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  • Bank of America (BAC) board member David Yost nearly doubled his stake in the company, buying 20K shares last Thursday for $11.53 each.  [View news story]
    wise man too...
    Jan 28 05:16 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bank of America (BAC) is nearing the inking of a deal to sell its ex-U.S. Merrill Lynch wealth management business, reports Bloomberg, with an announcement coming as soon as Monday. The price tag has previously been pegged in the $1.5-2B range. [View news story]
    It's a homerun in two years.
    Aug 10 02:38 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The big tech selloff that's occurred over the last few weeks has resulted in valuations for many large-cap names once more falling to historically low levels. Here are some trailing P/Es for prominent large-caps, none of which take into account net cash and investments: Intel (INTC): 10.6. Microsoft (MSFT): 10.3. Apple (AAPL): 13.7. Google (GOOG): 15. Cisco (CSCO): 9. IBM: 13.6. EMC: 14.7. Dell (DELL): 6. H-P (HPQ): 5.1. On the other hand, Facebook (FB) still has a trailing P/E of 64.5.  [View news story]
    Right on !
    Jun 3 11:11 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bank of America (BAC) is denying reports that it is testing plans to charge customers for keeping a checking account: "Media reports this morning provided inaccurate information. [BofA] is not planning to increase checking account fees with our existing customers." Perhaps Sen. Dick Durbin, one of the bank's harshest critics, will be satisfied (WSJ report).  [View news story]
    Dick Durbin is one of the many reasons Illinois is in the tank. He's a big spending leftist jerk enriching his law firm with govt perks.
    Mar 2 10:42 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Bank of America (BAC) results hurt by higher legacy mortgage-related costs, increased litigation expenses, and lower sales and trading revenue from the record levels reported in the first quarter of 2010. Premarket: -1.5%. (PR)
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    I'm holding on to buy a new home for my newly married daughter. I hope BAC recovers before my last hail Mary.
    Apr 15 10:37 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Which Emerging Markets will Deliver the Best Returns? [View instapost]
    I agree on your take on Brazil although I focus only on ETF's
    Sep 27 11:40 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Let CIT Fail: The Business Model Is Broken [View article]
    Good Article... their mgt team always had their own set of self-interest strategies. I'm glad they're going away.
    Jul 12 10:38 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment