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Grexit vs gr'defaultsbutstaysintheeuro

June 20, 2015 – Comments (1)

Can I criticize the the media and remark on the bleedingly obvious, that if and when Greece defaults they are not going to add to their turmoil by also leaving the euro at the worst possible time.  Admittedly Grexit is a much more catchy headline than gr'defaultsbutstaysintheeuro so I can understand the appeal.   [more]



Something to get angry about, and to acknowledge when investing

April 14, 2014 – Comments (2)

It's being described, with a lot of hyperbole, as the best 60 minutes debate ever.  I serious hope it isn't, it's just two guys coming off as the good guys and the other guy coming across as evil and manipulative, a pretty one sided debate.  But in terms of investing its a very important watch.  [more]



Could Skype become MySpaced or even worse Netscaped!

July 19, 2012 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: MSFT

Wall Street News Journal Corp bought MySpace for a bit over half a billion. They let it rot and few years later they managed to sell it for about $30 million.  Even worse, Netscape was purchased for $10 billion not long before AOL was bought out by Time Warner.  And then it almost seemed like they purposely tried to kill it themselves except that I don't think anyone is smart enough to actually think of a strategy that would disappear the biggest and best known brand in the Internet space as fast as they did.    [more]



Is Nokia the perfect gamble?

May 30, 2012 – Comments (2)

People are not very good with odds.  If a casino (or investment) offers $1 million dollars with a 10 million in one chance of payout, or $10 with a 10% chance of payout, gamblers, and most other punters, will take the losing choice.  [more]



Congratulations Merkel

November 24, 2011 – Comments (1)

This is not a sarcastic title.  I am in a state of utter amazement.  She may almost be able to force the Euro area into doing the impossible, Surviving!  [more]

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