Mike, you need to back off from the claim that you are educated in the sciences. Your scientific arguments don't even rise to the level of a first year undergrad. Your claim is therefore unconvincing.
How come the name "elephantdowntrunk_53" always makes me think of the term"foetid turd"? Anybody know?
Great post docent. You thanked Freelo for contributing. Some people think him another troll_packy alias. You are not some people.
Quit trying to be a smart #$%$ I respond to Boxhead even less often than I respond to you and I seldom bother with you any more. You've shown your true colors and those are the colors of a juvenile jerk.
I wish GTAT holders good luck but GLW is the better long investment. GTAT is too speculative. Drops of almost 5% are common for speculative stocks like that.
Gold is down today too. Sure am glad I hold GLW and not Gold. Do you remember when the trolls on here told us all to dump GLW and buy gold? Obama would wreck the economy and devalue the US dollar they said. Now the economy is fine and longs are sitting on profits. The trolls are bitter, angry and broke. Their desperate hope is to talk down America and hope that their predictions become a self fulfilling prophecy.
Docent, fair point but - as you would say - how does it affect sapphire and gorilla glass?
Notty, what is your favorite stock? I'd like to visit that stock board and fill it with irrelevant political spam like you do to GLW.
Why would I need to keep track of you? You advertise yourself often.
Criticism of Bush is so common that you'll need to get over that. You may have thought he was a splendid fellow but the rest of us thought he was a disaster. Two unfinished wars, the economy on the verge of collapse, bin laden was still living free - the list goes on and on.
As for Docent being me. Don't play the fool. You know as well as I that the aliases on this board are elephantdowntrunk / hobotsz / wgboxman / mikeinwestac.
Hi Freelo. Sometimes it annoys me when you guys post things that I consider to be untrue too. It isn't easy to stay quiet when you disagree but this board got out of hand. Insults, threats and hard feelings were alienating investors.
Today is an OK day for politics. Tomorrow we celebrate. Then we go back to arguing.
I've long maintained that President Obama has had a successful presidency. Polls suggest that people have soured on him lately but that isn't unexpected. Polls also show the entire Republican Party in sorry political shape. Hillary Clinton is the odds on favorite in 2016.
How about that Corning? We really need to discuss that instead of only talking about our fine president.
When do you think that they should chisel President Obama's face onto Mt. Rushmore. I think it best to wait until the 2030s when people fully appreciate the magnitude of his accomplishments. Some think it should be sooner. What say you?
Freelo/Ars/notf, I agree with Docent. Jesus did not get involved with trivial political matters but he did state that you give back some of your fortune to help those who are less fortunate. He never said that you try to decide if they are deserving, or worked hard. He said that you help those in need - period. That is why I disagree with your talk about freeloaders.
On topic post. Freelo, Nice. Perhaps you will do this more often.
Agreed, the market sometimes favors big boys. If there is relevant information, the big boys will know it faster but they have to try to buy or sell huge volumes. They are also subject to greater scrutiny and regulation. We retail investor have a harder time obtaining information but we have more flexibility.
No politics. Good for you hobo.
Corning needs to find a way to discuss Sapphire without appearing desperate. Their last attempt was little more than a denial of the competition.
My view is that Sapphire may hurt sales in some areas (small devices) but Corning has other markets and earnings from Gorilla are likely to grow. I too would like to see Corning management give investors an honest appraisal of sapphire and the future of Gorilla.
Maybe they could discuss laminating too.
Don't tell us what a good guy you are. Act like one. Discuss GLW on the GLW board, HERO on the HERO board, and politics on a politics board.
I'd go with one and the same.
The second half of 2013 was good for GLW. Hope the second half of 2014 is just as good. There are some positive signs but some uncertainty too. Many of us long term longs are hoping that we have turned the corner with this puppy but we have been burned in the past.