What you mean to say is only daytrader idiots will participate. Since you are the only daytrader on this board, go for it. The rest of us can relax.
Alex, the guy is not guessing. He's just having 'fun'. He just likes to rile folks. He's funny. Clearly, no one on this message board can influence Intel's stock price one way or the other.
I was wrong about Intel. But it's still a mistake to borrow money to fund buybacks. Bad form, even in a low interest rate environment. It's OK to borrow money to fund potential growth, R&D, etc., in my book.
IBM's problem is that they borrow money to fund buybacks. Not so, Intel. They fund buybacks out of cash flow. Big difference.
That's what I learned in Business School. Rule 1, it's always about the money. Rule 2, no matter what anyone says, it's always about the money. Rule 3, the person with the leverage always wins.
Nothing was or ever it truly pure; however, it would be nice if folks played by the rules. But they don't, and the rules are mutable.
Really? This is not news. Of course it's a con game, how else do banksters and people like Steven Cohen make billions. The Fed, SEC, DOJ, and Congress are all in cahoots to keep it a con game. Allowing HFT, getting rid of the uptick rule, naked shorting, not prosecuting folks to the full extent of the law; it's been obvious for years. But you got to put your money somewhere, and not in banks, to get a reasonable return.
I think the Data Center numbers and the IoT numbers were great too. Only mobile phone numbers were bad. That'll change. Stock got pounded just like all the other stocks in the Dow. Not specific to Intel. Market thing. You know, traders love volatility, got to bring stocks down so they can take them up and repeat the process. Especially near the end of the year. No big deal. You hoping to make ten to twenty dollars today? Good luck.
I'm so glad you have forseen this. So you must be out of the market, conserving cash and buying gold/silver. Time to leave your home and hide in a bomb shelter, well equipped of course. In a world wide collapse the best thing to own will be guns and lots of ammo, but even that won't save anyone. There will be no place to hide.
They don't try, they succeed. Can't have any of those 31 calls that were sold be executed. They must expire worthless. Isn't that the way the game is played?