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  • 3D Systems: Weighing The Bankruptcy Risk [View article]
    After reading your article again, you appear to a 'short' looking for fast money. But I could be wrong. Your opinions are not and do not match the estimates of many professional analyzers who are in the business world. True, they could be wrong too. Its all who to believe? 3DS has earnings where some of their competition does not. A far-out thought might be if 3DS were cheap enough APPLE could buy them.
    Mar 24, 2015. 06:22 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Intel Joins The Indoor Location Chip Revolution [View article]
    People do need to know where some people or young children are all the time. Though for many people having someone knowing where you all the time are can take the fun out of say, surprises or secrets that you may want to keep. Who is in charge of responsible for supervising the users of these chips. 1984 and the thought police?
    Mar 23, 2015. 02:24 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • JPMorgan's fund performance numbers are hard to recreate [View news story]
    Numbers are just numbers like statistics can say anything. Long term results especially with dividends can be said to bring the best returns, but what do I know? JPM increased their cap. requirement over last year.
    Mar 5, 2015. 09:34 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 3D Systems: It's Now Or Never [View article]
    This is a stock that is teething its' baby teeth I expect some growing pains as well, but look at the company getting its act together, hopefully soon. That why the company has hired some experience executives to pull this company together. At least, I believe so. As always the proof is in the results. Don't 3D Systems earning come out this on Thursday?
    Feb 24, 2015. 02:44 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 3D Systems: Weighing The Bankruptcy Risk [View article]
    My opinion is based on professional estimates by a companies that expect 3D Systems is going to have positive earning of ( I lowed balled this) over 50% increase in each of the next few years. Write offs don't cause bankruptcies do they? But then they do raise the question have they paid too much for the companies brought. In a prior comment, I pointed out that it takes time for acquired companies and their products or tech processes to be successfully merged into the acquiring company. And of course, the estimates are only estimates. So why don't you (you) do some research and let me know what estimates you come up with. Thank you.
    Feb 19, 2015. 03:21 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Philip Morris: An Update Regarding 2015 [View article]
    Every time I read an article like article, usually I sell the mentioned stock and for some unknown reason(s) the stock price increases. Philip Morris only has to increase its' products prices. That's like if the minimum wage is raised, then it seems the prices of everything else goes up, but that's life.
    With, I liked this, due diligence, the 5% dividend is only if the price of PM is $80 or less. The Author does warn us to do our homework on stocks and the markets.
    Feb 19, 2015. 02:33 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 3D Systems: Goodwill Writedowns Are Coming [View article]
    Didn't DICK TRACY'S 'Wrist Watch Radio' set a lot of APPLE's present ideas and products up? Instead of 'talking to the hand', now it will be 'talk to the wrist!'
    Of course we have STAR TREK and its replicatiors with 'food' as well as the ability to produce anything within reason that someone might want or need. Give me science over superstition any day. These are stocks of the near future, if not now, much like APPLE was some years ago along with a number of failed computer stocks that bit the dust. We do have MICROSOFT, HEWETT PACKER, CISCO, and INTEL along with all the foreign competition forcing APPLE to stay sharp and keep moving. The 3D companies, or even 4D? companies are still growing their baby teeth.
    Feb 17, 2015. 08:49 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • ModernGraham Quarterly Valuation Of Paychex Inc. [View article]
    A lot of good numbers in this article. But the estimated growth is only estimated, but what I really like is no debt. and on top of that PAYX pays a dividend that has also grown over the years from 3+% to over 5% now. I surprised that they haven't grown faster but slow and steady is alright since PAYX besides being an accounting company is also an insurance company. Pass or Fail is maybe a little too tight of a way to judge PAYX. Take into account, this company has had worse numbers for a period of time and stilled paid dividends. I suspect that anti-business groups or even competitors like to shoot down PAYCHEX. I do own shares and I'll give them a PASS.
    Just a wild thought here, PAYX might grow by acquiring another company. You never know?
    Feb 7, 2015. 10:11 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • 3D Systems: Goodwill Writedowns Are Coming [View article]
    Goodwill is included in the price for these companies that is beyond the value of real assets, property, cash, etc. How is this balanced against the intangible values of cutting edge processes for new products or services especially developed 'in house' by the R&D divisions of the aquired companies? Won't all this just that time to wash out?
    Feb 5, 2015. 08:59 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Korean e-Commerce Leader Coupang Raises $300 Million in Funding [View article]
    COUPANG made it into FORTUNE'S February 1st article THE AGE OF UNICORNS. I wonder if this moneymaker is ever going public?
    Feb 4, 2015. 10:58 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Chevron - Lower Earnings, Higher Dividends [View article]
    The price of oil fell more for political reasons than anything else. Fear and mistrust rule in OPEC as a way to break extreme Islamic groups. A few of the Arab oil states can afford to live with low priced oil while the others can't. CVX has gone through this before. Oil was around $10 a barrel, I think, in the late 1980s. I'm a great believer in paying down debt instead of buying stock back as well as maintaining a reasonable (declared/promised) dividend. And last, lower gas prices make many people happier.
    Feb 1, 2015. 06:49 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • 5 Bounce Back Candidates For 2015 [View article]
    This year's Christmas gift of low prices in the Stock Markets especially for 3D Systems was something I could not pass up. Four stars by the S&P besides positive projected revenue and income by a number of analysts plus a number of other factors reinforced my decision. Happy Holidays!
    Dec 30, 2014. 10:19 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 3D Systems: Food For Thought... And Concern [View article]
    There are some people who hype any number stocks up to bubble levels and then the shorts come in do their hatchet jobs on the inflated stocks. At least 3D Systems makes money now and is expanding its' products line to include metal products for future sales and profits. I look forward to the annual report with how the company is pulling itself together now and their future projection of sales and profits. Actually I could be doing this now!
    Dec 28, 2014. 09:19 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 3D Systems: Still Overvalued Even After Collapse In Price [View article]
    Sorry but by your reasoning all companies are overvalued for the most part to the delight of the shorts. Making money is the answer with the hope and promise of more thru increased sales and income. That's the stock market and good old business.
    Dec 27, 2014. 08:45 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • JPMorgan fund in talks over SpiceJet investment [View news story]
    Isn't a dollar worth 65 rupees? I hope there is more fact finding here to insure that this is worth it for any company that was in debt. Let's hope this deal has promise and works out. It would be interesting to know what positive factors there are for this investment of 13000 million rupees by JPM. This is fun/stupid, if my math is right. Just saying thousands of millions of anything sounds funny. Happy New Year. Chris
    Dec 25, 2014. 09:29 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment