Since 1997, you’ve been coming to BarnesandNoble.com to discuss everything from Stephen King to writing to Harry Potter. You’ve made our site more than a place to discover your next book: you’ve made it a community. But like all things internet, BN.com is growing and changing. We've said goodbye to our community message boards—but that doesn’t mean we won’t still be a place for adventurous readers to connect and discover.

Now, you can explore the most exciting new titles (and remember the classics) at the Barnes & Noble Book Blog. Check out conversations with authors like Jeff VanderMeer and Gary Shteyngart at the B&N Review, and browse write-ups of the best in literary fiction. Come to our Facebook page to weigh in on what it means to be a book nerd. Browse digital deals on the NOOK blog, tweet about books with us,or self-publish your latest novella with NOOK Press. And for those of you looking for support for your NOOK, the NOOK Support Forums will still be here.

We will continue to provide you with books that make you turn pages well past midnight, discover new worlds, and reunite with old friends. And we hope that you’ll continue to tell us how you’re doing, what you’re reading, and what books mean to you.

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The B&N Conflict (for all you Motley Fool Fans}

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Trying to raise my blood pressure...

 

Amazon's COH is less than half of what that article claims (while BN's is double), so that should tell you about how worthless Motley Fool continues to be.

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Should we suppose that the name of the organization publishing the opinions reflects the target audience: a motley group of fools?

 

Getting out of the NOOK business, IMO, would certainly seal the fate of Barnes and Noble if the current market move is away from DTBs and towards e-books.

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flyingtoastr wrote:

Trying to raise my blood pressure...

 

Amazon's COH is less than half of what that article claims (while BN's is double), so that should tell you about how worthless Motley Fool continues to be.


Isn't Cash On Hand (COH) more an indication of poor financial management than a forecast of the future?  

 

What was Amazon planning to do with all that cash?  Wait for the US to default on its credit, and the dollar to plunge in value?   

 

As of the end of FY 2013, Barnes and Noble reported more than $160 MM in COH, so Flyingtoastr is correct.