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  • Is It Time To Wrap Up Some Profits In Apple? [View article]
    Then there was that time it went up to $435 and you sold it. And bought it back at $530.
    Oct 17 02:25 PM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Patiently Waiting For The Market To Cool Off So I Can Buy Apple [View article]
    Unless you are willing to sell some of your Apple stock, you aren't really committed to the idea that its price is going down. That leaves buying some more as the best choice right now; or just wait and see, which is what we all knew anyway.
    Oct 8 03:18 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • No, Chipotle Mexican Grill Isn't What's Hurting McDonald's [View article]
    Increased earnings every quarter. How far away are they?
    Oct 2 10:29 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Now That The iPhone 6 Is Out, Time To Put Down The Apple Kool-Aid [View article]
    "other companies are also planning on using the same" = innovation. That's the point.
    Oct 1 11:28 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • NPD Group: More pressure on the QSR sector [View news story]
    $3 tip and $2.50 drink and that $8 is compared to $17.50.
    Fast food stagnates as the economy improves, as it is doing.
    Sep 24 05:03 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Brand - Not Products - The Star Of The Show [View article]
    The only real investment question at this point is how soon does it get to $200.
    Sep 10 07:28 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Apple's Watch Launch Event Remained A Bit Disappointing [View article]
    Investment asset classes are equities (stocks), fixed-income (bonds), cash equivalents (money market instruments), real estate and commodities.
    Oh, and Apple.
    Sep 10 07:22 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Apple's Partnership With IBM Could Save The iPad [View article]
    BYOD means allowing Apple where it wasn't; not replacing IBM. Blackberry, Windows, Microsoft Office, and resulting difficulties for Apple products that employees preferred were what brought the needed changes.
    Aug 22 12:44 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Introducing The 'Conservative Total Return' Portfolio [View article]
    Until it arrives (~) try the free LibreOffice. It opens lots of the older formats and cross-platform challenges, even old ClarisWorks stuff.
    Aug 21 11:13 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • As Encrypted Messaging Enters Mainstream, BlackBerry In Catbird Seat [View article]
    "Would you go with "other" or BlackBerry?"

    Once they're scrambled, it's anybody's guess.
    -- Larry
    Aug 18 10:12 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Google, With Chromebook, Pushing Major Competitors Over The Cliff Again? [View article]
    These kinds of things you mention have been going on for a few years now. What I say, from first hand, is they were out of favor then with the kids, as both students and consumers; and the feeling is no different now.
    Plus, the education market is one of the most fickle, worse than medical devices.
    Aug 15 08:01 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Google, With Chromebook, Pushing Major Competitors Over The Cliff Again? [View article]
    And maybe most importantly, the kids do _not_ like or want them.
    Aug 12 04:10 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Alcoa's 2 Major Drawbacks [View article]
    • When there are still a lot of individuals trying to call a top, we aren't there yet.

    • This is an 'alpha' site. When you're focusing on debt, find a fixed-income investment site.

    • Are there enough buyers with enough of the shares, that they want at this level, yet? Doesn't look like it. This is the biggest factor effecting stock price.

    • Looking for some other views? Momentum, Fibonacci, and Klaus all point to over $20.
    Jul 30 12:30 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why The McDumpster Meat Scandal In China May Be A Bigger Deal Than You Think [View article]
    This is the magic that makes a market work.
    Jul 25 12:22 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Q3 Bonanza: The Real Story May Be Not Quite So Bullish [View article]
    Selling high and buying low is no more negative than buying low and selling high. It's past - future ; not positive - negative.
    Jul 25 11:24 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment