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DOW 7000: It is almost over


Update:  Monday’s brought the DOW near 6800.  Could I have been too optimistic? Sure it’s presumptuous for me to think I can call the DOW low at 7000 even though I said so back in November, and sure you’d be … Continue reading

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How low can stocks go? DOW drops to 7997. Panic or just … Palindromic?


Answer:  Very low, though I wildly speculate (putting me in the same expert category as any expert you can name) that DOW at 7000 and S&P at 700 will be the bottom of this megabear market, after which we’ll continue … Continue reading

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Microsoft Yahoo: Is $32 now the magic number?


Microsoft’s very well played game to win Yahoo at a bargain price is wrapping up even more favorably than Microsoft planned. Yahoo refused the Icahn MS offer today to buy just pieces of the company, though in typical fashion Yahoo … Continue reading

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CNET SWOT Analysis


CNET is back in the news as today brings layoffs and ominous internal memos so I thought I’d put out this CNET SWOT analysis I did over at the Techdirt Insight Community not so long ago: CNET Mini SWOT CNET … Continue reading

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Facebook owes me $1.50 per year!


Over at WebGuild I was doing some simple calculations about my value as an information slave to social networks like Facebook.    Using their 150MM revenues last year and dividing by approximately 100 million current users, we get a value … Continue reading

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Yahoo + Microsoft? Heck yes says Legg Mason, with 6% of Yahoo


Larry Dignan is reporting that major Yahoo Shareholder Legg Mason is insisting that Yahoo make a Microsoft deal, though they hope and may expect MS to up the offer past 31 and up to 40, which Fund manager Miller stated appears to have … Continue reading

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Hostilities erupt between Yahoo and Microsoft


Hey, looks like now it’s an official *hostile takeover* attempt from Microsoft in the battle for the internet giant Yahoo. Yahoo declined Microsoft’s offer of last week and in this press release Microsoft basically declares their intention to duke it out.    I’m … Continue reading

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