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Vols&Shaft83
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re: I'm seeing a bargain with this stock, what am I missing?

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Banking kinda scares me at the moment so I don't know if I'd look there as a personal preference


JPM and WFC are the only 2 Banks I own, in individual stocks anyway, I'm sure I own several more in my funds.

It's not an industry to get married to, but Investment banking is an extremely profitable business.


smilodonfatalis
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Member since Sep 2012
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re: I'm seeing a bargain with this stock, what am I missing?
It's on my watch list.

It's a dow dog. Dow dogs, unless they in deep financial trouble, are the stocks to buy.


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smilodonfatalis
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re: I'm seeing a bargain with this stock, what am I missing?
With just 1 employer, than the people are forced to work for slave wages.

That's good for wal-mart corporate executives, but it's not good for the average joe.


gatorsimz
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re: I'm seeing a bargain with this stock, what am I missing?
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JPM and WFC are the only 2 Banks I own, in individual stocks anyway, I'm sure I own several more in my funds


I really like DFS. I think its future is bright.
This post was edited on 3/26 at 7:10 am


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foshizzle
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Washington DC metro
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re: I'm seeing a bargain with this stock, what am I missing?
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With just 1 employer, than the people are forced to work for slave wages.


Simply not true. Most of these small towns have quite a few employers. The problem is that low-skill jobs don't pay much.


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LSURussian
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re: I'm seeing a bargain with this stock, what am I missing?
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With just 1 employer, than the people are forced to work for slave wages.
And as we all know, people are not allowed to move somewhere else where they can use their high-level skills at a higher wage. Or they are not allowed to start their own business after identifying a need in their community that they can fill with their exquisite skills and knowledge.



foshizzle
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re: I'm seeing a bargain with this stock, what am I missing?
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they are not allowed to start their own business


Of course they can't. Everyone knows businesses don't pay any taxes at all and that would be evil.


C
LSU Fan
The Woodlands, TX
Member since Dec 2007
22714 posts

re: I'm seeing a bargain with this stock, what am I missing?
I know some on this board say it's a loser investment, but a story on airline ridership had me thinking about airline stocks. All are up significantly over the past year. With all of the consolidation over the past decade are we to a point where these are strong plays long term?


C
LSU Fan
The Woodlands, TX
Member since Dec 2007
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re: I'm seeing a bargain with this stock, what am I missing?
Another area I am looking at is hotels. It seems like prices are rising in a lot of locations over the past few years. anyone following or investing in hotel corporations?


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Jp1LSU
LSU Fan
Key West
Member since Oct 2005
166 posts

re: I'm seeing a bargain with this stock, what am I missing?
Own too much of it, aluminum prices being squeezed and not a big enough div to let you get paid to wait.
That being said I'm holding my shares, but I have no other choice


matthew25
Ole Miss Fan
Member since Jun 2012
3885 posts

re: I'm seeing a bargain with this stock, what am I missing?
C - I got in on LUV at 8.59 and am riding it on the way up!


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OnTheBrink
Alabama Fan
TN
Member since Mar 2012
4535 posts

re: I'm seeing a bargain with this stock, what am I missing?
Can anyone explain this options graph for Alcoa to me in layman's terms?

Image: http://charts.stocktwits.net/production/original_12897354.PNG?1365179661




Vols&Shaft83
Tennessee Fan
Member since Dec 2012
24225 posts

re: I'm seeing a bargain with this stock, what am I missing?
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Can anyone explain this options graph for Alcoa to me in layman's terms?



No, you need to start -->HERE<-----

Your head will explode if we try to explain that graph


OnTheBrink
Alabama Fan
TN
Member since Mar 2012
4535 posts

re: I'm seeing a bargain with this stock, what am I missing?
I just skimmed your link and my head exploded...

Let me try it another way, it looks from that graphic that more people are betting on AA being at 9.00 on April 20th then betting against it, no?


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LSURussian
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Member since Feb 2005
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re: I'm seeing a bargain with this stock, what am I missing?
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Can anyone explain this options graph for Alcoa to me in layman's terms?


The highlighted line means someone buying that call option would pay 4 cents/share for the right to buy AA shares at $9 on April 20. If someone already owns those options they can sell them for 3 cents/share now.


OnTheBrink
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TN
Member since Mar 2012
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re: I'm seeing a bargain with this stock, what am I missing?
And if they do not reach $9 by the 20th?


C
LSU Fan
The Woodlands, TX
Member since Dec 2007
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re: I'm seeing a bargain with this stock, what am I missing?
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And if they do not reach $9 by the 20th?


Then I probably wouldn't buy...


Vols&Shaft83
Tennessee Fan
Member since Dec 2012
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re: I'm seeing a bargain with this stock, what am I missing?
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The highlighted line means someone buying that call option would pay 4 cents/share for the right to buy AA shares at $9 on April 20. If someone already owns those options they can sell them for 3 cents/share now.



Options trading is above the average investors sophistication, It took me a long time to understand. You may as well be speaking Russian, Russian.


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OnTheBrink
Alabama Fan
TN
Member since Mar 2012
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re: I'm seeing a bargain with this stock, what am I missing?
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Then I probably wouldn't buy...


So they are not buying them up front?

ETA: How come they are pennies for a share?

ETA2: Do any of you guys mess with options?
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C
LSU Fan
The Woodlands, TX
Member since Dec 2007
22714 posts

re: I'm seeing a bargain with this stock, what am I missing?
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So they are not buying them up front?


no it's an option to buy from someone else. So if it goes to $10, you can still buy at just $9.


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