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  • Amazon (AMZN) is the new eBay (EBAY): just as eBay merchants have long griped over rising Marketplaces/PayPal fees, Amazon's 3rd-party sellers have become agitated over a string of fee hikes - both for Amazon's cut on merchant sales, and for related services. 3rd-party sales now make up 39% of Amazon's unit sales, and have been lifting its gross margin. eBay could benefit from the backlash - one firm estimates it costs $2.72 to sell a $10 item on eBay vs. $3.92 on Amazon - but as eBay knows all too well, complaining and leaving are two different things. [View news story]
    Could not agree more, Been buying on ebay for 5 years and we have been duped again and again by sellers on ebay . We have been very cautious buying one from the bay...
    Mar 18, 2013. 01:14 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Credit Crisis and Potential Shorts [View article]
    Risk vs reward does not favor shorting financials. I believe The cost of credit crissis is being guestimated by now with sizeable acuracy. So market will soon be more tolerent to such write offs. I am willing to rather buy at better price than risking byshorting.
    Mar 22, 2008. 03:39 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Merrill Lynch 'Practically Giving It Away'? [View article]
    Speaks of another big write down
    Dec 25, 2007. 10:59 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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