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Beats is about Music Vision not Headphones

May 29, 2014 – Comments (9) | RELATED TICKERS: AAPL , P , NFLX

There is a lot of literature on the Beats acquisition, and it seems that there are a lot of people out there that don't really "get" what this was all about.  Apple acquired Beats for $3 billion.     [more]



Precious Metals -- Oh how I hate thee

May 01, 2014 – Comments (10) | RELATED TICKERS: SAND , GOLD , PHYS

I'll warn anyone who is reading this blog in hopes that I will be able to help them with precious metals investing that you can stop reading now.   Know this.   I am one of the worst precious metals investors in the history of the stock market.   Until now, it might have been possible to make significant money fading every opinion or pick or move that I made, but that will no longer be possible, so I am of no use to you.     [more]



Apple's overseas cash hoard is like a 401K

April 25, 2014 – Comments (5) | RELATED TICKERS: AAPL , GOOG , AMZN

Much has been written about Apple's overseas cash hoard.  Most of it has generally been negative....talking about how Apple is "stuck" with all that money overseas.   It has been talked about so much that I think people literally think that $100 billion is just sitting in a bank somewhere doing nothing.   As a result, in terms of market capitalization, I think a lot of analysts and investors have simply decided to pretend that it doesn’t exist and apply a zero multiplier to that money.     [more]



Why the AAPL Earnings are so incredible

April 24, 2014 – Comments (1) | RELATED TICKERS: AAPL , GOOG , AMZN

A surprise that should have never happened  [more]



The importance of Velocity in Covered Calls in a Dividend Portfolio

March 21, 2014 – Comments (17) | RELATED TICKERS: KRFT.DL , GE , MCD

This is a follow-up blog to my newfound respect for a conservative dividend related portfolio, enhanced by an active covered call strategy.   A few staring assumptions....  [more]