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  • Don't Be Foolish On Ford [View article]
    Wall St. is scared to death that the shorts are going to win on Tesla. over 20% short interest.

    Best buy today is GM. Trucks and SUVs are doing great. Expansion going on globally: China, India, Brazil. And investment in Springhill, TN and Bedford, IN
    Old car recalls over. Hands-free car from GM in 2016.
    Sep 8 11:53 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why HP Could Become A Top All-Flash Arrays Player [View article]
    Is this a joke? See how far down HP's revenue is. You get what you pay for.
    Sep 4 03:59 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Will cord-cutters get a crack at Showtime? [View news story]
    You can watch Showtime on Amazon Fire TV and Roku 3.
    Sep 4 02:41 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 Things That Can Save IBM [View article]
    Revenue will increase upon the next mainframe announcement. Earnings continue to increase. That's why you own IBM stock and other stocks with good fundamentals. Revenue doesn't pay off in the long run if you can't ever make any money. Many companies claiming to lead in innovation go bankrupt because they spend more money than they make and people stop lending them more money. IBM has one of the best debt ratings in America at AA- and has no problem whatsoever which makes your title "save IBM" ridiculous. IBM will be here for another 100 years making money every quarter in whatever technology they so choose to endeavor. That is why they are in the Moat ETF.
    Sep 4 02:21 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Volatility Is An Essential Asset Class To Own [View article]
    I would stay away from anything Credit Suisse devises or recommends. If I don't understand it, I don't buy it.
    Sep 4 02:15 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • General Motors August U.S. sales [View news story]
    GM’s Truck Sales Climbed 18 percent in August
    Wed, Sep 3 2014
    Chevrolet and GMC large SUV sales up 38 percent
    Chevrolet Silverado up 13 percent; GMC Sierra up 10 percent
    10th consecutive month of commercial sales growth
    Total sales up 2 percent adjusted for selling days
    DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) dealers delivered 272,423 vehicles in the United States in August, led by an 18 percent increase in truck sales compared to a year ago, a 10 percent increase in GMC deliveries and a 30 percent increase in commercial sales.

    Total deliveries were down 1 percent compared with last August, which was GM’s best sales month of 2013. Retail deliveries, which are sales to individual consumers, declined 4 percent. Fleet deliveries were up 9 percent compared with a year ago.

    On a selling day adjusted basis, GM’s total sales were up 2 percent, with retail sales essentially equal to a year ago and fleet up 13 percent.

    Incentive spending as a percentage of average transaction prices (ATPs) was 10.4 percent, the lowest of all domestic automakers by a significant margin, according to J.D. Power PIN estimates. GM spending was down a full percentage point compared with both August 2013 and July 2014.

    “Chevrolet, GMC and Cadillac had an outstanding month with trucks. Cars and crossovers like the Buick Encore and GMC Acadia, and the Chevrolet Sonic, Cruze and Traverse, were also strong,” said Kurt McNeil, U.S. vice president of Sales Operations. “We see a strong fall selling season ahead for GM and the industry, which sets the stage for the launches of the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon. Car-buying fundamentals like employment and energy prices are in good shape, consumer confidence has reached a post-recession high and business investment is increasing.”

    Nearly 28,000 dealer orders have been placed for the Chevrolet Colorado, along with 14,000 orders for the GMC Canyon, which both began production this week and arrive in showrooms this fall. Chevrolet and GMC will soon be the only brands offering mid-size pickups, as well as light- and heavy-duty full-size pickups.

    Light vehicle sales for the year are now expected to be near the high-end of GM’s full-year outlook set in January, which was for 16.0 million – 16.5 million units.

    August Sales Highlights (vs. 2013 except as noted)

    Sales of Chevrolet and GMC large SUVs were up 38 percent.
    Cadillac Escalade deliveries increased 64 percent, for the vehicle line’s best August since 2007.
    Chevrolet Silverado deliveries were up 13 percent and GMC Sierra sales were up 10 percent, and ATPs improved from July, according to PIN. This was the best August for GM pickups since 2008.
    The Chevrolet Express van had its best August sales since 2007, with deliveries up 23 percent. The GMC Savana saw a 70 percent increase.
    Chevrolet Sonic deliveries were up 13 percent for the vehicle’s best August ever.
    Sales of the Buick Encore small crossover were up 13 percent and Regal deliveries were up 29 percent.
    In the medium crossover segment, sales of the Chevrolet Traverse were up 11 percent and GMC Acadia deliveries were up 5 percent.
    Retail deliveries of the Chevrolet Cruze increased 23 percent and Camaro retail deliveries were up 2 percent.
    GM’s ATPs in August were the highest in company history at about $33,750, according to PIN. ATPs were up $500 per unit compared with July, and they were up about $2,900 from a year ago.
    GM’s gains in the commercial segment were driven by pickup and van sales, which were up 23 percent and 19 percent, respectively. Sales to rental customers were up about 3 percent. Sales to government customers were up about 14 percent. GM’s fleet mix in August was 22 percent. Calendar year to date, GM’s fleet mix is 25 percent.

    General Motors Co. (NYSE:GM, TSX: GMM) and its partners produce vehicles in 30 countries, and the company has leadership positions in the world's largest and fastest-growing automotive markets. GM, its subsidiaries and joint venture entities sell vehicles under the Chevrolet, Cadillac, Baojun, Buick, GMC, Holden, Jiefang, Opel, Vauxhall and Wuling brands. More information on the company and its subsidiaries, including OnStar, a global leader in vehicle safety, security and information services, can be found at
    Sep 3 12:45 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Hits Another All-Time High: Does It Matter? [View article]
    What everyone seems to be missing is that IBM is going to write apps and market Apple products to their enterprise customers. This is huge! I talked with an IT person at Delloite on Sunday and they are going to be getting in Apple computers. Up to now, they have been buying only Dell and HP. He also has been to France recently and said the iPhone is huge there. I told him about my Apple stock and he said it was a very good idea. I'm not sure where the stock is going short-term but it seems to me people should be buying the stock rather than selling it.
    Sep 3 12:26 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • IBM's Future Growth Will Be Fueled By The Cloud [View article]
    Completely not true. Her shares are up 5%.
    Sep 2 10:25 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • IBM's Future Growth Will Be Fueled By The Cloud [View article]
    The total shares are up 5%. You are repeating incorrect info.
    Sep 2 10:24 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • IBM's Future Growth Will Be Fueled By The Cloud [View article]
    That isn't true. She exercised options which increased her holdings 21%, sold stock twice, which resulted in an increase in shares of 5% overall.
    And quarterly she is putting shares in a trust for her beneficiaries.
    Sep 2 10:22 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • IBM: A Huge Debt Load [View article]
    I do think that negative headlines hurt IBM's stock price and I am considering not reading or clicking on articles with negative titles. FYI.
    Aug 28 11:41 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Today's Market: Cyber Attacks, Russia Attacks And The Market Is Retreating [View article]
    IBM delivers unmatched security and reliability to meet today’s banking demands. Read about the case studies on IBM's website and play the videos. IBM is a leader in enterprise security. Emerging markets such as in Africa, and today as announced in India, have goals for their populations to use checking accounts. This will sell more IBM mainframes and security software.
    Aug 28 11:25 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Microsoft Ready To Pay Out? [View article]
    And look what the financial press has done to IBM's stock price...
    Aug 28 11:07 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Microsoft Ready To Pay Out? [View article]
    The last 2 quarters weren't that good. If you are counting on buybacks, ever heard the term "financial engineering"?
    Aug 26 04:17 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • July New Home Sales Reflect Deteriorating Housing Market [View article]
    "Is Wall Street once again so short of capital that it feels the need to attack housing? "
    No, they already did that, and then took everyone's 401ks into their coffers and bought up the property at rock bottom prices.
    Aug 26 04:08 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment