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  • Fiscal Cliff: How Bad Would It Be? [View article]
    Nice point. Austerity works for people, not economies.
    Nov 13, 2012. 12:51 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Fiscal Cliff: How Bad Would It Be? [View article]
    What were the key components of the Canadian reduction plan?
    Nov 13, 2012. 12:29 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • More on Vringo: The federal judge overseeing the Vringo-Google case has ruled Vringo (VRNG -42.3%) can't collect damages from Google for the 6 years preceding the filing, should the jury rule Google to be infringing Vringo's IP. The judge also shot down a Vringo request to refrain from making a final ruling on the matter until Vringo presented a rebuttal witness. (tip: SA author Modernist[View news story]
    Pump the rumor. Dump the news. It might hit a dollar tomorrow. As long as the jury decides in Vringo's favor there will at least be a modest gain to be had in the short term.
    Oct 31, 2012. 05:47 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo Vs. Google: Vringo Executes A Pincer Movement [View article]
    Appreciate the update and analysis Steve Kim.
    Oct 26, 2012. 05:56 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Shares of Research In Motion (RIMM) trade 10.7% higher in premarket action after reports (I, II) crop up that big players such as Microsoft, Nokia, and Amazon were flirting with buying the embattled company over the last several months. [View news story]
    The rally will be short lived. Now that the sheep are coming it's only a matter of time until the wolves leave licking their wounds happy to have gained back a couple bucks a share.
    Dec 21, 2011. 10:44 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The report that RIM nixed takeover queries from Amazon (AMZN) and others only confirms that RIMM management is "ignoring both reality and the need to act as shareholder fiduciaries," Eric Savitz reacts. "I’m actually not sure what is more shocking: the idea that Amazon was interested in buying RIM, or the fact that RIM cut them off and said no."  [View news story]
    RIMM is full of great ideas that never come to fruition. Still riding the waves of yesteryear, shareholders with significantly long positions can only hope for an acquisition to salvage their investment.
    Dec 21, 2011. 03:37 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The House rejects a plan to extend the payroll tax cut for another 2 months, with Republicans in that chamber demanding immediate talks with the Senate to turn it into a year-long extension. The Senate has left town, and majority leader Reid says no bargaining until the House passes the 2 month plan. (previous)  [View news story]
    Anarchy burger, hold the government.
    Dec 20, 2011. 02:56 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment