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  • Small Businessmen Will Lose Hope Into The Cliff [View article]
    Small business has lost all hope with Obama back in office.
    Nov 13, 2012. 04:19 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • More than 350 coal-fired generators, or ~6% of U.S. power generating capacity, are too old and dirty and should be retired in favor of cleaner alternatives, according to a report from the Union of Concerned Citizens. Southern Co. (SO) has the highest number of "ripe for retirement" plants at 48, followed by the Tennessee Valley Authority's 28, and Duke Energy (DUK) with 17. [View news story]
    Build new plants we need the jobs, help rebuild America.
    Nov 13, 2012. 04:18 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Obama II--Changes Going Forward? [View article]
    You can blame Obama for that after all he is the direct cause of this mess.
    Nov 13, 2012. 03:49 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • European Ponzi Is Perpetuated: Greece Sells Bills, German Sentiment Dips [View article]
    Coming to America.
    Nov 13, 2012. 03:38 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Any company that touches retail will keep a watchful eye on Wal-Mart's (WMT -0.6%) Q3 earnings report this week with the Arkansas-based juggernaut now accounting for 10% of all retail sales in the U.S. The company is expected to show a healthy 10% Y/Y rise in profits when it discloses results on Thursday. One of the most closely-watched Wal-Mart numbers will be U.S. same-store sales growth to see if the retailer can keep pace with Target (~2%) and cut into Costco's growth rate (~7%) edge over it. (Earnings preview[View news story]
    Wal-Mart will do just fine with climbing profits.
    Nov 13, 2012. 03:16 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Shipping times for the iPhone 5 have fallen to 2-3 weeks from 3-4 weeks at Apple's (AAPL -0.7%) online store. Gene Munster and AT&T both remarked last Friday the iPhone 5's supply situation was improving, though Foxconn noted earlier in the week it's still unable to meet demand. [View news story]
    That's why I like Samsung their phones work.
    Nov 12, 2012. 08:19 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • As expected, with a comfortable majority, Greece passes its 2013 austerity budget. German finmin Schaeuble maintains there's no rush on signing off on the newest €31B tranche of aid, though. [View news story]
    Don't be fooled that Obama is going to do better then he has in the last four years. Welcome to Greece.
    Nov 12, 2012. 01:37 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Quick take on Apple/HTC: If the deal reflects a new willingness by Apple to make peace with Android OEMs, it's likely for one or more of the following reasons. 1) Apple realizes its costly legal war has done little thus far to halt Android's share gains, or to cripple iPhone rivals. 2) Apple is aware its lawsuits are hurting its image in some circles. 3) Apple realizes it could reap a windfall from Android royalties. For example, a royalty of $10-$15/device (on par with what Microsoft is reportedly charging) could yield over $5B/year, given activation trends[View news story]
    Apple with never cripple Samsung.
    Nov 11, 2012. 05:01 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple (AAPL) has seen some ex-employees take shots at it lately. Former sales exec David Sabotta criticized Tim Cook's people skills, hiring acumen, and passion for technology. Former engineer Dan Crow argued the same top-down business structure that allowed Steve Jobs to build an empire is now a liability, since no one can fill Jobs' shoes. And last month, Steve Wozniak called Apple "arrogant" for refusing to make a larger iPhone. "Not all people want the same thing. A lot of people want the big screens." [View news story]
    Check out the new Samsung Cromebook, it's not a bad machine.
    Nov 11, 2012. 01:35 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple (AAPL) has seen some ex-employees take shots at it lately. Former sales exec David Sabotta criticized Tim Cook's people skills, hiring acumen, and passion for technology. Former engineer Dan Crow argued the same top-down business structure that allowed Steve Jobs to build an empire is now a liability, since no one can fill Jobs' shoes. And last month, Steve Wozniak called Apple "arrogant" for refusing to make a larger iPhone. "Not all people want the same thing. A lot of people want the big screens." [View news story]
    Get a Samsung and move up in the world.
    Nov 10, 2012. 11:42 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Pandora (P) is suing songwriter trade association Ascap over its royalty rates. The company has asked a federal court to set "reasonable" licensing fees, while adding Ascap refused to give Pandora the same terms it granted to Clear Channel and other radio licensees. The suit comes a few weeks after the Internet Radio Fairness Act, which seeks to bring Web radio royalties in-line with satellite levels, was introduced in Congress. Royalties equaled about half of Pandora's 2011 revenue. [View news story]
    Good for Pandora screw Ascap.
    Nov 9, 2012. 06:38 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Though analysts have come to its defense this morning, Apple (AAPL -1.9%) can't catch a break - shares now trade at 8.2x FY13E EPS (exc. cash). The decline comes as signs emerge Apple is taking new steps to vertically integrate: Digitimes reports Apple is now directly placing orders with material suppliers, who traditionally interact with manufacturers, and Horace Dediu theorizes Apple may have invested ~$2B in Sharp's display production. He also notes Apple's off-balance-sheet manufacturing/component purchase commitments have risen to $21.1B[View news story]
    Since I switched to Samsung I find it meets all my needs and no reason I should switch back to Apple.
    Nov 8, 2012. 12:06 PM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Samsung Galaxy SIII Beats iPhone 4S To Be Top-Selling Smartphone Globally In Q3; iPhone 5 To Be Top In Q4: Analyst [View article]
    Go Samsung the best phone on the market and would choose no other. All you need on a phone is built into Samsung.
    Nov 8, 2012. 11:46 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • 6 Reasons Stocks Could Tank Soon [View article]
    Number one should read Obama.
    Nov 8, 2012. 11:39 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What Does The Obama Re-Election Mean For Wind? [View article]
    He cuts the wind often.
    Nov 7, 2012. 05:28 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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