TOWN vs. COSTCO
Customers get a bargain / Customers get a bargain
Employees are overpaid / Employees are overpaid
Members pay no dues / Members pay dues
Big overhead eats profits / Small overhead from junky stores
Shareholders get zip / Shareholders net small profits from dues
Institutional investors are becoming very socially responsible, whether they want to or not ... when they get into their RICK due diligence, that case in Texas with the dark-skinned guy could be a problem for them.
Look at the hostile work environment case ... pretty bad what some minorities have to put up with just to make a small living!
before the RICK employees buy them out!
That's really confusing. RCI is part of Wyndham, the hotel company... they might be suing for trade name infringement soon.
No small company needs a jet like this ... likely it spends a lot of time sitting on the ground.
Just look at the WSJ dated 6/11/2013: Management said it would complete REIT spin-off within six months.
Market seems obivious to dramatic rise in interest rates. Very puzzling ...
Whatever ... you will see soon!
Notice the tarmac is wet. It did rain in Phoenix between 11 am and 1 pm on January 31.
HIgh short interest is generally a positive, as it provides fuel to carry a stock higher.
Reduction of short interest is generally a negative. With less shorts left to cover, it suggests that the stock has topped out.
Per Bloomberg Radio: Sure, share count is reduced and EPS is increased, but at the end of the day nothing has changed. Corporate money is just transferred from the corporate pocket to a shareholder's pocket other than yours... the total enterprise is still the same.