that much growth in sales from Quarter one to Two. But Tesla Debt went up 55%
    1) Tesla's debt load. Tesla increased its long-term debt by 55% compared to
    Q1 to $2.36 billion. Much of this is intended to finance the Gigafactory. As
    a result, Tesla's interest cost nearly tripled compared to Q1 to $31.2
    million from $11.8 million.
    The Palo Alto, California-based company reported a loss of $61.9 million, or
    50 cents per share, compared with a loss of $30.5 million, or 26 cents per
    share, in the same quarter a year ago.

    Phil Lebeau of CNBC Behind the Wheel said they made a profit on TV. CNBC always pimps Tesla.
    The Story that got no media attention, that may have cut into profits.
    Published July 13, 2014
    There are an increasing number of reports about Tesla's (NASDAQ:TSLA) Model S
    drivetrains needing complete replacements, either because of unusual noise
    or outright failures. Perhaps most highly visible is that Edmund's test car
    recently received its fourth unit while Motor Trend went through two. If one
    reads the comments under these articles as well as numerous threads both on
    Tesla's own message forum (here and here are two of the latest) and that of
    the "Tesla Motors Club," it appears that these aren't isolated cases and
    that when performed out of warranty the repair costs approximately $ 15,000.
    This potential drivetrain problem has significant negative ramifications for
    Tesla's profitability due to the expense of repairs performed under warranty
    as well as future liabilities incurred under the company's "Resale Value
    Guarantee" program. (The resale issue is likely to occur because as word of
    the problem spreads,;
    Aug 12 08:57 AM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Pembina Pipeline's (PBA) CEO Michael Dilger on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript [View article]
    I got it when they bought PVX which I have owned for some time
    Aug 11 06:14 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla: Poised To Miss Overly Sanguine Guidance [View article]
    The Model S is a nice Vehicle, but the Tesla Stock is a bubble, media feed. Enron and Worldcom was also hyped by CNBC.. Tesla sold 14,036 in 6 months GM sold over 500,000 vehicles in America and China in July. Tesla has a $31 billion market cap GM $53 billion. Our Media doesn't hold Elon Musk to all his babble
    Aug 7 09:07 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • General Motors: Effects Of The Recalls Will Become Apparent [View article]
    Warren Buffett just ordered a new Cadillac. The writer of this story is trying to bash GM. Production Halted in South Africa GM isn't the only company losing production there so is Toyota and Ford and everyone else in business there.
    GM first half sales just short of 5 million with a market cap the smallest of the large Auto makers only a third of Toyota and 10 billion less than Ford and the least debt.
    Jul 17 09:06 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • This GM Bull Says 'Sell General Motors Right Now' [View article]
    The Analysts expected a 8.5% drop in GM sales.
    General Motors June U.S. sales • 9:38 AM

    General Motors (GM) unit sales +1.0% to 267,461 to mark a surprising result with expectations on record for a 6.3% decrease in the month.
    Retail sales increased 1% in June.
    Perhaps a surprise given the overload of recall news, but General Motors (GM) was the automaker which showed the biggest increase in average transaction price over the last year.

    GM's level of incentive spending was also 11.9% lower than a year ago.
    Hyundau (OTC:HYMLF) increased incentive spending by 43% to over $2K per vehicle in an effort to defend market share.
    Jul 2 09:51 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • This GM Bull Says 'Sell General Motors Right Now' [View article]
    A Toyota problem that didn't get all the Headlines like a GM recall.
    April 8, 2014 - A Toyota oil consumption lawsuit has been filed on behalf of
    consumers in California, Florida, Washington, New York and ew Jersey.

    The plaintiffs, represented by Richard D. McCune, Jr. of McCuneWright LLP,
    claim Toyota knew certain vehicles equipped with 2AZ-FE engines have a
    defect that causes oil consumption at a rapid rate.

    The Toyota vehicles cited in the lawsuit include the following:

    a.. 2007 - 2011 Camry Hybrid
    b.. 2007 - 2009 Camry
    c.. 2009 Corolla
    d.. 2009 Matrix
    e.. 2006 - 2008 R4
    f.. 2007 - 2008 Solara
    g.. 2007 - 2009 Scion tC
    h.. 2008 - 2009 Scion xB
    i.. The consumer fraud lawsuit alleges Toyota told dealers about
    problem in 2011 but refused to pay to fix the vehicles when contacted by
    owners. Additionally, the plaintiffs allege Toyota knew the engines would
    start guzzling oil as the vehicles neared the end of the warranty.
    Toyota certainly knows of the issue because in February the law firm of
    Chimicles & Tikellis LLP opened an investigation into a potential
    class-action lawsuit for the same alleged problems.
    Jun 28 08:59 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • This GM Bull Says 'Sell General Motors Right Now' [View article]
    Ray, its like our media wants to kill what few American companies we have left. On Friday late afternoon when GM annouced a truck recall my Yahoo stock page with about 20 companies some I own some I watch. Yahoo had 8 GM news wire stories in a row. Our news doesn't sell facts anymore they sell opinions. How many have seen the accident police report of the 13 that have died because of the switch. No wonder NHTSA didn't force a recall. Open and read Auto News the only one that showed them.
    Jun 28 08:51 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • This GM Bull Says 'Sell General Motors Right Now' [View article]
    Right on Mike, When the Japanese had a recall because of the Takata Airbags it was a Takata recall in the few headlines for the recall. When GM with a few its a GM recalls with every news wire putting a different spin on it. It looks like Mary is cleaning house on anything GM is having a few customer complaints on.
    Jun 28 08:40 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 4 Reasons Why Investors Should Buy General Motors On The Drop [View article]
    Is it time to forget the recalls, lawsuits and fines and take another look at General Motors? One influential Wall Street bank thinks so.
    Goldman Sachs (GS) listed GM (GM) among 15 stocks it says "offer better growth, value, and yield" than other comparable companies. It was the first time Goldman compiled the list, which was published in its weekly note to clients. GM shares currently trade at about 9 times next year's expected earnings, compared with nearly 16 for the average company in the S&P 500.
    Jun 23 07:26 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 4 Reasons Why Investors Should Buy General Motors On The Drop [View article]
    They sold their free shares in March As a stockholder of any company I vote against free shares for any Exc. If they deserve a Bonus pay it in cash.
    Jun 23 07:22 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Not So Fast, GM Isn't Off The Hook Yet [View article]
    While leaving Texas in the middle of April that already 758 had died on Texas roads in 2014. Will CNBC do a show on Them? That makes three times the NBC Networks First with the Dateline lie and then putting a designator in the truck gas tank.
    May 19 10:14 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Zacks' Bear Of The Day: General Motors [View article]
    Right on Tesla Market cap is a Bubble waiting to Burst. GM and Ford are Wall Street whipping boys that never get any credit. Then you have Analysts like this one with Zacks driving the small investor out so they can get in lower to collect the Dividend. Wall Street today would make the Mafia of the 1920's and 1930's look like Gril Scouts. Why doesn't any of these Analysts say anything about Tesla Market Cap at $25 billion and no earnings except for Carbon Credits.
    Feb 10 03:44 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment