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  • Amazon soars to $359 as Street bets on improving profits [View news story]
    Balloning debt, slowing revenue growth even in a holiday quarter, media slow down, failed harware etc, doesnt make for a solid investment thesis.

    Amazon's a wonderful trading vehicle as the street's love of Bezos continually sets a floor under the stock.

    With not enough money to cover their debt and with the money amzn must continually spend to attract new and retain existing customers, I'm in and out of amzn quickly booking profits. I'd hate to be the guy standing when the musical chair game stops. Just my opinion.
    Jan 30, 2015. 02:45 PM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • My Take On Amazon.com's Q4 2014 Earnings [View article]
    So, the above links are bogus as well. You must be one of the consumers who would pay amazon $209 more for the same item.
    Bezos was once overheard at a golf outing saying " thank God for stupid people". He is completely right.
    Jan 30, 2015. 11:43 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • My Take On Amazon.com's Q4 2014 Earnings [View article]
    As a consumer, I find all I need from other vendors at far better prices so I cant see overpaying at amazon.

    I just bought a Sony HDR PJ790V Camera.

    Its $1198 at amazon Here is the link so you can verify :

    http://amzn.to/1yey8ql

    Its $998 at B & H Photo Here is the link so you can verify :

    http://bhpho.to/1yeyaia

    Its $989 at the digital pros.com Here is the link so you can verify :

    http://bit.ly/1yeyays


    Paste the links into your browser What intelligent consumer would pay $209 MORE at amazon.

    Both B & H and The Digital Pros offer free shipping without having to pay a fee for it.

    If there is somone out there that would buy this camera for $209 more at amazon, I'd enjoy hearing why a few hundred bucks is meaningless to him/her.
    Jan 30, 2015. 10:34 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • My Take On Amazon.com's Q4 2014 Earnings [View article]
    My friend Stevie Cohen has a big position in amzn.
    He will be unwinding.
    Jan 30, 2015. 10:32 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • My Take On Amazon.com's Q4 2014 Earnings [View article]
    The markets can eat you up and spit you out if your not careful. Paulo simply states the facts. His research is in depth and spot on. How can anyone argue with the facts he presents. His take and honesty on amzn is spot on.

    I dont care for Bezos, nor the shennanigans amzn engages in with respect to their creative accounting. Its concerning that they dont have enough cash on hand to cover their debts. However, as a trader, amzn was grossly oversold so I went long when amzn dipped below $300 yesterday and exited in the afterhours with a tidy high 5 figure profit.

    As a consumer, I find all I need from other vendors at far better prices so I cant see overpaying at amazon.

    I just bought a Sony HDR PJ790V Camera.

    Its $1198 at amazon Here is the link so you can verify :

    http://amzn.to/1yey8ql

    Its $998 at B & H Photo Here is the link so you can verify :

    http://bhpho.to/1yeyaia

    Its $989 at the digital pros.com Here is the link so you can verify :

    http://bit.ly/1yeyays


    Paste the links into your browser What intelligent consumer would pay $209 MORE at amazon.

    Both B & H and The Digital Pros offer free shipping without having to pay a fee for it.

    If there is somone out there that would buy this camera for $209 more at amazon, I'd enjoy hearing why a few hundred bucks is meaningless to him/her.
    Jan 30, 2015. 10:27 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Amazon beats by $0.28, misses on revenue [View news story]
    They previously guided estimates lower so the bar was easy. They missed revenue and guided lower. They are taking on huge debt, revenues are slowing, they guided lower so lets cheer and sent the stock up 25 points.

    This is a retailer struggling to grow at 15% yet its valued at 400x earnings. Msft grew at 8% yet earned billions.
    Jan 29, 2015. 04:20 PM | 17 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Microsoft -3%; Windows revenue under pressure [View news story]
    Nflx had little revenue growth in the quarter yet its up over 100 points since earnings.
    Msft had revenue growth of 8 % yet its down 9% today. I believe msft will present a buying opportunity and SN will do great things
    Jan 27, 2015. 12:49 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Does Amazon.com Keep Cleaning eBay's Clock? [View article]
    Did you get run over by another entry level bmw?

    The seller on Amazon offered a "new" iPad with an opened box for $535. Box opened, not new in sealed box.
    Amazons price was $562.99 to $589.99
    Best buy's price $539.99




    Jan 25, 2015. 10:22 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Does Amazon.com Keep Cleaning eBay's Clock? [View article]
    I have purchased well over six figures of merchandise from eBay over the years- from a measily light bulb to $25,000 antique stock tickers.
    Every transaction has been smooth and easy from sellers who have 100% feedback.
    I have found quite a few less than stellar 3p sellers on amazon.
    I find most of what I need on ebay at better pricing and free shipping. I guess I'm the minority but I work hard for every dollar and I have never found anything I need or want on amazon that I couldnt find for far less elsehwere.
    It would be interesting to see what the amazon bulls here are buying on amazon to see just how much less expensive it could be found elsewhere. I imagine they like to overpay which is most likely why they are driving entry level german cars and living in $350k homes with wheels
    Jan 23, 2015. 04:13 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Starbucks' Record First Quarter Earnings Has Sent Its Shares Higher - Should You Be A Long-Term Buyer? [View article]
    Sbux is a bit overbought- a pullback to the 83.90-84.04 level would set up a nice trade for a rally into the mid 90's
    Jan 23, 2015. 10:30 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Amazon up 4% after eBay's earnings [View news story]
    Amzn was not up due to ebay. Its up due to the rumor that Icahn took a stake in it.

    amzn continued higher today after an upgrade at BGC. amzn has been oversold and due for a bounce. Its continued up move depend on 1/29's earnings report.

    If anything, amzn should be down on eBay's results as one could speculate that some buyers migrated from amazon to ebay to take advantage of ebay's better pricing, no tax and no fee, free shipping. I know I buy most of my items from eBay.
    Jan 22, 2015. 12:13 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Amazon's algorithm a step ahead? [View news story]
    I have made money trading amzn on both the long and short side. Its volitility combined with the love a few powerful traders on the street have for it make amzn a great daily income trading vehicle.


    @ Clark Schultz - you say that amazon betters Walmart's pricing by 4%. I have found that everything I buy I find far cheaper everywhere else. I'd love to see some examples of the items you have bought at amazon for 4% less than Walmart and anywhere else for that matter.


    Dow Jones News Wire found that amazon's prices are higher than the competition 50- 70% of the time. Walmart, Target Red, eBay, Best Buy, Home Depot, thefind.com, B & H Photo etc. all have better pricing and they price match when necessary and offer free shipping without an annual fee.
    Jan 14, 2015. 12:28 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Amazon up 3.1% following Citi upgrade [View news story]
    Exactly and spot on
    Jan 13, 2015. 12:17 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Amazon Finally Turning The Corner? [View article]
    I could list hundreds of items I have bought at far lower prices than Amazon and all with free shipping. Lots of competition out there offering lower cost, free shipping, no sales tax and wonderful service.
    Jan 12, 2015. 08:06 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Amazon Finally Turning The Corner? [View article]
    Bought a Nintendo Wii U Game on Sat for my kid. $60 at amazon. $57.04 at Walmart with free, no annual fee, shipping. It will arrive tomorrow.

    Tell me again why I'd pay a 5% higher cost at amazon and then have to pay $99 per annum for "free" shipping at amazon?
    Jan 12, 2015. 02:16 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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