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  • Massive Revenue Expected From Amazon, How Big Will The Margins Be?  [View article]
    "...and Amazon.com is one of the largest (e-tailers)." Who, may I ask then, is the largest?
    Jan 30, 2014. 09:00 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Mall turns itself into dressing room for online shoppers  [View news story]
    Nice try.
    Jan 28, 2014. 03:20 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Report: Amazon to join online TV fray  [View news story]
    With Amazon Prime moving free original content TV ;among members, this isn't a surprise, not even close.
    Jan 21, 2014. 04:21 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • U.S. tech giants enjoy U.K. "tax bonanza"  [View news story]
    Hey, canigetanamenooneused, don't you mean "them there calculations". not "that there calculations"
    Jan 5, 2014. 01:08 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Amazon contends with uproar from BBC investigation  [View news story]
    BriansGirl ~ You beat me to it! This is precisely how automation takes the placeof humans. If it weren't for Jeff Bezo's obsessive need for faster and faster delivery these jobs would be elsewhere.
    Nov 26, 2013. 04:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • KKR cashing in more of ProSieben holdings  [View news story]
    Would you know how KKR calulates its book value? Cost or market? And, if you know that, would you know that methodology for BX?
    Nov 12, 2013. 03:07 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Yes, Amazon Is Killing Publishers  [View article]
    And me. It was painfully obvious -- well, not painfully for me -- as it had just happened to the recording industry. I haven't bought anything but e-books since the first Kindle , ordered immediately upon release -- arrived here.
    Nov 12, 2013. 03:03 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Amazon reveals Bezos unloaded a million shares in Q3  [View news story]
    He porbably used the money to buy the Washington Post.
    Nov 6, 2013. 04:29 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Amazon reveals Bezos unloaded a million shares in Q3  [View news story]
    He probably used the proceeds to buy the Washington Post.
    Nov 6, 2013. 04:27 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Internet sales remain marginal for many retailers  [View news story]

    Of course the bricks and mortar guys would say "it doesn't make sense to delineate between whether it's an online or in-store sale." It is now trite to say that internet selling is the future -- it's here. I very, very rarely buy anything in a store; that has been true for half a decade. The exception would be small, speciality shops. I look at Barnes & Noble stores and shopping malls and think of the gigantic burden of those real estate tombs -- whereas Amazon makes digital sales, uses third party sell throughs and strategically placed [for speedy delivery] warehouses. How can bricks and mortar survive?
    Aug 28, 2013. 09:04 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Alaska Air Group's CEO Hosts Investor Update Conference (Transcript)  [View article]
    I had hoped to see some discussion and detail about the share buy back program, where it is now and what's been done so far.
    Jul 11, 2013. 03:20 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Amazon (AMZN -0.4%) brings Amazon Coins to the Kindle Fire and says it will add $5 worth of free coins that can be spent on apps and games to the accounts of all Kindle Fire owners. The company appears to be pushing its virtual currency hard than ever, offering discounts to users who buy the e-coins in bulk.  [View news story]
    Is this a way around paying state sales taxes?
    May 13, 2013. 09:52 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Examining The Future Of Ford  [View article]
    When GM debt is calculated, does it include the $19 billion it has yet to repay to the federal government?
    Mar 18, 2013. 09:25 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • General Motors Vs. Ford: Automakers On The Global Stage  [View article]
    One should consider what portion of the old pre-2070 GM management remains in power. After all, everybody at the helm and nearby, beginning in the 1970s drove that company and its shareholders into the ground like a steel tent peg.
    Mar 14, 2013. 04:59 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Alaska Air Group's Management Presents at JPMorgan Aviation, Transportation and Defense Conference (Transcript)  [View article]
    This has been a fabulous, fabulous investment for me. After about 18 months I own it at half the present price. I remember when Jimmy Carter decontrolled the airlines about 50 years ago and knew that at some point the field of competitors would shrink to the point where successful competition would reassert itself. For strong franchises in the industry that point has arrived.
    Mar 5, 2013. 08:44 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment