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Mon Mar 31

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PEStudent commented on an article. 11:28 PM

What Bank of America Corp. Can Learn From Starbucks Corporation

"When you consider Bank of America noted a deposit accepted in a branch costs almost 14 times more than one made on a phone."

But if the deposit accepted at a branch is a very small cost, 14 times

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PEStudent commented on an article. 12:58 PM

5 Quotes Every Bank of America Corp. Investor Needs Hear

Nice article, thanks!

The court cases, penalties, and current $9B settlement drive down earnings and the stock price. BAC is slowly emerging from those problems, most of them are behind it, and when it's clear

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Fri Mar 28

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PEStudent commented on an article. 6:17 PM

General Mills Misses Earnings Expectations, Shares Remain Relatively Flat

"However, I would avoid initiating a new position today because I do not believe Foolish investors should settle with companies that are reporting negative growth."

That's a good rule of thumb, but

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PEStudent commented on an article. 5:35 PM

How to Get Health Care Dividends Without all the Health Care Exposure

I would recommend either HCP or Ventas because of track record and preservation of capital.

But I wouldn't recommend Duke if your primary concern is preservation of capital: lost most of it's value during the

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PEStudent commented on an article. 3:15 PM

General Mills Misses Earnings Expectations, Shares Remain Relatively Flat

"I don't think it's a valid reason, because people do not stop eating during bad weather."

Not well thought out or investigated. When there's bad weather, my freezer gets cleaned out.

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PEStudent commented on an article. 2:45 PM

What to Make of the Very Eventful Week for Bank of America Corp. and Citigroup Inc.

"Bank of America was approved by the Federal Reserve to raise its dividend by 500%"

Actually it was approved to raise the dividend by 400%, to 500% of the 100% it was.

And it's

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Tue Mar 25

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PEStudent commented on an article. 10:42 AM

Better Buy: General Electric vs. AbbVie

Abbvie's Humira is biosynthesized based on a DNA fragment that no one else possesses. So even when it loses patent protection, who else can make the same thing?

Sun Mar 23

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PEStudent commented on an article. 3:48 PM

How the Big Banks Are Treating Their Customers Wrong

Positive relationships? Think FEES. Try treating the customer like he's doing you, the bank, a favor by letting you hold his money instead of the other way around.

Banks have lost something like 7 million

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PEStudent commented on an article. 3:37 PM

Coca-Cola: A Stock for Optimists

"...investors who buy Coca-Cola today are set to reap high single-digit annual returns in a poor outcome and double-digit annual returns with a better outcome. Even for pessimists, that kind of scenario should be

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PEStudent commented on an article. 8:09 AM

Cracker Barrel Is Making People Rich. Here's How You Can Join In.

The way to "get in" with CBRL is join it's no-purchase-fee DRIP administered by amstock.com.

You can join with no-prior stock ownership

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PEStudent commented on an article. 8:00 AM

Are Cracker Barrel Fans Rejecting Its New Menu?

If CBRL had REMOVED former items from its menu, that would affect people from eating there, but ADDING items shouldn't affect it. In fact, a mixed group of healthy eaters and junk food eaters would be more likely to find CBRL an

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PEStudent commented on an article. 7:48 AM

ExxonMobil Renews its Search for a Key to Unlock This Massive Oil Deposit

"In-situ, which means in place, is a process where a number of different wells are drilled with some injecting hot water or steam to heat the hard oil and other wells used to produce the oil."

Way back

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Sat Mar 22

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PEStudent commented on an article. 10:38 PM

Companies Going Green is Bad for Utilities

If utility company profits drop enough, they go the appropriate State Board and get it to approve rate increases.

Utility companies are going to be around a while - especially when electric cars become more

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PEStudent commented on an article. 9:11 PM

Do General Mills' Cheerios Sales Suggest GMO-Free Foods Are Doomed to Fail?

"This new wave of concern about GMO ingredients in General Mills food products is also spreading quickly to other brands. Doubt this analysis? Check out the declining sales of General Mills cereals and other

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Mon Mar 17

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PEStudent commented on an article. 1:23 PM

Burger King Hits McDonald's Where It Hurts

"The Big King looks and sounds like a Big Mac, with two patties, three buns, and special sauce. The company even pushes the comparison in its marketing."

If someone thinks they're copying the Big Mac,

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Fri Feb 28

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PEStudent commented on an article. 9:40 AM

Warren Buffett Just Bought Another Million Shares of This Company

Nice article about Exxon, but I'm not so sure Conoco Phillips is dead in the water. I own shares in both, about 3x as much value in Exxon, but expect to close that up by slowly adding to the no-purchase-fee Conoco DRIP.

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PEStudent commented on an article. 9:18 AM

Don’t Overlook This Part of Bank of America

Another bait headline to get you to waste your time on an ad.

The Fool asks us to "please be respectful" with our comments, then treats us like idiots and insults us with these advertisements.

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PEStudent commented on an article. 9:10 AM

Can Abbott Laboratories Beat Baxter International and Edwards Lifesciences in 2014?

"Earnings per share (EPS) in 2013 were around 46% lower than they were in 2012, which could have been why shares performed poorly relative to the wider index."

PAY ATTENTION before writing an article!

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Thu Feb 20

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PEStudent commented on an article. 1:31 PM

Why the U.S. Will Stay in the Middle East for Decades to Come

"While the U.S. doesn't necessarily need oil from the Middle East..."

Yes it does. And even when our national production tops out, at 9+ million barrels/day, we'll still be importing 5-6 million

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Sat Feb 15

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PEStudent commented on an article. 1:46 PM

1 Big Bank That's Safe and Cheap

I own both Wells Fargo and Bank of America and if I could hold one bank for both preservation of assets and a realistic long-term expectation of approximating or beating the avg. market gains, I'd pick Wells Fargo because of its

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