8 one-trick-pony companies to ride

Who needs a multinational conglomerate? Etch A Sketch's recent rally and a hot IPO for Annie's highlight companies that do one thing really well.

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Apr 11, 2012 12:36AM
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Someone told me to buy stock in a company called microsoft back in the mid eighties when it went public. I never heard of them so i didn't get any. That was the second dumbest thing ive ever done. The first?, got married.
Apr 12, 2012 6:32PM
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Maybe they do it well but Etch A Sketch sold out to corporate avarice a few years back and moved manufacturing and production from the factory in Ohio to Communist China. When are we going to learn in this county that with out our American manufacturing, we, as a a country are doomed. We are selling our souls to the devil. We engaged in military battle twice in the last 60 years with the Communist Chinese. Lost one war and stalemate in the other.  The loss of manufacturing in the USA is the root and cause of the recession.
Apr 12, 2012 7:26PM
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How about Martin Guitars made by Martin in Bethlehem PA.. Great  quality always.
Apr 14, 2012 9:48AM
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I've found more then once....That you don't buy or invest in a Company, "just" because you like them or their products....Trick is, "everyone" else has to like their product and/or services.

 

Emotions shouldn't really play "much" of a part, in wise investing. IMO.

Apr 11, 2012 6:54AM
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way back when I was looking for a tech stock,  PC makers, I bought "EAGLE" rather than one named after a fruit.... I actually bought an eagle computer at the time also... The company died before the computer.. oh well....
Apr 12, 2012 5:34PM
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I liked the etch a sketch as a kid and will probably buy for my grandkids
May 30, 2012 3:14PM
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WHY DO SOME PEOPLE ALWAYS HAVE TO MAKE EVERYTHING INTO A POLITICAL STATEMENT! GET A LIFE AND WATCH SOMETHING OTHER THAN FOX NEWS!!
Apr 11, 2012 10:56AM
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I tried the Annies Mac & Cheese, its disgusting, I would not buy any stock from them.
Apr 12, 2012 6:03PM
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I tried the Annies Mac & Cheese, its disgusting, I would not buy any stock from them."

lol...stay out of the market hun... you're way over your head id you wouldn't buy stock since you don't like their M n' C...lol   wow.

p.s. i like it...both Anni'es and her M N' C
Apr 12, 2012 5:17PM
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@chirpy

 

Sorry to hear you missed out on mircosoft.  To bad you didn't marry your best friend, I did and she and I are still happy today, oops and I didn't get in on microsoft but that okay.

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