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Would any one care to enlighten the rest of us as to how WDC/SanDisk is positioned in the Flash memory market in relation to their competition and earnings potential. Thanks.
I have been informed by the management that SI policy prohibits any partisan discussion of politics on Forums that are dedicated to specific stocks. Please limit any discussion of politics to general comments on subjects directly related to WDC/Sandisk Inc. and its stock.
Having conferred with Ron via PM, I want to clarify this board's policy with respect to political discussions.
If a political issue affects WDC/Sandisk as a company more than it would most companies, it's fair game for discussion here. A hypothetical example would be if Congress were debating a bill that would make it illegal for anyone to download any media file to more than one device. Clearly, WDC/Sandisk would be affected a lot by the outcome of such a debate than would, say, JPM, MO, YUM, etc.
If a political issue affects the macro economy in some way, but doesn't affect WDC/Sandisk any more than it would any other company, that is not a topic for discussion here.
And as always, the civility rule applies, in all cases.