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  • Boeing's Current Outlook: Examining The Indian Aircraft Market [View article]
    Actually, everything.
    Aug 29, 2015. 05:05 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Understanding Fair Valuation: A Common Sense Approach To Long-Term Investing Success [View article]
    Excellent article.

    A superior read for amateurs and experienced investors alike.
    Aug 28, 2015. 05:46 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Boeing's Current Outlook: Examining The Indian Aircraft Market [View article]
    Never under estimate the power of bribery to secure a deal in India.
    Aug 28, 2015. 12:02 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: How Does The Wild Week End? [View article]
    Ooi brings up an interesting point. Boosting the skills of US citizen of applicants is a good thought.

    My take on US vs. foreign competition for US jobs is two fold.

    1. While it is noble to want to increase US citizen job skills, it is incumbent upon the citizen to WANT to learn to improve skills. My experience has been that while some do exactly that, paying the price forgoing money/family/leisure time for long term gain, most do not and prefer to take their chances with status quo or quit and go the welfare route (which provides all of their necessities and then some). Sadly, most publicly funded job training programs I have evaluated over the years are a farce.

    2. While foreign citizens may be more qualified for the job, they have no idea of how a practicing democracy built upon Judeo-Christian standards works. Many are third world immigrants coming from socialism and gross corruption with no concept of charity, community service or other obligations most American citizens oblige themselves to engage in (urban cores excepted). And they no longer assimilate in our country, by in large they colonize neighborhoods and regions.

    We face two challenges: subsidized laziness and foreign immigrant political/Judeo-Christian ethical voids that will change the country - likely not for the better.
    Aug 28, 2015. 11:38 AM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Dominion Resources: A Little Patience May Go A Long Way [View article]
    I recommend Dominion's Convertible Preferred trading below par.
    Aug 27, 2015. 08:12 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: World Stocks Don Rally Caps [View article]
    I don't think CNBC has enough audience to move the market. I believe that most thoughtful Americans have discounted all news sources as being biased and not to be trusted.

    Of course, those watching/reading any news at all in the US are in a small minority. Most are flipping through iPhones, watching pseudo-reality shows or mindlessly humping their way through NextFlix, Hulu, Apple TV or Amazon Prime.

    I wonder if at some point our population is so immersed in entertainment they fail to see or care about bad public policy, government corruption or a narrowing of individual rights so long as they can retain 24/7 fun with their entertainment appliances.
    Aug 27, 2015. 08:09 AM | 31 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: World Stocks Don Rally Caps [View article]
    Yesterday in North Myrtle Beach I filled up for $1.96.
    Aug 27, 2015. 07:59 AM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Is The Worst Over? [View article]
    Filled up the tank in North Myrtle Beach at 1.96/gallon.

    Gas is good.
    Aug 26, 2015. 05:04 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Will American Airlines Return To Its 52-Week Highs Soon? [View article]
    I started online....then it collapsed into mayhem.
    Aug 26, 2015. 05:01 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Will American Airlines Return To Its 52-Week Highs Soon? [View article]
    I spent 90 minutes on Monday trying to book a flight on AA because their computer system STILL has not synched with US AIR. On line - collapsed,agent 1 collapsed, agent 2 collapsed and a supervisor finally got it right.

    The AA fares, within their own reservation system, varied from $347-688 for the same flight!

    If this is any indication of the company, I would not touch it with a ten foot pole.
    Aug 26, 2015. 08:01 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Is The Worst Over? [View article]
    Meanwhile, Joe is "Biden" his time. Trump trumps Ramos and Hillary is probably ranting abut her fate to Huma, who herself has been ranting about her fate since her husband exposed his Weiner on several selfies.This extra-long version of political campaigns (November 2016 is a long way off) is going to be better than any reality show.

    The good news for us is from an historical observation is political campaigns have no effect on the markets. I believe that the markets will trend higher towards year end and the Fed will still be debating whether to raise interest rates in a meaningful way. Hey, I've got a 50/50 chance of being called a guru.....
    Aug 26, 2015. 07:55 AM | 14 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Is The Worst Over? [View article]
    There are three, maybe four people in the world who have timed the markets through research and extraordinary luck.

    I am not one of these people, and I suspect no one at SA is either.
    Aug 26, 2015. 07:45 AM | 14 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Global Markets Look To Escape Pull From China [View article]
    Anyone other than me having a good chuckle as Obama or his minions drip, drip, drip acid on Hillary's campaign? Now, he has given Biden his "blessing" to run.
    This maneuver by our President is one of the craftiest bits of political death by a thousand cuts I have witnessed, as Hillary soon must be banished to count her tens of millions of dollars at her Westchester mansion as Bill romps around the world sampling the local "cuisine".

    Some may call this another form of a war on women. I call it a victory for mankind, even though Biden is just another ancient relic in the Democratic Party hierarchy.
    Aug 25, 2015. 10:07 AM | 13 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Global Markets Look To Escape Pull From China [View article]
    I have had problems with Scottrade. I use four discount brokerages so I am diversified in case one or more experience delays (or is hacked).
    Aug 25, 2015. 09:57 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Global Markets Look To Escape Pull From China [View article]
    Some are saying that the opening of the market yesterday was a flash crash do to the huge number of odd lot orders.

    I tend to agree with this, because it swift,mammoth and directly south in direction for the first hour or so.

    You can find some great deals if you have courage and spare cash during the bowels of the incident. For such an event, I always have five or so ETFs ready to hit (I prefer ETFs in this scenario for several reasons).I bought 1000 TDIV at 16.77 and enjoyed the ride up. I love this ETF, so I will keep the shares in addition to those I already own.

    Thank you, Mr. Flash Trader.
    Aug 25, 2015. 08:58 AM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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