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  • 5 Stock Picks For 2015 [View article]
    Hope you are right as I have shares in all of them.

    Thanks for sharing.
    Jan 16, 2015. 11:11 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple: A Victim Of Its Own Success? [View article]
    Thanks Bill. Appreciate all the thought & work you put in on AAPL. I always look forward to your articles coming in & out of AAPL earnings. You do very good work.
    Jan 14, 2015. 05:54 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Retail sales tumble in December [View news story]
    A lot of holiday sales appeared to be in November which is not surprising due to several reasons but primarily retailers trying to grab the first holiday $. As an x-owner of retail stores, this trend has been going on for a while & continues to grow due to brick & mortar vs Internet purchases.
    Jan 14, 2015. 01:46 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Retail sales tumble in December [View news story]

    "Ronald Reagan type needed ASAP."

    If you reside in the state of the mascot you depict, you will remember the 1980's as THE worst economic decade for our state since the 1930's. Oil, bank & S&L failures crippled the state until the mid 90's. Additionally, the worst 1 day drop, EVER, in the Dow (Oct 1987) & the highest, since the depression & including to current date, unemployment rate (10.2%).

    No thanks.
    Jan 14, 2015. 01:43 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Retail sales tumble in December [View news story]

    Very nicely stated. Thanks for your post.
    Jan 14, 2015. 01:33 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • My Best Large-Cap Stocks Portfolio: Delta Air Lines [View article]
    Arie, very nice portfolio. Thanks for sharing. Agree with DAL.
    Jan 13, 2015. 04:54 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why I Like General Electric [View article]
    Nice piece. Thanks for sharing & agree with your assessment.

    SYF, since IPO, has outperformed & GE owns close to 80%. I believe plans are to exit position late this year & return some to shareholders.
    Jan 13, 2015. 04:18 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Verizon Is At Serious Risk Of Losing 10% Of Its Business [View article]
    Plazt.. Good point.

    Excellent article. Thanks for sharing.
    Jan 12, 2015. 06:40 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's App Store Will Surprise To The Upside [View article]
    AAPL in the first part of Jan 2014 was soft before taking off. I think patience will be rewarded.
    Jan 12, 2015. 05:48 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • AIG reportedly selling 40-year paper [View news story]
    AIG doubled 2012-2013 so if your a long term holder you are still ahead of the game assuming you were a share holder Jan 1, 2012. If you are a trader, your right it has been a quagmire for the last 12 months. I'm staying long as I feel AIG will outperform S&P in 2015.
    Jan 12, 2015. 04:50 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is The Fed Buying Stocks? [View article]
    Sorry Larry, don't believe stock buybacks are that large in scale & they have to have assets for collateral. Not buying your theme at all. Sure there will be a correction & you will be able to say your right, but when will it be? It's been a great 6 years & I hope you have been a part of the party.
    Jan 11, 2015. 08:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Federal Gas Tax Should Be Eliminated [View article]
    Agree with author on eliminating gas tax as money collected doesn't necessarily go to road infrastructure.

    During the election last year our governor elect said he would repair our roads without raising taxes or tolls by simply using the taxes collected to be used for what the tax was initially enacted to do.

    The city in which I reside, increased sales tax by 1/2 cent 5 years ago for road repair & I have not noticed any improvements in city roads.
    Jan 11, 2015. 12:39 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is The Fed Buying Stocks? [View article]
    If all this behind the scenes conspiracy themes are occurring, why is the S&P P/E just a bit higher than historical valuation. Are the Feds also pumping profits into corps?
    Jan 11, 2015. 12:19 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Market Update 1/9 - 5 Days Of Triple Digit Moves In The Dow.  [View instapost]
    STE (just researched) is definitely in a great area of infection management as it is a very high priority for facilities that perform surgical procedures. Put on watchlist. Thanks for responding. I also have THC & HCA on watchlist.
    Jan 10, 2015. 04:39 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Netflix is the new cable for millennials [View news story]
    ESPN will be offered as a stand-alone entity for streaming their sports live. Can't remember the monthly price. I think $20 a month?
    Jan 10, 2015. 03:28 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment