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Melco Crown (mpel) Stock Research

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Company Description: Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd., develops, owns, and operates casino gaming and entertainment facilities through its subsidiary MPBL Gaming. Melco Crown Entertainment operates primarily in the Macau market, and is one of only six companies licensed to operate gaming facilities in that area. The company was formerly known as Melco PBL Entertainment (Macau) Limited, but split its gaming and media businesses into two separate companies in 2007. Update

Market Research Update

Discretionary Industry Analysis: The consumer discretionary industry includes companies whose sales come from consumer discretionary income purchases. Discretionary income = gross income less taxes and necessities such as rent, mortgage and food. Discretionary Trading Strategy: The consumer discretionary industry tends to be very sensitive to economic cycles. Look for undervalued discretionary investments during economic recessions when stock prices are low and sell discretionary investments during the late stages of a bull markets when stock prices are high. The global economy is currently in a recession, therefore, it is the perfect time to purchase consumer discretionary investments. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.

Industry Sub Sector: . Melco Crown is a dominant industry leader due to its personnel, experience and financial strengths. Industry leaders are difficult to compete against, which decreases business and investor risks. The market is quickly expanding. This lowers the threat of direct competition and increases Melco Crown's profits.

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Strategy Analysis Update

Strategy: Melco Crown has a narrow focus that serves a particular customer niche with either a unique product or with a low cost advantage over competitors. (read more). Competitive Advantages:

Financial Analysis Update

Melco Crown has consistent operating results. This lowers the risk that Melco Crown will suddenly have difficulty and it increases investor confidence in the value they place on each share.

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