Netflix Can Digital Entertainment Make Money?

Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) is proving that there is a vast market for digital entertainment out there. Unfortunately the streaming service

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Liberty Tax the Value in Tax Preparation

The old truism states that death and taxes are the only two certainties in this world. Not surprisingly that has

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Visa has a Big Problem

Those numbers indicate that Visa’s revenue growth; and perhaps its business model, is not sustainable. Particularly disturbing is the sudden; and inexplicable income, drop which threatens the whole value investment argument for Visa. This company might not be the cash cow that some of us have assumed.

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Is Caterpillar Doomed?

Caterpillar is no longer a value investment; instead it was grossly overpriced at the $77.37 the shares were trading at on July 8, 2016. Despite the cash and float, Cat’s shares will take a major tumble if the next earnings report is as bad as the last one.

The revenue and income declines indicate that the company’s 4.11% dividend yield and 7.84% return on equity are not sustainable. Instead expect both those numbers and Caterpillar’s share price to fall dramatically.

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Big Lots: the Little Discount Store that Could

Interestingly enough the biggest threat to Big Lots, could be Overstock.com; which can be considered Big Lots’ closest competitor. Like Big Lots, Overstock has seen steady revenue growth in recent years. The online close out store’s revenue grew from $1.554 billion in March 2015 to $1.673 billion in March 2016.

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Toyota’s Revenue Struggles

Investors would be well advised to stay away from Toyota; until it can get over its revenue struggles. My take is that Toyota could be setting up for a major fall in share price, because it cannot retain its revenue growth; despite the company’s size.

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Has Uber Destroyed Hertz’s Business?

There is finally some evidence to validate the hypothesis that networked-transportation solutions such as Uber are a threat to car-rental companies.

The percentage of North American business travelers that listed Uber and Lyft on their expense reports exceeded the percentage those who listed car rentals for the first time, Bloomberg reported. The accounting software firm Certify reported that 40% of professionals listed car rentals as an expense and 43% listed ride-hailing apps as an expense during fourth quarter 2015.

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Is Amazon Unstoppable?

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) may not be as strong a company as some people think. Despite, all the news stories about

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Chipotle Mexican Grill: A Damaged Brand

Paying $420.16 a share for Chipotle stock is simply moronic, because there’s nothing in the company’s earnings report to justify that.

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