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E Whatever Happened To Optimism ?
There's lots of pessimism in the market. Here's what I was able to find right now that should make all of the pessimists out there a little less paranoid about the future.
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E Deducing The Crash In Oil: How Would Sherlock Holmes Drill Beneath The Headlines?
Is oil right now the biggest threat to the overall market?
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E The Dow Transports: Detecting The Issues
Using Sherlock Holmes' method of reasoning to unlock what is really happening to the transports right now.
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E Is It Time To Buy The A-Shares?
The unprecedented Chinese stock market rally over the past year has buoyed global interest in investing in China. But the present high levels of leverage may prove particularly problematic.
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E Shake Shake Shake: The Shack Shack Metaphor
Something is shaky with Shake Shack - its valuation is a metaphor for, or symptomatic of, a larger issue with the market, the economy and what is ailing us right now.
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E Adieu To Don And Mad Men And Women We Love
A timely piece on the eve of the finale of Mad Men and how it affected the parent company AMC Networks, the behavioral shift in viewership and the use of technology that feeds this new form of viewing and how it affected cable TV.
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Are Grocery Chains About To Join The Retail-Bankruptcy Bloodbath?
2 months ago

I don't live anywhere near a $WFM- who cares? Their prices, even slashed, are higher than what I pay. TIlapia? Farm raised? Totally toxic stuff from what I read...customers at WFM are mostly clueless gullible millenials with a herd mentality. Long $AMZN.

In this article: KR, AMZN
The Great Artificial Intelligence Bubble And Scam
2 months ago

We are not even close to TRUE AI- the media and markets are using the term incorrectly.

In this article: AMZN, WFM
Dow Industrials Topped 20,000 For The First Time Ever
9 months ago

who cares about bottled water? MCD is selling its Big Mac sauce in a bottle! I never had a Big Mac btw but am long MCD. cheers

In this article: AA, BA, BBY, FCX, KO, KSS, M, PEP, T, TGT, UTX, WMT, AMZN, BOBE, CSCO, QCOM, SHLD, APPD
Trump Could Fuel A Nuclear Energy Boom In 2017
10 months ago

Nuclear..this article is so one-sided I don't know where to start...

In this article: BHP, CCJ, UUU
Energous Corp (WATT) Stock Price Getting Very Excited
10 months ago

Looks like all the news is already in- good and bad..I pass..cheers

In this article: WATT
Bank Stock Roundup: Q4 Earnings Show Improvement; JPM, BAC, WFC, C Beat Estimates
10 months ago

The article didn't really say anything we already knew. no insights

In this article: BBT, JPM, PNC, USB, WFC, FITB, BAC, C, COF
Finding Monthly Income In MLPs
10 months ago

Aren't these overvalued at these levels? They both look stretched to me regardless of the NAV yada yada.

Finding Monthly Income In MLPs
10 months ago

K-1's in either of these?

Mr. Market And A Valuation Of The Dow For Value Investors – January 2017
10 months ago

how did you get $WMT so low on price? it was on your Graham list D&E only recently... what changed? Conversely, how can you get a 320 price on $TRV? it has been downgraded due to valuation recently... cheers

Mr. Market And A Valuation Of The Dow For Value Investors – January 2017
10 months ago

$WMT is worth 39 a share? How did you get that?

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Carol Wydra Commented on Are Grocery Chains About To Join The Retail-Bankruptcy Bloodbath?:

I don't live anywhere near a $WFM- who cares? Their prices, even slashed, are higher than what I pay. TIlapia? Farm raised? Totally toxic stuff from what I read...customers at WFM are mostly clueless gull...

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Carol Wydra Commented on The Great Artificial Intelligence Bubble And Scam:

We are not even close to TRUE AI- the media and markets are using the term incorrectly.

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