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  • European Banks Aren't As Healthy As Investors Think [View article]
    The UK Govt is rumoured to be looking to offload a % of its' holdings in Lloyds in early 2014, possibly in some sort of "public giveaway.*" (*whatever that means).
    How do you think this could affect the current share price?
    Dec 16 11:28 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • eBay - Price Is Still Too High To Shop Despite Strong Holiday Sales [View article]
    What competition is there for Paypal?
    Google closed down their payment solutions for ecommerce this year. (And officially recommended people switch to Braintree!)
    I see great continued potential for Paypal.

    No position.
    Dec 3 05:33 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Where To Find Bargains In Over-Extended Equity Markets [View article]
    I liked BAIDU when it was sitting at $90 but didn't have the cash. As much as I'd like to own it I can't bring myself to buy-in at this price.
    Nov 27 06:16 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Doesn't Understand Bitcoin Yet, But It Will [View article]
    You can short it at a company called Plus 500 (themselves listed on LSE) with margin.
    Trading BTC with margin takes giant balls however.
    Nov 27 04:43 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 4 Reasons To Buy BP [View article]
    No doubt about the quality of the company. I'm sitting on cash and looking at BP, but with the uncertainty right now I'm looking for a very friendly entry price. I'm happy to sit back and wait for a real buying opportunity if it comes.
    Nov 27 04:38 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Microsoft Future... Once Again [View article]
    You have it backwards.

    Google is the future, Microsoft is the dinosaur.
    Nov 21 09:53 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Impact Of Twitter IPO On GSV Capital [View article]
    Good call!
    Nov 7 11:58 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Are You Also Wrong On Microsoft? [View article]
    But have you BOUGHT an XBOX?

    If so, Microsoft LOST money on that sale!!
    Oct 30 05:16 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Are You Also Wrong On Microsoft? [View article]
    "Way to absolve yourself of all credibility."

    Did you miss the part where Microsoft pumped billions in to developing the Xbox and has never (will never) recoup that money?

    $100,000,000 to design an Xbox controller... lol.
    Oct 30 12:57 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Are You Also Wrong On Microsoft? [View article]
    Yes, and those are so very popular that a full 0.5% of people could even recognise such tools.

    Along with the various technical failures of several releases of their bread & butter Windows OS, you can add in entire markets that they've missed. Mobile is a failure, including tablets. Throw in the entire gaming division while we're at it as that's been nothing but a bonfire of cash.

    After failing to foresee the internet itself (some technology company, hey?) has brought us such stunning technologies as Internet Explorer, and Bing.

    Social media? The 2% they purchased in Facebook! They did manage to skillfully leverage their technological prowess to... purchase Skype.

    They're not just un-innovative, they're technically incompetent.

    Internet Explorer is a beautiful example not just of their incompetence, but of their historic abuse of their monopoly and inevitable passing by competitors.

    There is something very, very wrong at Microsoft.
    The world, and certainly the industry, will be a better place once this dinosaur is in the ground.
    Oct 30 11:56 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Are You Also Wrong On Microsoft? [View article]
    Microsoft has failed at everything it's ever done, with the exception of its' original hits Office and Windows. But that monopoly is fast disappearing, and then you're left with a company that's completely incapable of competing with its' more innovative, desired competitors.
    Oct 30 11:00 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Precious metals tumble [View news story]
    It is both hilarious and jaw-dropping how many people here cannot detect a tongue-in-cheek comment.

    Wow.
    Oct 1 10:39 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry Is Far From Dead. Right Sized, It Will Have A Profitable Future [View article]
    Their best quarter for BB10 sales would be when only one of their BB10 phones were available for sale?

    Huh?
    Sep 20 10:31 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Cramer's Mad Money - I Want To Scream (9/16/13) [View article]
    What an utter joke and a disgrace Cramer is.
    Sep 17 08:07 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Microsoft holding Surface 2 NYC launch event on Sep. 23 [View news story]
    "The key would be a more productive populace. If more people worked rather than played, the Surface would be selling better. With America's labor participation rate dropping it makes it harder, for Microsoft to maintain profitability for products like the Surface."

    Quoted for hilarity.
    Sep 9 06:48 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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