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  • GE's Jeff Immelt: 'The Age Of Natural Gas Is Upon Us'  [View article]
    My 2004 electric bills showed an average of 9 cents per KW HR. DPL couldn't have charged customers 9 cents if it cost 25 cents to produce, could they?
    Feb 26, 2014. 04:09 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Dividend Champions For January 2014  [View article]
    Thank you!
    Jan 2, 2014. 02:59 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Screwed Up Big Time  [View article]
    Apple sure did. I'm one of the IPad mini buyers during the Walmart's Black Friday sales. The low price of $199 after $100 rebate in Walmart gift card plus guarantee supply for everyone made it very affordable. Judging from the number of people in line for the iPad mini at my store during the sales, multiply by the number of Walmart stores, Apple must have sold hundreds of thousand during this promotion alone.
    Jan 1, 2014. 09:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How Cisco Can Boost Its Share Price By 41% According To Carl Icahn  [View article]
    I would love to see articles on how much of CSCO past buy backs went toward reducing share count and how mach was used to replaced management compensations.
    Oct 28, 2013. 10:59 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • IDC has again raised its tablet forecasts: the firm now expects shipments to grow 58.7% in 2013 to 229.3M units. That's up from a March forecast of 190.9M units, which itself was up from a forecast of 172.4M. 55% of shipments are expected to involve sub-8" tablets vs. 27% in 2012. With IDC estimating Q1 shipments rose 142% Y/Y to 49.2M, further hikes don't seem far-fetched. Meanwhile, following a 13.9% Y/Y drop in Q1, IDC now expects PC shipments to fall 7.8% Y/Y in 2013 to 321.9M, and predicts tablet sales will outpace PC sales by 2015. Revenue crossover could take longer, given IDC forecasts a 2013 tablet ASP of $381, and a PC ASP of $635. AAPL and GOOG must be pleased, MSFT, INTC, AMD, DELL, and HPQ less so.  [View news story]
    I'm just a novice trying keep up with my investment. Will suppliers turned competitors such as Sumsung and now Foxconn hurt aapl very badly? How soon will the squeeze effect aapl bottom line?
    May 28, 2013. 03:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Intel Is About To Change Our TVs Just Like Apple Changed Our Smartphones  [View article]
    Doesn't look like something I would be interested in.
    Feb 14, 2013. 12:22 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Attorney General Holder puts a $5B-plus target on how much S&P (MHP -6.5%) defrauded investors through faulty ratings on MBS, and says the DOJ is going after all of it. "S&P misled investors ... causing them to lose billions of dollars." S&P alone? (earlier: Even $3B seems far too high)  [View news story]
    Finally! Hope DOJ wins. Then they can move up the chain to the originators.
    Feb 5, 2013. 02:24 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • In preparation for Pfizer's (PFE -0.5%) planned spinoff of its animal-health company Zoetis, the drug giant beefs up its board with familiar name: William Steere, former CEO who presided over launch of anti-impotence pill Viagra in '90s and mega-deal that gave PFE full control of cholesterol blockbuster Lipitor. He stepped down as director in 2011 but it's no surprise that he's been summoned for duty again.  [View news story]
    No, I think pfe will keep all the money from Zoetis IPO.
    Jan 16, 2013. 02:34 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Oracle Is Not Cheap And Acquisition Of Sun May Impact Its Economic Moat  [View article]
    Very good impartial article. Thank you!
    Feb 17, 2012. 02:57 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Thoughts on the Evolution of the Forex Market  [View article]
    Thank you, Mark. I am 61 and Forex was all Greek to me but I feel like I am slowly learning. Not for trading but hopefully to understand the market.
    Jan 24, 2011. 03:27 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why I'm Concerned About a Near Term Pullback in Stock Prices  [View article]
    According to CMA sovereign Credit risk reports all four high tax Scandinavian countries rank highest in safety. They may not have many billionaires but their unemployment rates are lower.
    Oct 15, 2010. 01:52 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Monetary Warfare: Can Nations Have Independent Economic Policies?  [View article]
    Good article.
    Thank you for posting this.
    New reader
    Oct 1, 2010. 12:10 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Soros Slashes Equity Exposure by 42% in Q2  [View article]
    Follow Soros and you may lose your shirt. This guy is a shark.
    Aug 19, 2010. 11:19 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • To Blackstone's Stephen Schwarzman, the battle over taxes on private equity firms is “like when Hitler invaded Poland in 1939."   [View news story]
    History may repeat itself again when the mobs are sick of people like this Schwarzman. Instead of complaining about it, he should be counting his blessings!
    Aug 16, 2010. 11:57 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • George Soros is set to buy a 4% stake in the Bombay Stock Exchange, sources say, as foreign investor interest in India’s fast-growing financial markets rise. Individual foreign entities are allowed to own up to 5% in a local bourse, according to domestic rules.   [View news story]
    The Indians may want to watch out. Remember Thai baht?
    Jul 28, 2010. 09:26 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment