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fishnman1973 14 posts  |  Last Activity: Dec 3, 2014 10:53 PM Member since: May 28, 2012
  • Half of the items are marked on the shelves and ONE checkout line with 20-30 people wrapped around the store. And you wonder why brick and mortar stores are in trouble?

  • Do a web search for more details about the lawsuit against this Yahoo executive.

  • Maria Zhang, a high level executive at Yahoo, was named in a sexual harassment suit filed Friday by her former female subordinate, Nan Shi, a software engineer.

    Why isn't this front page news and why did you remove my first post about ut?

    Sentiment: Hold

  • fishnman1973 by fishnman1973 May 15, 2014 11:01 AM Flag

    Why did they pull their popular hovercraft commercials? It's been awhile but people could relate that to Orbitz. Good example is, what do you think will happen to Progressive if they pulled Flo or if Geico fired the gecco?

  • fishnman1973 fishnman1973 May 15, 2014 10:40 AM Flag

    If Monrovia employees' performance is terrible overall as you say, then it is obvious there are folks not performing their duties well enough to deserve the salary they are already receiving. Divisions like Miltec, La Barge, and others probably have their low performers. Bonuses should be viewed as an "unexpected thank you" and not something that employees feel they deserve year after year for performing their assigned work! Exception are employees who went beyond their line of duty, for example created new business or a contract for the company, then the employee or employees who actually achieved it should be rewarded the bonus, but not everyone in the whole dam division year after year. Also, other compensation and possible elimination of excess management should be considered. Let's get the financials looking better again.

  • Anyone? In my opinion, if employees or managers are not happy with their salary, then they should not have been hired to begin with in my opinion. I would bet dollars to donuts that Yahoo is overstaffed and already oversalaried whether they give themselves bonuses or not. It just affects how hard of a rear-end screwing the shareholders get!!!!

  • Your annual performance is still an embarrassment comparing to what I paid for this stock years ago. You are a sympathy play for Google and need something that will stand out and make money.

    GPGRENGO, I wouldn't buy this stock at $25. Might be better to sell, lick my wounds, and move on.

  • Im not sure if they still are doing this, but if any of Ducommun's sister companies gave bonuses, it's poor management and theft from the shareholders in my opinion!

    Focus on company debt and recent healthcare insurance costs and fines before throwing money around these days. I'm not saying bonuses should not be given, but not in these times by any publicly traded company.

    Companies should be using that money to invest in new technologies and resources for future growth and not add padding to employees' bank accounts.

    Sentiment: Hold

  • fishnman1973 by fishnman1973 May 4, 2014 7:31 AM Flag

    Its not going to be pretty. Most companies are feeling the brunt of healtcare insurance compliance, costs, fees, and whatever this year. Well-run companies like this one should weather through it but the rid eis going to be bumpy.

  • Cut levels of management and reduce political contributions to those who will likely vote against energy production. Cut back on the number of blended gasolines.

  • I don't see growth in defense industry for a long time. We can not take for granted that a republican or a conservative democrat will be in the the White House in 2016. (please not Hillary) This company has done a good job lowering overhead costs, especially cutting excessive management at many business units, but more to be done to stay competitive. So which defense stock has the best potential to grow if defense spending comes back to normal in a few years? Anyone?

  • fishnman1973 by fishnman1973 Mar 24, 2014 10:07 AM Flag

    At Alkatraz, there was one guard per 3 inmates. I don't think
    the ratio of management per employees should be anywhere near
    that high at any Ducommun division. Cut some overhead to be more
    competitive.

  • They have served our country well. It would seem that they are well disciplined.
    I have the utmost respect for them.

    In the recent months, I caught an employee making up stories about another
    employee in my company. Was his motive possibly to gain more profitable routes? I will
    never know for sure but I can not stand a foul mouthed liar working for me. He also
    lacked in other areas of competency.

    Sadly, he was retired military and I've noticed that veterans seem to have a common
    pattern of disrespect for others. Or maybe I keep hiring the wrong ones )
    I feel horrible having to let anyone go and it's also expensive to hire some one else to
    replace his position. In the end it's wise to preserve morale than allow inethical behavior
    to persist.

  • Refer to the nypost website link to this story posted on drudgereport. First of all, why did they allow an impeached president swear in Mayor de Blasio? If Bill Clinton is guilty of theft, it would go well with the Cllintons stolen White House silverware collection. This is really an old Hollywood trick as to generate media controversy to get Ms Clintons name brought up more often in press coverage befoe the next election. The strategy is to do something stupid to get media attention. These people have got to be desperate to find a way into political limelight again after Ms Clinton was forced to resign from Sec of State for her role in allowing the gruesome torture and killing of 4 Americans in Benghazi. I am sure its only a matter of time until Yahoo posts this news on their homepage because whether Mr. Clinton stole the Bible or not, Yahoo could jump into the mainstream media bandwagon to help generate publicity for the Clintons.

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