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  • Investors continue to bid up Apple following its big court victory over Samsung. AAPL +2.4% to a record $679 premarket. GOOG -1.4%, MSFT +1%, NOK +11.7%[View news story]
    Didn't the market already know about iPhone launch?
    Aug 27, 2012. 10:00 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • H-P (HPQ) +5.4% after stating it expects FQ3 EPS of $1, above a consensus of $0.97. Also, Enterprise Services chief John Visentin is leaving (EMEA services head Mike Nefkens will handle his job for now), and the company will take an $8B goodwill impairment charge stemming from a lower stock price and Services business conditions. The FQ3 report arrives on Aug. 21. (PR[View news story]
    Is Seth Klarman still hanging on to HP?
    Aug 8, 2012. 01:18 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Eurozone unemployment rose in May to a record 11.1%, up from April's 11.0%. Spain's rate climbs to 24.6%. Greece clocked in at 21.9%. (PR .pdf)   [View news story]
    What?? Weren't all the EURO zone problems solved on Friday itself?
    Jul 2, 2012. 12:56 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Stock futures and the euro rocket higher on a "breakthrough" in Brussels, where there is agreement, according to EC President Van Rompuy, on a tighter union (i.e., central fiscal authority), and on allowing banks to be recapitalized directly by the rescue funds. S&P 500 +1%, the euro +1.2% to $1.2589.   [View news story]
    It's like Spain banks bailout. Even before you blink your eye the same news turns negative. Remember, a couple of weeks ago, Asia rallied assumed Spain banks were bailed out. And, the rest is history not so long ago.
    Jun 29, 2012. 12:54 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Markets Trim Early Losses, But Remain In Red  [View article]
    What does it mean to Indian markets?
    May 8, 2012. 04:28 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Seeking Alpha welcomes its 1 millionth member! That's a community 1M strong (and counting) of your fellow investors, reading, blogging and chatting about where to invest. To celebrate our million users, imagine you have $1M in play money to put where you like; use the comments on this post to tell us what stocks, ETFs or other investments would get your allocations - and how you use Seeking Alpha to help make those decisions.   [View news story]
    Congratulations!!! A job well done. Excellent knowledge base. You get to know the different ideas,view points,etc from a lot of people. I don't think
    Mar 27, 2012. 03:38 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why We Will See QE3  [View article]
    If there's a QE3 all the emerging markets will fly high. Indian markets are already moving up hoping something may happen like this.
    Feb 16, 2012. 03:18 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Precious metals accelerate their slide alongside the drop in equity markets and the euro. Gold is down 4.5% to $1,589/oz., the lowest price since September. Silver, off 8%, drops below $29/oz. On the industrial side, copper -4.8% to $3.27/lb., still well above the $3 level hit in October.   [View news story]
    This is understandable as Euro said no to just printing money.
    Dec 14, 2011. 05:16 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • October figures show China had its first monthly net outflow of foreign currency in 4 years as the path of the yuan may not be the one-way bet it once was (higher). "Three years ago, perhaps the yuan was wildly undervalued, but now on the basis of these flow values, it's fairly valued," says ING's Tim Condon.   [View news story]
    There's a massive outflow from India,too. Indian interest rate is one of the highest and still west dumps rupee. I can't understand the logic behind it.
    Nov 21, 2011. 10:55 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Fixing Wall Street: Abolish Credit Default Swaps  [View article]
    I love CDS even though I've have never participated in it. It's a great way of insuring any debt. I love the way it's unregulated. I fancy myself making fortune in CDS someday.
    Nov 6, 2011. 10:32 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Fed official says more bond purchases may needed 
    If there's QE3, it will drive commodities, emerging markets and their currencies. There will be an inflationary pressure on US. As simple as that.
    Oct 21, 2011. 04:07 PM | Likes Like
  • Stocks jump on reports of progress in Europe 
    Oh, wait for couple of more day, say on Thursday, the market will lose 2% again saying that France and Germany never agreed anything like that.
    Oct 18, 2011. 04:18 PM | 1 Like Like
  • Market recap: Sellers, skeptical of the market's ability to sustain recent gains as Europe's leaders seem to pay only lip service to their fiscal condition, knocked ~2% off all the major indexes. Concern about European exposure of banks was hardly quelled by a better-than-expected Q3 report from Citigroup. Apple fell a bit despite its huge iPhone 4S launch. NYSE losers led gainers five to one.   [View news story]
    Okay, this is the second part of "Bi-weekly" Greece is good and bad tirades. Yes, last week Germany and France agreed (or we believed so......) and this week they're not. And the market pendulum swings again.
    Oct 17, 2011. 10:46 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • EU unveils plan to boost health of banks 
    There will be a sell-off tonight from EU banks in Asian markets for sure.
    Oct 12, 2011. 06:31 PM | Likes Like
  • CBO estimates $1.3 trillion deficit for 2011 
    The issue is not the deficit or debt. It's how they're used to create jobs confidence among people. Corporate + Citizens' Savings = Govt Debt. When people start spending govt can repay their debt. It shouldn't be a problem.
    Oct 7, 2011. 08:33 PM | Likes Like