Devoted entirely to sure-profit securities. Our
motto: "not a loss to speak of in two years."
Can you explain why the Blank Company's common stock went from 100 to 21,
when you assured me that purchase of it at 100 was advisable?
Mabel B. S.
Answer: Mabel, if the stock had moved up to 179 instead of down to 21, you
would have been pleased, wouldn't you? So, why spend your time worrying
about 79 points now? I think this stock should not go lower unless the
supply exceeds the demand.
Can you explain for me the meaning of the term ex-dividend?
Answer: Yes, we can.
I own one share of Fayque Gold Mines, Ltd., common, for which I paid a
broker $10.00 commission. It is now selling for $11.00 per share. Shall I
take my profit or hold it for, say, $12.00?
Answer: Sell your stock, put the original $10.00 away in a safe deposit
vault and buy General Motors with the balance.
You suggested that I buy your service a year ago. Do you still feel that I
should do this?
Answer: Send envelope and $7.00 in stamps for confidential reply.
What is a put-and-call broker and oblige.
Answer: A put-and-call broker is a broker that puts you in a stock and
then calls you up when it rises in price. I never heard of an oblige.
I am an elderly lady living in the Old Ladies' Home. My husband left me
$1000.00, of which I have managed to save $54.13. It is a question as to
whether I should go into the market or not. What shall I do?
Answer: I would wait until just before the big break, Mrs. B. A
self-addressed envelope will bring you a calendar under plain wrapper.
[From Town Tidings, February 1928]