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  • There Is More Than A Mere Bubble In The Stock Market [View article]
    Zach: "When prices seem historically high, you begin to slowly sell and accumulate cash until prices are once again attractive. Each move is an averaging in and an averaging out. Trying to consistently call market tops and market bottoms is a fools game"

    A rose by another name would smell as sweet.........
    Nov 13, 2013. 06:58 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Weighing The Week Ahead: Do Sidelined Investors Face Upside Risk? [View article]
    TWWait:

    Just in time for Christmas.
    Nov 10, 2013. 09:23 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Madness Of Netflix Investors [View article]
    It appears that the NFLX defenders speak of the company's products and services as reasons to be a shareholder.

    The author's point, IMHO, is that the stock PRICE is too high. At some point the price of a stock is too high for investment purposes. For the author, $334 and possibly some points below, is too high a price level.

    If the NFLX defenders don't have a price level as of today that would be too high, the author's point is made.
    Nov 10, 2013. 09:18 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • U.S. Stocks Not In A Bubble; I'll Tell You What Is, Though [View article]
    Eggzactly Egg.

    Too often people discuss various metrics in a vacuum. There is much talk on this thread about historic PE ratios, etc.

    The question is not the PE ratio itself but the environment in which it resides. We are 4 1/2 years off the low; at all time highs with a sputtering economy and a fed baiting the world to buy equities. what could go wrong?

    What happened last time the fed (and Fan/Fred) baited everyone to buy a house?
    Nov 9, 2013. 10:52 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • U.S. Stocks Not In A Bubble; I'll Tell You What Is, Though [View article]
    James: " You can have companies that generate lots of revenue and lose so much money that they go bankrupt; and you have companies that produce little revenues but are highly profitable."

    The significant metric here is not the absolute value of revenues for any particular company, but the aggregate change. When the aggregate price to sales ratio expands or contracts, that is relevant. Especially if the change is significant.

    Why do I think that you know that?

    BTW did anyone define the term "bubble"?

    Nov 9, 2013. 10:28 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • U.S. Stocks Not In A Bubble; I'll Tell You What Is, Though [View article]
    James: ". It's pretty easy to tell when something is NOT in a bubble.
    It's a bit harder to determine that something IS in a bubble"

    Are going to tell me with this binary situation the outcomes are not mutually exclusive?
    Nov 9, 2013. 10:09 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Is Worth $67.12: Why Aswath Damodaran Could Be Right About Tesla's Fair Price [View article]
    No one has discussed how margin calls could effect the stock price.

    How much have the bulls leveraged themselves?
    Oct 31, 2013. 09:08 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Does Ending Unemployment Benefit Solve The Jobs Crisis? [View article]
    Who here has been on UC before?

    I have. It helps having a spouse with a high paying job too.
    Oct 29, 2013. 09:00 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Does Ending Unemployment Benefit Solve The Jobs Crisis? [View article]
    David de lA:

    "The simple fact of the matter is that not all taxes can in fact be passed on to the customer through higher prices. If this were so, corporations would not object so strenuously to being taxed, they would not care one bit."

    Interesting point. For companies like GE who filed a 57,000 page tax return and paid no taxes I've heard very little complaint.
    Oct 29, 2013. 08:55 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Retail Industry May Take A Huge Hit: You May Wish To Be Out Of Or Short These Stocks [View article]
    jprizzuto: "isolated anarchist"

    Is that not self contradictory?
    Oct 23, 2013. 10:25 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Birinyi Says We're Heading For S&P 2000 [View article]
    I miss the 90's
    Sep 12, 2013. 09:54 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Market For Miracles [View article]
    "because rallies built on that sort of ephemera have bigger subsequent declines, but lamentably, they never ask for my permission first."

    I've not before witnessed the idea expressed so elegantly.
    Sep 12, 2013. 04:11 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 Indicators That Signaled The 2007 Top: They're Back [View article]
    No this is not 2007. On December 25, 2007 the linked article below printed; the SP500 closed the day before at 1498, 4% off the closing all time high.

    http://bit.ly/1aoNj6k

    Does the contemporary review of the 2007 economy read that much better than today? That review objectively describes an economy where the business engaged in commerce are very near there all-times highs in value?

    Do the economic conditions today dictate that businesses engaged in commerce be valued at 98.5% off their all time highs?
    Sep 10, 2013. 10:02 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 Indicators That Signaled The 2007 Top: They're Back [View article]
    ditto
    Sep 10, 2013. 09:35 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How Nasty Surprises Happen [View article]
    gunzo,

    It might be good if we all worked from the same (or similar) definition of "crash."
    Sep 8, 2013. 09:24 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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