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Old 11th September 2018, 10:45 AM   #1321
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Nike shares up another percent. Made up the 3 percent drop that occurred immediately following the Kapernick announcement.
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Old 11th September 2018, 10:47 AM   #1322
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Originally Posted by acbytesla View Post
Nike shares up another percent. Made up the 3 percent drop that occurred immediately following the Kapernick announcement.
Soros.
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Old 11th September 2018, 11:46 AM   #1323
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Soros.
Hey, I was never going to buy Nike. But I want to thank Prestige and The Big Dog for bringing the stock to my attention. I made $500 this week on it. I love to jump on stocks that drop for stupid reasons. Eventually people figure out it was stupid and the stock returns to where it was trading. Wish I bought more.
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Old 11th September 2018, 01:25 PM   #1324
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I support Kaepernick but not Nike. Nike has a long history of terrible 3rd world labor practices and if they didn't think this move was going to be profitable they wouldn't have done it.
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Old 11th September 2018, 01:37 PM   #1325
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Originally Posted by The_Animus View Post
I support Kaepernick but not Nike. Nike has a long history of terrible 3rd world labor practices and if they didn't think this move was going to be profitable they wouldn't have done it.
That's why I bought their stock after the Kapernick dip. I don't believe for a second that Nike did this to stand for something other than profit. They are as mercenary as they get and know how to market. They bought the publicity of controversy and then produced an ad that strongl appeals to their target market which when watched is not really controversial. Estimates are that they got 200 million dollars of free media so far.
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Old 11th September 2018, 01:38 PM   #1326
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Old 11th September 2018, 05:06 PM   #1327
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Originally Posted by Belz... View Post
I'm not sure calling yourself irrational is doing you any favours, here.

It's one thing to be irrational, but setting it as a goal for yourself is more than that. It's insane.

If I was totally sane I'd be way less interesting.



This issue is just a hot button for me. We have a great young man, a super role model, calling attention to a horrible ongoing tragedy and half the country now hates him because he wasn't showing respect to a stupid song. I....I... just typing about it infuriates me.
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Old 11th September 2018, 05:35 PM   #1328
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Originally Posted by The_Animus View Post
I support Kaepernick but not Nike. Nike has a long history of terrible 3rd world labor practices and if they didn't think this move was going to be profitable they wouldn't have done it.
You support Kaepernick even though he will take money from a company with that record.
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Old 11th September 2018, 05:37 PM   #1329
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Originally Posted by acbytesla View Post
Hey, I was never going to buy Nike. But I want to thank Prestige and The Big Dog for bringing the stock to my attention. I made $500 this week on it. I love to jump on stocks that drop for stupid reasons. Eventually people figure out it was stupid and the stock returns to where it was trading. Wish I bought more.
Wish I would have bought it a year ago. Instead I bought Ford for the dividend.
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Old 11th September 2018, 05:40 PM   #1330
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Originally Posted by Travis View Post
If I was totally sane I'd be way less interesting.
Ain't that the truth!

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This issue is just a hot button for me.
I can understand that. Still, you'll always get better results by being more rational, imo.
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Old 11th September 2018, 05:50 PM   #1331
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Originally Posted by acbytesla View Post
Hey, I was never going to buy Nike. But I want to thank Prestige and The Big Dog for bringing the stock to my attention. I made $500 this week on it. I love to jump on stocks that drop for stupid reasons. Eventually people figure out it was stupid and the stock returns to where it was trading. Wish I bought more.
I just want to make it clear that I am in no way qualified to give investment advice to anyone who needs me to remind them that Nike has stock they could buy.
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Old 11th September 2018, 06:46 PM   #1332
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Originally Posted by theprestige View Post
I just want to make it clear that I am in no way qualified to give investment advice to anyone who needs me to remind them that Nike has stock they could buy.
It was a good tip. Seriously, no way would I have looked at them without your input. Maybe you just got lucky.
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Old 11th September 2018, 06:51 PM   #1333
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Originally Posted by eeyore1954 View Post
Wish I would have bought it a year ago. Instead I bought Ford for the dividend.
What's a dividend?
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Liberals (of Australia) call for expulsion of "brat" who won't stand for national anthem.

https://edition.cnn.com/2018/09/12/a...ntl/index.html
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What's a dividend?
To over simplify it a dividend stock is a stock that you can make money off of without selling it.

Essentially some companies pay (usually small but sometimes not) amounts to their stock holders just for holding the stock or grant them additional stock (called a stock dividend.) These payments are called dividends. If you have a big enough portfolio they can add up to a nice little bit of passive side income.
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Liberals (of Australia) call for expulsion of "brat" who won't stand for national anthem.

https://edition.cnn.com/2018/09/12/a...ntl/index.html
What do the Aboriginal people who attend her nice school say?
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Originally Posted by Foolmewunz View Post
Liberals (of Australia) call for expulsion of "brat" who won't stand for national anthem.

https://edition.cnn.com/2018/09/12/a...ntl/index.html
If one ponders it, one realizes the folks creating a stink about this are actually helping.

Where would this protest be if no one noticed?
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Old 12th September 2018, 06:49 AM   #1338
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Originally Posted by acbytesla View Post
Hey, I was never going to buy Nike. But I want to thank Prestige and The Big Dog for bringing the stock to my attention. I made $500 this week on it. I love to jump on stocks that drop for stupid reasons. Eventually people figure out it was stupid and the stock returns to where it was trading. Wish I bought more.
Did you sell already, or are you holding on in the hope it will go higher still?
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Old 12th September 2018, 09:30 AM   #1339
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Nike shares up another percent. Made up the 3 percent drop that occurred immediately following the Kapernick announcement.
Not bad, man, not bad at all.
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Originally Posted by JoeMorgue View Post
To over simplify it a dividend stock is a stock that you can make money off of without selling it.

Essentially some companies pay (usually small but sometimes not) amounts to their stock holders just for holding the stock or grant them additional stock (called a stock dividend.) These payments are called dividends. If you have a big enough portfolio they can add up to a nice little bit of passive side income.
I was gonna do some 'splainen, and before I hit reply I noticed the wink icon
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You support Kaepernick even though he will take money from a company with that record.
Good point. Maybe I should say I support why he knelt during the anthem. Though it's possible he doesn't really know about Nike's record.

If I had to be against everyone who supports, through endorsement or purchases, Nike or any other company with a poor labor track record, I'd have to be against everyone including myself. It's not easy to define what crosses the line.
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Originally Posted by Foolmewunz View Post
Liberals (of Australia) call for expulsion of "brat" who won't stand for national anthem.

https://edition.cnn.com/2018/09/12/a...ntl/index.html

If Nike's advertising campaign ("I'm with Kap") doesn't pan out, by good fortune they have 9-year-old Harper Nielsen ready to take a knee. And as luck would have it, she's a better football player than Kaepernick.
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Hey, I was never going to buy Nike. But I want to thank Prestige and The Big Dog for bringing the stock to my attention. I made $500 this week on it. I love to jump on stocks that drop for stupid reasons. Eventually people figure out it was stupid and the stock returns to where it was trading. Wish I bought more.

Prestige and The Big Dog mentioned in passing that Nike stock had plummeted in value by a whopping 3%. So naturally, you rushed right out and bought roughly $15,000 worth of shares.

And now, one week later, you're lighting cigars with hundred dollar bills.

Sounds legit.

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Originally Posted by Slings and Arrows View Post
Prestige and The Big Dog mentioned in passing that Nike stock had plummeted in value by a whopping 3%. So naturally, you rushed right out and bought roughly $15,000 worth of shares.

And now, one week later, you're lighting cigars with hundred dollar bills.

Sounds legit.
I was tempted to do the same, but was too busy. It is not a bad way to buy quality stocks on the cheap. I almost bought some Delta when they were getting hammered for beating up their passenger, but my wife was against it. And airline stocks in general are more risky than most other major brands.

I mentioned in the Tesla thread why their recent dip doesn't fit this model. But that's probably going a bit too far off topic here.
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Originally Posted by Slings and Arrows View Post
Prestige and The Big Dog mentioned in passing that Nike stock had plummeted in value by a whopping 3%. So naturally, you rushed right out and bought roughly $15,000 worth of shares.

And now, one week later, you're lighting cigars with hundred dollar bills.

Sounds legit.
A 3 percent drop in a good company with good financials is usually a good buy.

I don't smoke. And I haven't sold yet. The stock could easily fall again. It wouldn't be the first stock I've bought that went up and down in price. Bought 2 lots at $80.20 ..now selling at $83.00 I'm debating hanging on through the Christmas season or selling in the next week. There are a few other stocks I'd like to buy.
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I was tempted to do the same, but was too busy. It is not a bad way to buy quality stocks on the cheap. I almost bought some Delta when they were getting hammered for beating up their passenger, but my wife was against it. And airline stocks in general are more risky than most other major brands.

I mentioned in the Tesla thread why their recent dip doesn't fit this model. But that's probably going a bit too far off topic here.
It takes a bit of guts to buy when the stock is falling.

If I'd had any real courage I'd have bought call options instead of buying the stock. But the options market is scary. At least to me.
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Originally Posted by Slings and Arrows View Post
Prestige and The Big Dog mentioned in passing that Nike stock had plummeted in value by a whopping 3%. So naturally, you rushed right out and bought roughly $15,000 worth of shares.

And now, one week later, you're lighting cigars with hundred dollar bills.

Sounds legit.
Mentioned in passing? Yeah, like Trump crowds in red-state rallies mention in passing, "Lock Her Up! Lock Her Up!"

They figuratively shouted in glee that the stock was trashing and that an overnight on-line poll showed a public relations disaster in the making.

But you want to turn it into an attack on acbytesla's credibility. Kinda a sad world you live in, there, having to run interference for everyone in your tribe.
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A 3 percent drop in a good company with good financials is usually a good buy.

I don't smoke. And I haven't sold yet. The stock could easily fall again. It wouldn't be the first stock I've bought that went up and down in price. Bought 2 lots at $80.20 ..now selling at $83.00 I'm debating hanging on through the Christmas season or selling in the next week. There are a few other stocks I'd like to buy.
Yeah, 3% is hardly a falling knife.
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Nike stocks highest ever.
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Nike stocks highest ever.
Sounds like something Trump would say, only in reverse.
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Nike stocks highest ever.
All due to trumps economic policy I'm sure.

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All due to trumps economic policy I'm sure.

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Nike stocks highest ever.
How many times do you think that happened in the past? Many times I am sure.
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How many times do you think that happened in the past? Many times I am sure.
How many times right after the pathetic right wing tried to harm their business to teach 'em a lesson?

How many times after sad sack conservatives on this board and in the media tried to make an object lesson of the one day impermanent dip in their value?

Not many times, I assure you.
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Remember early on how companies were afraid of Trump trashing them in a Twitter post? Boeing for example?

Nice to see his power slip away.
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Can't understand why anyone thought a boycott of Nike by Trump supporters would have any effect, they make trainers not jackboots.
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All due to trumps economic policy I'm sure.
Probably some of it.
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ETA: Then again it also rose substantially during President Obama's terms.
I was being sarcastic. I used the phrasing 'All due' to Trump to falsely (and hopefully humorously) give credit to Trump's policies for everything.. The fact that their stock rose during Obama's term, and seems to be growing despite (or because of) the Kaprenick controversy suggests that even if Trump's policies of giving money to the wealthy tax cuts might have had some effect on stock prices, its probably only a small factor.
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Originally Posted by Segnosaur View Post
I was being sarcastic. I used the phrasing 'All due' to Trump to falsely (and hopefully humorously) give credit to Trump's policies for everything.. The fact that their stock rose during Obama's term, and seems to be growing despite (or because of) the Kaprenick controversy suggests that even if Trump's policies of giving money to the wealthy tax cuts might have had some effect on stock prices, its probably only a small factor.
The market is doing great. But it is really misleading to judge the economy solely on the market. The job market since Trump too office hasn't really changed. Wages are still flat. But the rich got a tax cut. And because of the skyrocketing deficit, Trump froze the wages of Federal workers.
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Can't understand why anyone thought a boycott of Nike by Trump supporters would have any effect, they make trainers not jackboots.
They make jackboots too.
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