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Forum: US Stock Picks 01-26-2011, 02:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,570
Posted By FollowMyAlpha
Starbucks: Buy Status Initiated with Report

Thesis

The Starbucks (SBUX) empire has navigated the recession well and now stands ready to continue its global expansion while holding the intimate knowledge of its past mistakes in hand. Looking...
Forum: US Stock Picks 10-12-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,565
Posted By FollowMyAlpha
CSX Corporation (CSX): 5 Reasons to be Bearish Before Earnings

1. Railroads must purchase then maintain their tracks unlike trucking. For examples high-maintenance capital expenditures ate on average 16% of CSX's revenue over the last 5 years alone.

2. CSX...
Forum: US Stock Picks 10-12-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,408
Posted By FollowMyAlpha
CSX Corporation (CSX): 5 Reasons to be Bullish Before Earnings

1. CSX is working hard to improve its operating ratio. It has trimmed management numbers and substantially decreased its labor expense as a percentage of revenue.

2. CSX operates on the Eastern...
Forum: US Stock Picks 10-12-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,440
Posted By FollowMyAlpha
JP Morgan (JPM): 5 Reasons to be Bearish Before Earnings

1. Regulatory reform is forcing J.P. Morgan to review certain parts of its business model. The outcome will likely be that it needs to alter the way it operates some of its most profitable divisions....
Forum: US Stock Picks 10-12-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,818
Posted By FollowMyAlpha
JP Morgan (JPM): 5 Reasons to be Bullish Before Earnings

1. J.P. Morgan holds a sound reputation in the wake of the Financial Crisis and continues to operate under the guidelines of a conservative balance sheet. The dividends to this is a strong and...
Forum: US Stock Picks 10-11-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,381
Posted By FollowMyAlpha
Turbine I appreciate the feedback and props on...

Turbine I appreciate the feedback and props on the post!

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Forum: Traders Lounge 10-11-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,451
Posted By FollowMyAlpha
Jacoby I appreciate the props! Follow My...

Jacoby I appreciate the props!

Follow My Alpha
Forum: US Stock Picks 10-11-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,205
Posted By FollowMyAlpha
Turbine I like to post both the bull and bear...

Turbine I like to post both the bull and bear side when possible to be as objective as possible when talking about a company. I won't disagree that there are some definitive risks with DSX and my...
Forum: US Stock Picks 10-11-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,381
Posted By FollowMyAlpha
Turbine I can definitely understand your fear of...

Turbine I can definitely understand your fear of banks after what the world went through but the world can't exist without banks. It's a reality of the world we all live in. Citigroup offers a unique...
Forum: US Stock Picks 10-11-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,381
Posted By FollowMyAlpha
KtheKing I appreciate the props. Really just...

KtheKing I appreciate the props. Really just trying to help everyone out here in the forum and providing an analytical opinion on Citigroup and other publicly traded companies.
Forum: US Stock Picks 10-11-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,458
Posted By FollowMyAlpha
Diana Shipping (DSX):5 Reasons to be Bullish

1. Financing issues and construction delays have led to a slip new ship delivery. The estimated number is around 35-45%. Should this theme continue there could be a continued shortage of dry bulk...
Forum: US Stock Picks 10-11-2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,205
Posted By FollowMyAlpha
Diana Shipping (DSX):5 Reasons to be Bearish

1. The increase in freight rates has caused a delay in the scrapping of older vessels and an increase in ship orders. The end could be a massive oversupply of dry-bulk shippers.

2. Diana Shipping...
Forum: US Stock Picks 10-11-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,622
Posted By FollowMyAlpha
Intel (INTC):5 Reasons to be Bullish

1. Intel pretty much has a strangle hold on the microprocessor market.
The firm currently holds over three fourths of the market after retaking a share of the market from AMD.

2. Intel's superior...
Forum: US Stock Picks 10-11-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,656
Posted By FollowMyAlpha
Intel (INTC):5 Reasons to be Bearish

1. Intel cannot afford to misstep if it hopes to keep its lead in the microprocessor market. Any stumble will be taken advantage of by AMD in terms of taking market share back.

2. The acquisition...
Forum: US Stock Picks 10-11-2010, 02:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,542
Posted By FollowMyAlpha
Probability Conviction Level: Positive

Summary:

The Probability Conviction Level is soundly positive for this week. This is an indication that there is a positive probability for potential gains in the global equity markets. It is...
Forum: US Stock Picks 10-10-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,495
Posted By FollowMyAlpha
Recap: Probability Conviction Level

Summary:

Last week we saw positive economic news come in from all over the world and a positive start to earnings season in the US. World Indexes staged strong gains for the weeks to continue the...
Forum: US Stock Picks 10-07-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,486
Posted By FollowMyAlpha
Alcoa (AA): 5 Reasons to be Bullish

1.Alcoa’s joint venture, named Ma'aden and based Saudi Arabia, looks to extremely cost-efficient due strong in-place infrastructure and cheap natural gas. The project should be operational by 2014.
...
Forum: US Stock Picks 10-07-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,984
Posted By FollowMyAlpha
Alcoa (AA): 5 Reasons to be Bearish

1.Even a slight increase in volume coming from the restart of smelters and the entrance of new competitors could limit the potential price increase of aluminum over the coming years.

2.The...
Forum: US Stock Picks 10-07-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,382
Posted By FollowMyAlpha
Micron (MU):5 Reasons to be Bullish

1.One of Micron’s greatest growth opportunities is NAND-based solid state drives (SSDs), which has the potential to replace traditional hard drives.

2.Micron is an industry leader when it comes to...
Forum: US Stock Picks 10-07-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,185
Posted By FollowMyAlpha
Micron (MU):5 Reasons to be Bearish

1. Lexar, a Micron subsidiary, is up against a heavy buyer power in relation to NAND flash products that it distributes through retailing giants such as Wal-Mart (WMT).

2. In general Micron has...
Forum: US Stock Picks 10-05-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,739
Posted By FollowMyAlpha
Ford (F): 5 Reasons to be Bearish

1. Increasing strict fuel economy regulations can only increase the construction cost of a car, which will be passed onto customers.

2. The auto industry is extremely cyclical. As well, Detroit...
Forum: US Stock Picks 10-05-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,647
Posted By FollowMyAlpha
Ford (F): 5 Reasons to be Bullish

1. The Focus and Taurus have been revamped and illustrate Ford’s renewed ability to offer cars that are not only fuel-efficient vehicles but quality oriented. These lines now allow Ford to better...
Forum: US Stock Picks 10-05-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,080
Posted By FollowMyAlpha
Bank of America (BAC): 5 Reasons to be Bearish

1. The acquisition of Merrill Lynch has altered Bank of America’s revenue and earnings structure.

2. Investment banking is a concern for some as investors and analysts worry that the downside of...
Forum: US Stock Picks 10-05-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,456
Posted By FollowMyAlpha
Bank of America (BAC): 5 Reasons to be Bullish

1. Bank of America is a dominant player in the lucrative and resilient regions of the US. States such as California, Florida, and Texas have screamed money and business over the last century. These...
Forum: US Stock Picks 10-04-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,713
Posted By FollowMyAlpha
Sirius XM (SIRI): 5 Reasons to be Bullish

1. There has been a strong increase in satellite radio subscriptions. As of December 2009 there were over 19 million subscribers. In relation to there being fewer than 2 million subscribers in 2003...
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