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After having nominated Dell for a Cash King I'm having second thoughts.

Phil has reminded me of an important aspect of a Cash King that I failed to fully appreciate. Thanks Phil. That is, a Cash King should be a company that you can forget about for a looooooong time without worrying and following it very much, if at all. As much as I like Dell I'm not sure I can put it aside and check on it in ten years the way I could feel comfortable with Coke, for instance.

On the other hand, I'm not sure I feel that way about Intel or Gap either.

And actually there are very few of the nominated CK's that I feel that way about. Maybe GE, Disney, J&J, but that's about it. Cisco seems to be popular but no way does it qualify for this "subjective" criteria in my opinion.

Also, isn't part of the idea of a Cash King that it is a household name, a company MANY people have heard of, like Coke? If that's an important criteria then most of the nominations are eliminated right there.

For what it's worth....

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