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  • Wal-Mart Earnings Show Rising Sales, Falling Profits [View article]
    I shop at the Poway C.A. Wal Mart.
    I cant say enough "GOOD THINGS" about the employees.
    At one point I even wrote letters to Wal mart management but they failed to recognize their outstanding employees.
    Everyone at the Poway store is very friendly,product knowledgeable,and I look forward to shopping there.
    Aug 19, 2015. 09:21 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Retirement Strategy: Evaluating Your Risk Tolerance Can Be Gut-Wrenching But Vital [View article]
    I agree,100%,and this entire comment thread only goes to show how important Mr David Fish work is to all of us.
    As we enter uncertain times,the dividends champion list is looking more and more like my investing bible.
    If Im going to war,I want it to be with Champion soldiers.
    We own COP,CVX,and have already taken a sound "unrealized" beating with BBEP and VNR.
    We just sold BAX,redeployed MCD into SBUX.
    Aug 19, 2015. 06:31 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wal-Mart Earnings Show Rising Sales, Falling Profits [View article]
    Controlling costs is often easier than increasing sales.
    That is exactly what 3G does when they acquire a company.
    Control costs.
    I initiated a small position in WMT this week.
    This too shall pass.
    Aug 19, 2015. 03:19 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Retirement Strategy: Evaluating Your Risk Tolerance Can Be Gut-Wrenching But Vital [View article]
    and with the dollar continuing to gain strength,that could be a far safer bet than normal..
    Aug 19, 2015. 11:22 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Retirement Strategy: Evaluating Your Risk Tolerance Can Be Gut-Wrenching But Vital [View article]
    Mitchell,

    As a disciplined saver all of my life,I continue to save a small portion of my retirement funds.
    In some cases 10% of my divvies get re invested.
    While many here chart CAGR,I create my own.
    Aug 19, 2015. 10:27 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Retirement Strategy: Evaluating Your Risk Tolerance Can Be Gut-Wrenching But Vital [View article]
    And if it doesnt occur,,,I just keep on dollar cost averaging
    Doc,,you seem to have a problem with everything I say...
    Is it personal ?
    Aug 19, 2015. 10:24 AM | 13 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Does Berkshire Hathaway Make The Cut As A 'Retirement Stock'? [View article]
    Thank You Rose....
    Researching these non dividend paying stocks and funds has been a new adventure for me.
    Aug 19, 2015. 09:30 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wal-Mart: Priced For Underachieving And Just Too Cheap To Pass Up [View article]
    Opened a small position yesterday at under $70
    Aug 19, 2015. 09:26 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Retirement Strategy: Evaluating Your Risk Tolerance Can Be Gut-Wrenching But Vital [View article]
    SILLI-CON,

    I have been dollar cost avergaing my way into building a new portfolio.
    I am not a market timer,but I do feel some type of correction is headed our way based on many things but mostly China.
    Everyday you read about "death cross" and so much negativity that it becomes a self fulfilling prophecy.
    I am a long term investor,not a trader,so sitting back on some cash,will do me no harm.
    I have 11 months and 400 free Schwab trades left to complete this portfolio,so the "BIG ONE" had better occur in that time frame.
    Aug 19, 2015. 09:21 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Retirement Strategy: Evaluating Your Risk Tolerance Can Be Gut-Wrenching But Vital [View article]
    Age 59 1/2
    My risk tolerance is a bit different than most commenters here.
    I fear going back to work as much as a market crash.
    My honesty has burned some bridges,and I wont work for $12 per hour.
    I havent worked for anyone I have respect for in years.
    Hatchet men and work place politicians dont motivate me.
    I fear those dividend stocks halting payments, as much or more than a market correction.
    For me there is no going back,so choosing quality soldiers who will support me in battle is vital.
    Sitting on $100k in cash right now waiting the big one.
    Aug 19, 2015. 04:09 AM | 25 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Chevron At 5% Dividend Yield - Is It Finally Time To Fill Up The Tank, Or Is The Tank Empty For Good? [View article]
    At this point Im only a buyer of XOM if the price continues to fall.
    Its nice to be the eternal optimist,but there is no doubt in my mind XOM will survive and thrive from this market.
    Could XOM gobble up CVX ?
    I guess it is possible but I doubt it.
    Much more likely they gobble up BP and or some of the smaller players.
    One thing for sure the oil industry will be lean and mean after this all shakes out.
    For now I lick my wounds on "unrealized" capital losses,with the possibility of some realized loss taken at tax time.
    Aug 18, 2015. 10:38 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • AT&T: A Very Safe 5% Dividend Yield [View article]
    From your keyboard to God's ears...
    Aug 18, 2015. 06:18 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • AT&T: More Risky Than You Might Think [View article]
    They simply told me to "Change my number"
    However with resumes,business cards,elderly relatives, and hopefully a long lost girlfriend or two,thats easier said than done.
    Aug 18, 2015. 03:39 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Kinder Morgan's Dividend Is Very Safe At $50 Oil (And Probably Below) [View article]
    Staying and praying,but not adding to our position at this time.
    Aug 18, 2015. 03:37 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Momentum Model Recommends Investors Move To Cash [View article]
    Thank You Sir...
    Aug 18, 2015. 03:35 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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