Absolutely. If Fleming were still alive he'd insist Bond was really a transsexual LGTBFRH. And left-handed. and a cripple. And a liberal. And any color but white. And obese. And on permanent disability. And a victim of just about everything.
Yes they did fail. This time the approach is different: A group of investors franchises ten or twelve stores and opens them in a relatively small geographic area around the same time. Makes Dunkin seem everywhere quickly for the residents in that area. Seems to be working.
Reconsider. When someone calls you an idiot or a fool they're just basing that on your prior predictions. Maybe you just wrote those things because of a minor stroke - definitely not your fault.
What does the rabbi have to say about the price of Starbucks stock? Up in January? Can he check that out with God?
Prelim figures show retail sales up a little over 4%. Just over 1% of that is due to the extra day between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Of course at Christmas a lot of that is electronics so we'll have to see what happened with soft goods.
"does anyone think that merits a response?"
Don't ask the board. What are the voices telling you?
"Everyone is smarter than the average short"
"Look at the chart-- that's all I would say to prove my point"
Absolutely. You just never see a stock doing well when there are any problems with the underlying company. Incredible that not everyone can see that. Also even most publicized bankruptcies are just made up by the media. Nash and Studebaker are still thriving although you'd never know it from reading the biased press.
Yahoo here. We are devastated at the though of losing you. We rarely encounter a poster with such cogent insights coupled with the ability to express them with clarity and brevity. Please, please don't leave.
"but facts are facts"
Here's another neat fact: Despite super gains in all the markets JCP dropped more than 30% this year.