OK, the quote server is working right now. I got
an update this evening and the data (102 issues)
came in a snap. There is also a note now in the Intuit
support space that says they fixed the quote server
You may have experienced a problem in
downloading stock quotes into Quicken on August 13 -18, 1999.
Intuit has corrected the problem and will continue to
monitor the situation should further problems arise.
Stock quotes download is currently available for our
Duh! You "may" have experienced?
How about, if you attempted a download, you "did"
experience! Let's hope for more timely problem
acknowledgement, status updates and quicker problem resolution in
must have been late 1994 and I think the price
was $75 (not sure). I bought this stock 8/8/94 @ $35
and it was not long after I bought it that M/S made
A more important point than the
above is that this stock split 2 for 1 8/21/95, which
date is after the M/S offer.
Three years ago Microsoft offered $80/share for
Analysts recently upgraded to two
strong buys and a buy.
The earnings for the
quarter were significantly better than analyst
INTU has not IPO'd its Inet like other companies -
INTU is willing to be
bought for a fair price.
Inet side of house is
Shorts bring no facts to the table
- only doom and gloom hype (wait til Friday - it is
a full moon, and jupiter is aligned with
Hope you don't lose the house
Intuit CEO interviewed on Fox News gave a very
postive view of co. now and going forward.
unfortunate that INTU doesnt take the trouble to list this
interview on their news items and provide a link to it.
Check your facts before you suggest that I know
nothing about the business. The only real competitor to
TurboTax is TaxCut. Labeled under Kiplinger, it is made by
H&R Block. PCData reported that they gained market
share against TurboTax this past year (and have for the
past several years).
that web competition could do serious damage to
INTU. Why else would such a suggestion cause you to
think of the real BigBucks as a short?
is that intu has a competitive advantage in two ways
- the quicken/turbotax brand names and their
distribution networks. With the web their distribution
networks mean nothing because anybody can be a competitor.
As for brand names, E*Trade would be as good as
TurboTax for an awful lot of people. Competition is very
different on the web - intu can't hide behind a market
dominant distribution position for narrow product lines.