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  • Wall Street Breakfast: Facebook Plummets On Guidance, Increased Spending [View article]
    BlueOkie
    I agree - let's have REAL equality.

    Then everyone could at least feel they "paid their dues" instead of running on a sense of entitlement through life.

    And to those who never served, would love to see you get through Basic Training. Then you would earn all of our respect.
    Oct 29 09:04 AM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Facebook Plummets On Guidance, Increased Spending [View article]
    Seriouspatt -
    You make me laugh. If it wasn't for the US, you ALL would be speaking German.

    You put up a real good fight against the Blitzkrieg. How fast did France fall? Poland? (4 weeks).

    Come on. If it wasn't for us, you'd be serving your German masters.

    "Civilized countries"? LOL.... if this country was so bad, we wouldn't have all these people trying to come into it everyday.
    Oct 29 08:53 AM | 18 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Facebook Plummets On Guidance, Increased Spending [View article]
    How about limiting who can vote to those only who served in the Military AND put in a new Amendment saying that any President MUST be prior service and have served in one of the branches of the military.

    The law is still on the books that says every Male (ages 18-26) must register for military service and they have an "obligation" to serve their country, maybe that should be made mandatory.

    It would certainly change a lot of things. More people would understand what this country is all about and get the training so many lack today. It's sad when people do not know what the three branches of government are or upon seeing a weapon get nervous and scared.

    The people who built this country weren't looking for handouts and government programs to enroll in. More people should read about Carnegie, Rockefeller, JP Morgan, Ford, and others. Some may have been ruthless, but if it wasn't for them, half the infrastructure you use everyday, wouldn't be around.
    Oct 29 08:48 AM | 13 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Alibaba, Apple Hint At Payment Partnership [View article]
    bgold-
    Please......you are wrong as far as NOT seeing the market and where it is going to. MCX is out there and it has TOO MANY major players backing it (all the major retailers) to be discounted as a platform which will not be used.

    So you were a software designer? Big deal. Without a bio, you are just an anonymous digital troll always whining about everyone else while your background is a complete blank. I'll give you some credibility when I see what you have achieved. With a blank bio, that doesn't say too much about your whole career. Where is YOUR book. Mr. Expert?
    Oct 28 01:56 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Alibaba, Apple Hint At Payment Partnership [View article]
    TCG-
    Funny how PR hype makes it sound like Apple Pay is some "unique" app - IT ISN'T. Read up on MCX and the consortium of leading retailers from TARGET, CVS, Lowe's, WAL-MART, K-MART (Sears), and others who are supporting its development.

    AND YES, Apple will be supported in that platform but so will Android devices and others - that is the way to go and not be "held-hostage" by an Apple-only solution.

    The market dictates the tools - a single Smartphone vendor is NOT going to dictate the direction of the total market. It's just not the way it works.
    Oct 28 10:32 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Alibaba, Apple Hint At Payment Partnership [View article]
    Sir Ebitda

    YOU don't know what YOU"RE talking about!

    ALL the big retailers have supported the development of MCX - Better read up on Merchant Customer Exchange.

    The problem with Apple (and blind supporters like yourself) think that Apple is the ONLY device out there -- IT ISN'T. If you are a merchant, you want to be able to accept EVERYONE's smartphone, not just Apple.

    Bad publicity stunt? You have NO CLUE as to how technology works and how being system-agnostic (the ability to work with ANY OS) is much better than being "locked in" to one OS.

    Apple will be included in MCX - if you didn't know that. It's not like they are barring Apple, they just don't want to be held-hostage by them.

    Read my book on all this going on in the industry, instead of being swayed by PR hype and mis-information - http://bit.ly/ZWhFg4
    Oct 28 10:24 AM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Alibaba, Apple Hint At Payment Partnership [View article]
    After CVS and RITE-AID announced they are not going with Apple Pay all of a sudden Apple Pay looks like flop.The concept is good, but if you were following the industry (instead of just Apple) you would have seen that the retail industry (ALL the big players) built a platform MCX that was OS-agnostic (in other words, it can use Android, iOS, and others).

    That is what the industry is going to go with and not Apple Pay.
    Oct 28 06:56 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Amazon Punished After Massive Loss [View article]
    hey berbno1 -
    First buy my book. It will be available first week of November.

    Read it. It focuses on job creation and the use of technology in the 21st century. It has some good stories in it about personal projects in technology as well.
    Oct 24 12:50 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Amazon Punished After Massive Loss [View article]
    Deep Time -

    It just happened in Chicago area (Schaumburg outside of the city).

    Republican candidate voted for himself and saw the machine changed it to a Democratic vote. Voting machines are rigged to switch early votes.

    AND it's not just on "Fox News"
    http://bit.ly/1pInswr

    http://bit.ly/1pInswu

    ALL those in the Board of Elections should be fired from their jobs. Bad calibration of the machine? Yeah, right.
    Oct 24 12:46 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Amazon Punished After Massive Loss [View article]
    EBOLA is a good "cover" story to take the News Spotlight away from many other issues and scandals. While they report on Ebola, other scandals like rampant voter fraud, inflation, job stagnation and other issues go unnoticed.

    Ebola is a perfect "spotlight taker" compared to the usual Kardashian News or other celebrity gossip.
    Oct 24 08:34 AM | 12 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: China Q3 GDP Slows To 7.3% [View article]
    Went into a Kohl's and they already had their Christmas merchandise up (it is not even Halloween yet).

    Most items were already 40% off. What will they be when we hit Halloween? 60% Thanksgiving - 75%? With that deep a discount right up front, it doesn't speak well of the strength of the economy.
    Oct 21 07:10 AM | 9 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: China Q3 GDP Slows To 7.3% [View article]
    No real inflation? UPS is going up 4.9 %. Chicago METRA (Mass Transit) ticket fees are going up 68% (YES, that is NOT a typo - 68%)

    Plus we see food items going up all over the grocery store. But gas is down (a little), so we should be thinking that prices are stable and going down? I don't think so.
    Oct 21 07:03 AM | 15 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry +5.4% on fresh Lenovo rumor [View news story]
    EVERYBODY SING:

    Fire,,,,,,,, I take you burn.......Fire...I take you to burn.......

    Let's see all those shorts burning up. All the experts.....rushing to get rid of their paper.

    BlackBerry needed some traction. Too many were quick to say they failed. (Or, they wanted to see them fail)

    If they get a Chinese partner to inject BIG capital.....watch out. Can it happen? Keep shorting the stock.

    When everyone is so skittish... just seeing the discussions will pump up the stock. You have to look long-term and not next day. Bad strategy - but what do I know?

    I'm looking at what they are doing and what they are coming out with - I am not afraid of some IBM/Apple announcement that has yet to bring out anything of value to the market.

    In the meantime, we have seen Passport come out (and successfully in volumes) - and that wasn't even added in as a big piece of the turn-around strategy.
    Oct 20 01:59 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: IBM To Unload Semiconductor Unit - Report [View article]
    I don't think the Smartwatch is going to be as big as some analysts say. Many young people do not wear watches and it just doesn't seem like there is a big demand for a device like that.

    I could be wrong, but then again, so could all these other people who have no idea what the demand really is.
    Oct 20 07:15 AM | 10 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • John Chen Is Happy You Can't Buy A BlackBerry Passport, Covets China [View article]
    It takes time. Even with the downward blowout of the market, BlackBerry did not crumble to $5 or $6.

    As more positive evidence comes in on the turn-around, I see it going up despite the naysayers. The naysayers said that the Passport was going to be a flop - it wasn't. Its sales add some unexpected momentum to the turn-around.
    Oct 19 07:34 AM | 15 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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