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  • Herbalife's Astonishing Response [View article]
    I think the Herbalife story is about aggressive hedge fund behavior not multi-level
    marketing business models…it is a given that multi-level marketing and just
    the average small business failure is sky high..How many small business's fail in the
    first two years…or less?

    Herbalife multi-marketing model looks like a fast moving hamster wheel of people
    who sign on and fail…but is this perception a pyramid scheme?
    The most Herbalife might be guilty of is mis-leading advertising about success..but
    (their) terms and conditions point out the nothing is guaranteed..nothing in life
    is, right?
    May 5, 2014. 01:42 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tim Cook's Improbable Victory In Washington [View article]
    What a minute..This is not Apple's tax code..it's ours!
    May 30, 2013. 09:32 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Pricing Apple's Uncertain Future: A Scenario Model [View article]
    After watching Tim Cooks brilliant performance before Congress Im
    not losing any sleep at night about Apple's management and future..
    May 24, 2013. 01:27 PM | 12 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tim Cook's Improbable Victory In Washington [View article]
    Tim Cooks visit to the Belt Way is all about corporate tax repatriating
    holiday..we have done it before and I guess we are about ready to
    bring the money home again..( this time we really need the money).
    May 23, 2013. 09:34 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tim Cook's Improbable Victory In Washington [View article]
    Are both Parties testing the waters to allow American Companies
    to Repatriate their offshore money?
    The economy is on the mend and it sure wouldn't hurt our politicians
    to allow American Business to flood the our economy with pent-up
    Billions of dollars..

    It looks like it..Apple is the perfect political foil to go to Washington
    winning over Congress on this subject....
    May 22, 2013. 12:52 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 Apple 'Long Shots' That Could Happen [View article]
    The real question for Apple is whether or not it will prevail and keep
    two steps ahead of such areas of Social Media,(beyond) 3-screen,
    successful build out of iTunes...iCloud..content -acquisition/management, there is so much more to Apple than handsets/iPads... It's complicated....
    May 14, 2013. 11:19 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Samsung, Apple Still Solid Investments As They Continue To Dominate Handset Market [View article]
    I always find it troublesome when we compare Samsung to Apple..
    Samsung is a asian GE that tries to maintain industry dominance in
    the broad spectrum electric/electronic realms.. Samsung will always
    be hamstrung with the same problems that GE faces
    May 14, 2013. 11:13 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Chevron Has Been Outperforming Exxon [View article]
    Its good to look at both XOM and CVX..both companies are bread
    and butter investments for any portfolio....
    Mar 28, 2013. 12:23 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Special Dilemma For Altria Stockholders [View article]
    Take the dividends and re-invest them in KO or WFC long.....
    Mar 27, 2013. 09:46 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's March Uptrend Is No Sucker Rally [View article]
    Good article...there has been alot of discussion about Apple's China
    play..all of which points to China's internal governmental actions..
    China Mobile has been given 4G build out licenses ahead of China
    Unicom but not fast enough for investors...? which leads to low cost
    iPhones to the masses...500 million + potential iPhone users through out over 100 cities in China..a good thing...
    Follow China's governmental actions,iPhone subsidies what type of
    iPhones and watch the reaction of the large institutional investors..
    Mar 22, 2013. 03:08 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Coca-Cola's Secret Formula [View article]
    Coca Cola is a growth company that is also a great value story...
    Mar 20, 2013. 03:44 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Special Dilemma For Altria Stockholders [View article]
    Good discussion that explores a stocks value on future earnings and
    company validity..Alot of analysis will fall short due to myopic focus
    on numbers..O.K. but when trying to unravel a company's potential
    earnings and survival ...future growth we must look at legal concerns
    ..patents,adapting to and creation of product trends-invention...ter...
    ..be it virtual,political/geop... is critical..
    Mar 20, 2013. 01:53 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Is Normal Again: #2 In The SPY ETF And No Longer A Stand-Alone Asset Class [View article]
    While I have been bullish on Apple for many years,believe Apple
    is still in it's infancy..growth phase..I do like the article..It's impossible
    to beat Exxon ..you can't beat a company that pumps dollars bills out
    of the ground...?...
    Mar 17, 2013. 08:10 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Jefferies' Peter Misek cuts his price target on Hold-rated Apple (AAPL) to $420 from $500. He's slashing his revenue numbers and seeing about a 25% chance the company misses Q1 guidance after Jefferies' recent supplier checks. "Historically when handset makers fall out of favor, they fall faster/further than expected." Shares -0.7% premarket. [View news story]
    I listen to analysts,respect them, but at the end of the day I make my
    own educated opinion. Alpha types lead ..not follow....
    Mar 12, 2013. 03:52 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Launching A Low Priced iPhone Would Be The Ultimate Sell Signal [View article]
    If Apple had or (maybe) has it's foot in the door with the world's two
    largest populations..India and China unlike Google...(China) would
    you redfine your argument about Apple's high margins...? Would you
    consider...virtual real-estate as a value/variable..?
    Mar 12, 2013. 03:01 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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