Waste Management, is Garbage the Ultimate Value Investment?

Okay, the elevator pitch for Waste Management sounds good, but does it make money? Yes, it does, but it has a hard time keeping that money.

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Wells Fargo and the Future of Monster Banking

The potential challenges Wells Fargo faces are vast. The greatest of these is falling revenues, which probably reflects the growing implosion of the mortgage market.

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Bank of America Has Turned Around

That indicates Bank of America’s current operations might be unsustainable. It may need to cut back on some activities or close a lot of branches just to survive. A big problem here is that brick and mortar bank branches might no longer be profitable. Perhaps they should be closed and replaced with automatic teller machines.

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Can Barnes & Noble be saved??

Nordstrom has demonstrated that retailers like Barnes & Noble might have more value than many people think. Unfortunately, that value is not presently being exploited in any sort of meaningful way. Barnes & Noble is doomed without an acquisition or a radical change in business plan.

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Is Income Inequality Profitable at Rent-A-Center?

Income inequality should be a blessing for companies like Rent-A-Center because it should provide them with more customers. Unfortunately, that does not seem to be the case because Rent-A-Center’s revenues are in free-fall.

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Is Equifax Making Money?

Equifax has all the characteristics of a neat-little value investment, save one; it is grossly overpriced. My take is that EFX is still overpriced at $94.47 a share and it will drop a lot further.

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Own a Piece of the Market with ICE

All of this makes ICE an infrastructure provider for the financial services industry – and we all know that infrastructure is a value investment. Infrastructure is a product that everybody in the industry needs but few people see. Value investors like Warren Buffett have long favored infrastructure providers such as pipeline companies.

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Does Liberty Tax Make Money?

Tax preparation is a great deal for those in the business, but a lousy deal for investors. Stay away from Liberty Tax stock if you want to make money in the market.

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Is Intuit a Value Investment?

Intuit is not a value investment even though it meets some value criteria. Instead, Intuit is an overvalued stock that his headed for a collapse in price in the near future.

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