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September 2013

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CEO Greed Still Abounds

September 30, 2013 – Comments (38) | RELATED TICKERS: AME , SH , FOR

How does the CEO of Cisco John Chambers justify an EIGHTY percent raise in salary to $21 million?  $11 million isn't enough for him?  Would he reward all the CISCO employees with an 80% raise?  The greed just continues.  And who had to have supported it?  Yup a bunch of other CEOs from other companies, to wit:   [more]

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Deja Vu all over again

September 26, 2013 – Comments (13) | RELATED TICKERS: NU , TS

The Great Recession knocked the heck out of my portfolio.  I blame many people for that, not just one political party.  But I finally was getting my portfolio back in shape when here comes House Republicans playing a game of "chicken" with the debt ceiling in 2011. And so the market corrected hard to almost  bearish 20%.  Thank you House Republicans you cost me money.  Now I have my portfolio in good shape again and here come those House Republicans trying to pull the same stunt.  [more]

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Questcor Advice

September 21, 2013 – Comments (26) | RELATED TICKERS: HLF , QCOR , BBEP

Last week's Value Line update included biotechnology stocks.  One stock caught my attention and that was Questcor.  I kind of wish I knew about it a year ago but, alas, I didn't.  The financials look rock solid.  Growth looks nice.  Has a PEG of only .44.  Earnings projected to go from 4.25 this year to 5.50 next year.  Pays a small dividend.    [more]

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And the Pundits STILL Don't "get" Bernanke

September 18, 2013 – Comments (10) | RELATED TICKERS: D , KOOL , AI

It amazes me how the pundits have constantly misread Bernanke.  So today when the Fed report came out everyone was shocked that there was no tapering.  Well almost everyone since I said he wouldn't:  [more]

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Summers withdraws and Futures roar

September 15, 2013 – Comments (1) | RELATED TICKERS: EL , LEN , Y

Larry Summers had the good sense to withdraw his name from FED Chairman consideration.  And the response by the world was to cheer.  I always made my feelings clear.  He is too much of a wild card for the job.  The market doesn't like surprises, and with Summers you would get them.  I also question his ability since I have blamed him with the causation of the "Great Crash."  After all it was he who guided President Clinton with repealing Glass-Steagall, something I have argued for years did tremendous harm.  [more]

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Why TMF owns SA

September 10, 2013 – Comments (16) | RELATED TICKERS: B , S

I won't post at that site anymore.  They love to edit.  A least at TMF I can post basically instantly without any "proofreading".  Here is my reply to a supposed "author" and here was SA's response.  [more]

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