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  • Tesla Is Worth $67.12: Why Aswath Damodaran Could Be Right About Tesla's Fair Price [View article]
    I am not an economist, only an engineer, but I suspect that Aswath Damodaran is essentially correct. If so then TSLA as a production company is valued at some $67 a share and the hope/hype/goodwill is valued at some $100 more a share at this time. So be it.

    Our US Congress has taken to predicting how much money they will take in or save in ten years! This is madness. Who of us knows what will happen in ten years. Yes, TSLA might sell for $1,000 a share then, or most of us might be on welfare then because the robots have replaced all of us! We might need bicycles then, not Teslas or any other car.

    I remember when the DOW broke 1,000. Then it broke 10,000. When it did everything cost 10 times a much! The game is to increase my individual wealth (purchasing power), not a dollar amount.

    As said above, past performance is no guarantee of future performance.
    Oct 31 11:46 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What If Tesla Was A Private Company? [View article]
    Already got my money back. Only doubled it but it's in the bank.
    Oct 29 03:01 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What If Tesla Was A Private Company? [View article]
    I already got my money back. Only doubled it, but it's in the bank.
    Oct 29 02:58 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • MFC Industrial: Misunderstood And Undervalued With 45% Upside Potential [View article]
    According to a Morningstar article at http://bit.ly/GGM88i Mr. Peter R. Kellogg and his controlled company IAT Reinsurance Co. control one third of MFC stock. Am I naive to think Mr. Kellogg will take care of his substantial investment, and therefore the rest of us investors? You guys know more about this than I do.
    Oct 9 12:21 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • MFC Industrial: Misunderstood And Undervalued With 45% Upside Potential [View article]
    Alex,

    Thanks for detailing and clarifying what up to now has been a 'gut feel' for me. It's my kind of stock: long term, solid, but with the potential to pleasantly surprise.
    Sep 30 04:44 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla: Retail Investors Rushing In And Nest Eggs Cracking [View article]
    Ah, another version of "salting" a gold mine. Only this time you "find" a big shiney nugget every month or so.
    Sep 29 08:12 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla: Retail Investors Rushing In And Nest Eggs Cracking [View article]
    Considering the 'stock' and the 'business', anyone with $100K to invest might consider buying the Tesla Model S CAR rather than 526 shares of TSLA STOCK at $190 a share. A friend who is on the road a lot just bought one and says his loan payments are the same as his gasoline bill used to be. He loves the car.
    Sep 29 08:08 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Hurry-Up-And-Wait Continues At Maxwell [View article]
    A well thought out and fair article, Stephen. Game changers do take time to catch on. I made a crude transistorized DC-DC converter in 1957 and now they are common as dirt. Bought my first LCD television in 2001 and look at them now. A one-farad capacitor was science fiction when I was in high school in the early 1950's and now Maxwell sells them at $1 a farad single item retail. I think Maxwell has a tiger by the tail and just hope they can hang on (I am long MXWL).
    Sep 26 10:11 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Investors Are Buying A Pig In A Poke With Tesla Motors [View article]
    TSLA - great car, great CEO, great prospects. Reminds me of the "tulip bubble" in Holland a few centuries back. My TSLA profit is in the bank.
    Aug 14 10:47 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Will Tesla Motors Need A Second Factory? [View article]
    One thing Tesla has done well is to create an entire cottage industry of people writing articles about Tesla! Buy, Hold, or Sell---take your pick. I agree it is fascinating to read all the speculation. Will Tesla be the next Duesenberg or Cord? Or the next General Motors? Of course, only time will tell. My stock profit is in the bank and if the bubble bursts I will buy some more.
    Jun 25 01:29 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Earnings Preview: Watching Model S Sales And Gross Margins [View article]
    TSLA hit $72 and is holding around $69 in after hours trading as I write Wed May 8 at 1535 PDT. Tomorrow should be interesting.
    May 8 06:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Earnings Preview: Watching Model S Sales And Gross Margins [View article]
    Let's see now. We'll manufacture an all electric battery powered car with a 300-mile range (What are you- nuts?) and we will build it in California (Now I know you are nuts).

    I really cannot blame those who shorted the stock!

    "They said it couldn't be done. But he, poor fool, didn't hear them and did it anyway." That describes Elon Musk. PayPal, Space-X, and now Tesla.

    Whatever the numbers on Wednesday next, I intend to remain long on TSLA.
    May 6 07:20 PM | 9 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla's Matrix Moment [View article]
    You write "Existing power grids are simply not built to transmit the variable power levels supplied by renewable energy sources." but everywhere I go I see wind generators and solar power plants (private and commercial) that are connected to the grid. Yes they are varying voltage devices and their output is converted to be compatible with the grid. Please get your facts straight.

    Also, grid energy storage is in its infancy but it is being done.
    May 5 09:57 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Price Action Is Silly: Buy AT&T For Income At A Fair Price [View article]
    I am nowhere in your class, Robert, when it comes to analyzing companies and their stocks. But I have been watching a couple stocks lately (T is one of them) and it appears to me that stock price is made up of (a) fundamentals and (b) emotion. Fundamentals you can calculate. Emotion often defies logic! Emotion is driven by rumors, rumors of rumors, and numerous stock blogs which may or may not know what they are talking about.

    I bought T for its dividend and its century old reputation. You are right, Robert, this $2 drop is hard to explain. My guess (it really is a guess) is that after the panic wears off the $2 will be returned to the share price.
    Apr 24 03:05 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Patent Applications Reveal Next Generation EV Technology [View article]
    I grew up on vacuum tubes and retired before cellphones and serious Internet, so don't tell me what "can't be done". The various metal-air batteries have a lot to offer once they get tamed (like color copiers and 3D printing and DNA and other impossible sciences).

    For what lithium-air batteries could do, see the last page of my report at http://bit.ly/QmH4JF
    Apr 22 06:47 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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