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October 2007



Apple Thoughts; a continuation of the conversation with redding runner about the essence of Apple

October 24, 2007 – Comments (2)

This is a continuation of a conversation with redding runner about Apple that started with his post Apple's Revenge. See my earlier post called Apples victory. In his answer to my post redding stated that the mac would profit from the halo effect of the toys. He then mentioned the possibility for Apple to break into the businessmarket. This post reacts to that last suggestion.  [more]



Apple Victory; a slightly different way of playing Apple's succes in Caps; a post in answer to redding runners celebration

October 23, 2007 – Comments (0)

This is a post in answer to one of reddingrunner. In it i suggest a way to profit in caps from Apple's succes that has a build in hedge against a falling stockmarket. ( )  [more]



Innovating Caps; a reflection in answer to a post of hall9999

October 19, 2007 – Comments (3)

I wrote this in answer to a blogpost of hall9999 where he suggests to limit the amount of stocks people can pick, among other things because of the problems new players have in "catching up".(  [more]



Overvalued, overbought, overbullish; state of play 6

October 17, 2007 – Comments (1)

Another good caps day. I am silently celebrating that i broke into the top 1000 for the first time. Redthumbing the financials is what took me there.   [more]



Zions Bancorp example; a post about the repricing of credit risk.

October 14, 2007 – Comments (2)

NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of Zions Bancorp fell Friday, a day after the regional bank said for the second time in a month it is increasing third-quarter loan-loss reserves to handle increasing defaults and charge-offs in its loan portfolios.  [more]



Beginning of a mania or a tiring bull slowly falling down? State of play 5

October 13, 2007 – Comments (2)

Yesterday was a happy caps day for me!  [more]



The sky is the limit; kahn in barrons on chinese airline stocks

October 09, 2007 – Comments (0)

Michael Kahn posted this very interesting observation in his column on Barrons Online.(For a look at the charts follow this url I have begun gingerly to speculate on a downturn in the China Bubble. For some of the omens that gave me the courage to do so see my earlier post. One of the picks i redthumbed is China Southern Airlines. The Kahn column makes the technical case against the stock convincingly.   [more]



The great buyout boom; state of play 4

October 03, 2007 – Comments (1)




The riddle of DRYS (1); Doubling Down (1)

October 03, 2007 – Comments (1)

I am still at the very beginning of the learning curve with regards to Caps. I do not yet understand the intricacies of “playing the game" nor those of "mining the information".   [more]

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