Tag Archive for Exxon (XOM)

Why Apple Stock Still Makes Me Nervous

In June 2010, with the shares at $260.83, I argued that that Apple (AAPL) was a risky stock for long-term investors. It was one of the most popular stories on Seeking Alpha that day, with a wave of vitriolic comments – one commenter simply called me a loser for not owning Apple stock. A few brave…


The Timing for ExxonMobil (XOM) Stock

For investors looking to increase their holding in blue chip stocks, there’s a strong case that now is a good time to consider ExxonMobil (XOM).  As I’ve previously written, I believe that U.S. equities may face downward pressure following mid-term congressional elections as the debate about whether to extend federal unemployment benefits heats up with…