Alyce, that Amazon.com
Alyce is right, of course, in her high-volatility argument. Some stock charts look like kangaroo playgrounds, what with all the bouncing up and down. A patient investor can surely make a serious difference to his or her portfolio returns by waiting for an appropriate market dip before buying in.
But then again, that doesn't always work either. Remember back in May 2005, when Google
You can tell similar stories about Apple
That's where I think Amazon stands today. The company is firing on all cylinders, and while there might be occasional speed bumps in the road ahead, I think the Bezos gang has what it takes to stay on track. And there might be no going back.
Fool contributor Anders Bylund is a Google shareholder who holds no other position in any of the companies discussed here. He would like to apologize for the excessive use of mixed transportation metaphors. You can check out Anders' holdings if you like, and Foolish disclosure is the ideal travel partner.