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  • I'd Pay $400 For 'This Apple' [View article]
    I think Google glass as currently implement isn't the value. Its about being able to make see-through displays and if you solve it at the eyeglass level you've solved it everywhere.

    Imagine you're sitting in your car powered by GOOG. Its automatically driven and if you ask "where are we going?" the GPS overlays on top of the windshield. When your kids ask "are we there yet?" GOOG responds "Not yet. 43 miles or roughly 60 minutes to go. You should play some Angry Birds."
    Jan 28, 2013. 08:15 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • I'd Pay $400 For 'This Apple' [View article]
    Don't forget about taxes. Your actual discount price for AAPL is $414.75 if 50% taxes on income.

    50% tax rate is very conservative assumption, but since your profile picture has gold bars in it I figured hey. :)
    Jan 28, 2013. 06:34 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nvidia: Significant Upside Ahead In 2013 [View article]
    "probably faster & more capable" -- any way to test that hypothesis?
    Jan 8, 2013. 03:17 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Should You Buy Apple Before The Consumer Electronics Show? [View article]
    $52k a contract...!
    Jan 8, 2013. 03:11 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • More Bad News For Gold [View article]
    Taxes as a percentage of GDP over the years is interesting to look at.

    http://bit.ly/plbAXN
    Jan 6, 2013. 07:33 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Longwei Petroleum: The Most Brazen China-Based U.S. Listed RTO To Date [View article]
    Why not just invest in black at the roulette table?
    Jan 4, 2013. 03:17 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The House will vote on the unamended Senate bill at 9 PM ET, reports CNN's Dana Bash. Any attempt to alter the bill by adding spending cuts has reportedly been abandoned for now. Update at 9:10: The vote has been pushed back to 11 PM ET. [View news story]
    Haha, I was thinking the same thing.
    Jan 2, 2013. 02:53 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The House passes the Senate's fiscal cliff bill, 257-167. It now heads to the president for signature. (what's in the deal[View news story]
    Really? I feel this was assumed in the surge on 12/31/12.
    Jan 2, 2013. 02:13 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The House will vote on the unamended Senate bill at 9 PM ET, reports CNN's Dana Bash. Any attempt to alter the bill by adding spending cuts has reportedly been abandoned for now. Update at 9:10: The vote has been pushed back to 11 PM ET. [View news story]
    You are predicting the market will be down by end of day or the sell off will continue over numerous days?
    Jan 2, 2013. 02:13 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The House passes the Senate's fiscal cliff bill, 257-167. It now heads to the president for signature. (what's in the deal[View news story]
    I am not convinced we'll see a rise tomorrow. I feel like the action on 12/31/12 assumed this deal would happen ASAP.
    Jan 2, 2013. 02:12 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The House passes the Senate's fiscal cliff bill, 257-167. It now heads to the president for signature. (what's in the deal[View news story]
    LOL - yeah, nice to see them work late...! :P
    Jan 2, 2013. 02:12 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • 5 Best U.S. ETFs For 2013 [View article]
    Hey Macro Investor - can you give some thoughts on a leveraged ETF versus a regular ETF? I am unfamiliar with the additional risks of a leveraged ETF and would love to understand the overall risk / reward mechanics. Happy to read something if you've got a link handy to a good resource. Thanks!
    Jan 2, 2013. 02:12 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • U.S. stock index futures don't begin trading until tomorrow morning, so traders register approval of events in D.C. by bidding up shares in Hong Kong (+1.9%) and Sydney (+1.2%). Risk currencies move higher as well, the euro +0.6%, the aussie +0.8%, and the loonie +0.5%. The yen continues its slide, with the dollar trading above ¥87 for the first time since the opening days of 2011. [View news story]
    MI - what percentage do you "gap up" on?
    Jan 2, 2013. 02:10 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The House will not vote on a budget deal tonight, meaning at least a temporary step over the fiscal cliff. With the 2 sides reportedly near agreement, it may just be a technicality, but maybe not. Tax rates go up at midnight, making any vote after that time a vote on cutting taxes. [View news story]
    Who is John Galt?
    Jan 1, 2013. 03:15 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Fiscal cliff worries may appear on the surface to be a big concern among market pundits, but the word never got to the trenches where buyers have largely held up equity gains for the year. The reason, according to Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian, is the confidence investors have for the Fed. "If you have an institution that has a printing press in the basement," El-Erian says, "you respect it." [View news story]
    I personally fight the fed as rarely as possible.
    Jan 1, 2013. 03:15 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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