Google is splitting its shares, but at the same time cementing the 3 founders' grip on the company forever. Who wants to own a piece of a company, but have no say in its management? Owning stock should mean having a say! [more]
Just read this!
OK, maybe that is not enough to buy the stock, but it is definitely a reason to love this company. Good taste still exists...
So yesterday was a major down day on most markets. There were only a few exceptions: Treasuries (how ironic), gold and gold miners, and silver (but not silver miners). My question to the experts here on CAPS (OK, non-experts can chime in as well): [more]
Microsoft has its fans, as well as a large group of haters. I am neither. Just like so many of us, I use their products. The quality is not all that good, but for a company with a near-monopoly in its core market not all that bad either. As an investor, I like their business model. The enormous amount of cash on their books is proof enough for me. [more]
I knew it made sense for AT&T to go after T-Mobile. After all, they use the same technology, so integrating the networks should be possible (believe me, they will come up with a way to mess this up). And more importantly, they have excellent business reasons for doing so. [more]