Now you know why the shares were under pressure late 2015. Without Buffett's selling pressure, T's rise can continue. Perhaps he had too much T after his Direct TV shares converted.
His legacy is that for a tiny investment in "B" class old Apple shares, he got a $170 million payoff. Less soup for you, Lerner sucker.
S & P 500 membership did not change the company. It appears to have changed the executive(s). It also sheds light on how difficult it is to grow when you are big. I used to buy and sell WFMI (including holding for long periods), but they're just too typically corporate in growth strategy now. Their stores have not changed much, but I have been finding better pricing at small neighborhood health food stores. I have a low sodium diet now, and buying food has become a headache everywhere for me. I think this message board stuff is serious for the way he looks before the FTC. Message boards are "cesspools" according to CNBC and my own observations, some better, some worse. It is a free country, and you rarely hear complaints about the bulk of many millions of messages and uploads. That is the good part of it.
The yield curve has normalized, the most recent dividend increased, the securities owned are high grade, and the housing downturn should reduce pre-payments.
This is a bargain price with a divivend that should increas. SELL! (not)
These two deals brought virtually no action to the stock price or the message board. Are they that insignificant?
First he offered lobbying services to XM, XM declined, so he was hired by the other side. What a whore. With a Democratic Congress, I doubt this conservative will have much of an effect. It certainly does point to the fact that our government leaders, whether current or past, are out for themselves and fuck you and me.