Grow up freelo. Jimmy is obviously an alias belonging to a regular poster. He (or she) is not going to be swayed by your juvenile threats and bullying.
And quit whining about our fine president. Bush led the country to the brink of disaster. Obama pulled us back and set us on the right path.
You used to seem like a good guy - now your posts are a desperate plea for boxhead's approval. Why? That troll is as worthless as trollpacky (and the hobo alias).
I believe you freelo. You seem more like a regular guy. Not a juvenile like troll packy, insane boxhead and fake hobo. The stuff that we debate is unimportant. A few percentage points on the tax rate. A little more support for the poor or a little less. Don't be sucked in by their dramatic declarations. Especially don't get so worked up that it affects your health. Just have some fun.
You aren't going to convince me to support the insane Republican party under its current guise. That party needs to stop catering to racists, lunatics and obstructionists.
Obama had done well. Obamacare is working. Bin Laden is dead, Troops home from Iraq, economic disaster averted, jobs growth, economic growth, record stock markets etc. etc. etc. These advances made despite Republican obstructionism. There is more that Obama should have done - bring the troops home from Afghanistan; close Gitmo; and curtail the NSA.
Good luck to you.
True Docent. Consumer spending on smart phones, large screen TVs, tablets and other (relative) luxury items is a significant part of Corning's success. Management still needs to execute their diversification strategy but it will work best if there are strong consumer economic fundamentals. The auto industry numbers are a good sign.
Proto, you are right - but two things:
1) Lots of aliases on this board so there aren't as many people arguing with you as they want you to think.
2) Coal has been in decline for decades due to the steady introduction of more efficient and cleaner technologies. The only way to save the coal industry is for the government to protect it. The coal industry spends a lot of money trying to influence elections because they need taxpayers to save them. No point arguing with these guys. They fell for the industry line.
Just noticed this post amidst all the pointless drivel on here. We have been in a lull but I am reasonably happy with the share price performance. Gains made towards the end of last year held.
Anything less than pumping is often derided on this board; though not as badly derided as posting something that doesn't support the far right wing radicalism of some of the non investors who haunt the place. Nonetheless, there was good and bad news in the last ER. Volumes were up. Diversification was up. Margins were down. The fact that we held onto gains should be taken as a positive sign. It is a far cry from the days when any hint of bad news would send the share price plummeting.
Not exactly your board freelo. You guys have no position in GLW. You're just here for the political rants and (in some cases) to harass people who discuss the stock.
Cheap energy is not cheap when you consider the externalities. (Google externalities for an explanation)
China has the worst pollution of any country on Earth due to their over reliance on coal. Chronic respiratory disorders are a leading cause of death. Levels of deadly pollutants are up to 40 times the recommended exposure limit in cities like Beijing. The danger levels are particularly serious for young children who are being condemned to a lifetime of respiratory disease. If you think that China is happy about the use of coal, think again.
Hobo and his ilk claim that the US has abundant natural case but they fail to mention that it is available only through fracking - a process that releases hundreds of toxins and carcinogens as well as radioactive wastewater. Bad idea.
Thumbs down given. No time for the other 5 but I am sure four more people will thumbs down ya. Most of us do it without even reading your tiresome rant. .
Three guys with aliases have nobody outnumbered. GLW longs are no more interested in your trolling that America is interested in your wacko political agenda. Grow up and quit trying to bully people.
When you look at mniscw's chart, be sure to click 1y to get the bigger picture. GLW has outperformed the naz for the last year.
Hey TCMom, glad to hear that you are well.
I don't bother with the politics on this board any more. It's two or three whiners with aliases. Their constant opposition to every Obama decision is their way verbalizing grief over his re-election.
It is the Summer of 2014. My portfolio is healthy. Business continues to Improve. My wife's flower garden looks fantastic. We're planning a motorcycle trip to explore more of this beautiful land. GLW continues to hang on to gains. Spending time with family and friends and staying healthy and happy.
Have a wonderful summer TCMom.
- Some Corning related information but a political message too. The politics can be left to trolls like Packy, Boxhead and Freelo; bitter men who are frustrated by their personal failures and the President's record of success.
- You forgot to mention how Obama got Syria to give up WMDs and Putin to back down on Ukraine. Strong leadership in the White House creates confidence in America and a strong market.
- You can report elephantdowntrunk_51 for harassment if you are so inclined. He and Boxhead love to harass GLW longs. I wonder if they are shorts with a hidden agenda.
- Go America, Go GLW, Go USA soccer. Lets hope they are as successful as the Affordable Care Act.
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.
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.
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.
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.