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  • A Paperless News World: Kinsley Nails It Again [View article]
    "News" and "information" have been exchanged forever between human beings. There are trees in ancient cities where citizens would go crowd to hear the "newscallers" call out their news. Different newscallers would enjoy differing levels of popularity/celebrity/b... Now it's newspapers. Soon it will be different. "News" is necessary and valuable and it will continue to flow. We simply do not yet know how it will flow. It is troubling to watch an old system break down and a new one take its place because it's all in flux. Which methods prevail remain to be seen. Who figures out most quickly how to profit from it and fix a following will be not only the first "winner" but also the standard bearer from which we break to improve even further.

    Apr 8, 2009. 11:44 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Banks: The Final Countdown? [View article]
    Why can't it just be that they KNOW they have terrible reports and they KNOW that this is going to tank their stock prices?
    The Obama inauguration on Tuesday will prime general sentiment with vigorous hope and wouldn't you want YOUR stock to ride that?
    Let the bad news factor in first, and then ride the wave.

    On Jan 17 04:59 PM driftwood2 wrote:

    > Something is definitely up. I'm surprised the markets have reacted
    > to it as little as it has. It sure looks like the banks are trying
    > to get ahead of options expiration? But for what reason? Or are
    > they trying to get ahead of the inauguration?
    Jan 19, 2009. 01:23 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment