Joe Sabatucci

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  • These Semiconductors Shall Lead

    By Joe Sabatucci - March 21, 2013 | Tickers: CY, INTC, MRVL

    There are several "boom bust" industries which periodically present great opportunities in the market. As a long time investor in the great dividend paying business Intel (NASDAQ: INTC), I follow the semiconductor industry which has certainly has seen its rocky times. In late 2010, this sector had seen nice growth, but had been busted by the end of the year due to excessive PC inventories as the public started switching more »

  • Should Apple Get Preferred Treatment?

    By Joe Sabatucci - February 22, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, GMCR, INTC

    Many investors are still reeling about the dramatic drop in Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) in recent months. Now that quarterly reports of major hedge funds have been released, it is now apparent that many large ones have sold their shares. Whether they have done so due to realizing the stock had become a bubble or was just fueled by momentum is still questionable. However, there are many funds that have added more »

  • Play Housing In The Stock Market

    By Joe Sabatucci - February 7, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, GOV, BX

    One of the great mantras in the housing market the last 15 years was Buy It, Fix It, Sell it. Back in the 90's everyone was doing it, so much so that even those who had never done it or bothered with real estate wanted to get into it. Of course, this is the true sign of a bubble and in my case it was my ex who wanted more »

  • Don't Trade On This News

    By Joe Sabatucci - January 3, 2013 | Tickers: KO, HPQ, JNJ, MCD, PFE, WMT

    While we were celebrating by drinking champagne and watching the ball drop, the president and Congress sacrificed their New Year's Eve by saving our country from disaster. At least that is the feeling shared by all the talking heads and news agencies in the final weeks of 2012. You couldn't keep a station on for more than 2 minutes without hearing the words "fiscal cliff" in the offing more »

  • The Day Apple Peaked

    By Joe Sabatucci - December 22, 2012 | Tickers: AAPL, HPQ

    Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) still remains one of the most popular brand names in America and I expect this holiday season the Cupertino giant will sell tens of millions of iPads and iPhones. Back in late September when the stock peaked, Apple was the most loved stock in America. More than 30 brokerage firms cover Apple and not a single one of them had a "sell" rating. Moreover, several of my more »

  • Should You Worry About Dividend Tax Hikes?

    By Joe Sabatucci - December 5, 2012 | Tickers: AMD, INTC, MSFT, IIM

    As you have been hearing all over the news whether financial or network the looming talks about a fiscal cliff have shaken markets lately. Many believe rightly so taxes will go up on many instruments, dividends being one of them. I am a whole hearted believer of buying good dividend paying businesses. The tax increases are threatening the income of those whole depend on these dividends. There are some money more »

  • Is Apple Ripe for the Picking?

    By Joe Sabatucci - November 26, 2012 | Tickers: AAPL, DELL, HPQ

    Unless you've been under a financial rock lately you've seen the terrible drubbing of Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) for the last 2 months. After reaching an intraday high of $705 on Sept. 21, it recently hit a low of $505.75 before reversing. You rarely see this kind of action from a world class business like Apple, which has been a darling of wall street for several years. If more »