Ah, come on. Somebody get scared by that patent
. Somebody downgrade the darn thing. Somebody panic and think that this suit will cost EMC a penny or two.
Either things have gotten
bullish, or the world has gotten so jaded about the dubious nature of law suits, but nobody even freaks out any more when these get filed. Two years ago, EMC would have still been delayed. Some analysts would have offered some sort of cautionary comments.
-- I am wearing your pin Mike, relax! -- would have hosted a conference call or two to stave off the slide. The EMC press release machine would have been going full tilt. And we would have been buying EMC hand over fist. Now they won't even let us in.
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Can you blame the owners? Think about the bozos who sold
at 85 because Joel Klein won a round in a marathon court battle. If that didn't keep a stock on the canvas, how will this hurt a guy? Darn. I don't even know if
Gary B. Smith
can hurt a hot stock these days.
: Sneak preview of our
show this weekend. I can tell you, this is one for the hall of fame. It's stratospheric. Even Cramer detractors who don't believe I answer my email and think I don't exist will know this is the real deal.
(If I buy a
will they stop running that commercial already? And does anybody miss those joker toasters for
? Oops. Maybe that's wrong. Oh well.)
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