Office Depot (ODP) merged with OfficeMax (OMX) last November. Prior to the merger, the two companies sold an undifferentiated product from too many stores with territories that overlapped significantly. The strategy was simple – ODP and OMX would merge to cut costs, consolidate stores, and the resulting . . .
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Thanks to special exceptions in the U.S. tax code it is possible for oil pipeline companies to form a publicly listed limited partnership. These look and act like stocks but are a little different than the typical S&P 500 component. These entities are called Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) and . . .
As a hobby I rebuild pre-1970 Hamilton mechanical watches. These old time-pieces are interesting and fun to rebuild but weren’t always made with the best parts. If you used to wear one of those watches, or have ever seen the movie “Platoon”, you know one of the big issues with watches from those days . . .
I am uncertain what the future will be like for mobile game makers. We don’t know a lot about this industry yet or the risks of mobile development in the long-run. For example, the recent IPO of King Digital (KING) was a little confusing because the company had virtually no track record and its primary . . .
An earlier post mentioned RDX. I continue to be interested in this company. There is an inverse head and shoulders pattern, combined with a bull flag. Unfortunately, the price point suffered a “break down.” My guess is that traders were taking profits. Now there is a lower low below the 50 day moving . . .
Coeur d’Alene Mines has been doing badly on the daily charts and even on the weekly charts. It has been riding down the red Bollinger Band. Trying to figure out when this pattern might change, I noticed a MACD divergence on the 10 day 30 minute charts. Perhaps this is a sign the tides will finally turn . . .