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  • Health exchanges face tech glitches [View news story]
    How have your investments done since Feb 2009 vs the prior 4years?
    Sep 29 11:00 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The JPMorgan Apologists Of CNBC [View article]
    Fact...... Excellent comment. Unaware of FDIC no payment.
    Sep 29 10:56 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Apple Didn't Fix Its Biggest Problem [View article]
    "At the same time, Apple doesn't really have any solid strategy for increasing its market share in emerging markets."

    They have worked with local telcos in India & other emerging markets to spread the cost of a phone over time. AAPL even financed this spread in certain countries.

    Thanks for article.
    Sep 29 10:45 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Target Looks To Shake Up Streaming Video [View article]
    Perhaps TGT will be a good stock to own but I think they will have to differentiate with their streaming of products that could possibly be gotten from NFLX for a monthly fee. I believe cost will be a primary decision point for many folks.
    Sep 29 10:34 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's iPhone Paradox [View article]
    "Not only were iPhone 5 handsets in chronic short supply following release last September, the model was beset with manufacturing challenges that contributed to the extraordinary $1.551 billion warranty set-aside that occurred in the March quarter."

    Not certain it was manufacturing challenges but more of the China gov't flexing its muscle by communicating that warranty issues in China were not up to THEIR standards. Whether they were or not is uncertain.

    Good article. Thanks for sharing.
    Sep 29 10:28 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • GM Is Accelerating Towards A Speedy Recovery [View article]
    It was not Obama who bailed them out but his predecessor. Get your facts straight which may require you to expand viewing/listening choices.
    Sep 28 10:15 AM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • National Oilwell Varco: Publicly Traded Spin-Off To Create Shareholder Value [View article]
    Thanks for sharing your knowledge of the spinoff. Long NOV but had no clue as what it really meant prior to reading your piece. Thanks again.
    Sep 28 10:05 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • AutoFill For Facebook Is A Winner [View article]
    Perhaps auto-fill for health care forms that you continually have to fill out at every new facility.
    Sep 28 09:56 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News [View article]
    In 1972 I worked loading trucks for $ 5.85 per hour. After 3 months got an increase to $ 6.15. Non union btw. Paid for my living and education. No way today as tuition has gone up close to 10x, rent up 10x ($135 per month 1972). Wonder if loader today makes even 3x 1972 hourly wage?
    Sep 27 03:58 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News [View article]
    "Republicans to Dem's we are cutting up your credit card. You must live within your means and fast!"

    In the above quote, you can switch the 1st word and the 3rd word when the other is in the executive branch. Spending is not a 1 party issue, how it's spent is the only difference.
    Sep 27 03:39 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News [View article]
    Including all in Congress.
    Sep 27 03:34 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • CEO departure rumors at Ford now in the backdrop [View news story]
    An awful lot of technology, which of course includes software, at F and especially at Boeing. Since MSFT is getting into hardware, he would fit nicely, IMO, in the Northwest scene. As a F & AAPL shareholder, I am a bit concerned he would leave & join MSFT.

    If I were Gates, I would definitely look at Mulally very closely.
    Sep 27 11:34 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Facebook tops $50, LinkedIn nears high following more bullish notes [View news story]
    Dcharles.... Yes you are correct. Analyst are excited about the upcoming video clips to debut soon. Although I am cautious of analyst optimism, I am a hard bull in their huge moat. That moat can be drained over time but, IMO, they seem to be heading in the right direction at this time and their customer base continues to grow.
    Sep 27 11:02 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • AllThingsD: Ford's Mulally now heads list of Ballmer replacements [View news story]
    I would not sell, initially, F if Mulally went anywhere as he oversaw implementation of processes that has made F successful. The processes should continue even if he leaves. It's a method of building products that I believe is already engrained in the culture.
    Sep 27 10:42 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • AllThingsD: Ford's Mulally now heads list of Ballmer replacements [View news story]
    As a user of MSFT products from the beginning until 5 years ago, I believe their primary issue was "quality" of their products, especially Windows. Mulally is a process guy and had to be being CEO at Boeing & then Ford. IMO, he is one of few that could turn around the culture at MSFT by providing processes that employees could & would embrace. A process guy that can sell his methodology.
    Sep 27 10:38 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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