Archive for October 2006

The Two Primary Schools of Investing

October 28, 2006  ·  Category: Business and Investment Philosophy
Fundamentally, I think there are two main schools of investing.  There are the guys who believe in doing rigorous research and finding stocks that are undervalued.  These stocks could be undervalued because of their cheap price ...
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Angelides Would Make California’s Business Tax Climate Even Worse Than It Already Is

October 27, 2006  ·  Category: Election - 2006
According to Dan Walter's article in today's Sacramento Bee: The latest survey on state taxes has been issued by the conservative Tax Foundation, dealing with what it calls the 'business tax climate'.  Ironically, the Tax Foundation ...
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Is She Hot?

October 27, 2006  ·  Category: Election - 2006
In an article today on Latina Republican assemblywoman Bonnie Garcia the Sacramento Bee wrote: At one point in the recording [of a Schwarzenegger meeting with his inner circle], the governor and an aide debate whether Garcia ...
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Cramer on the Election and Comcast

October 26, 2006  ·  Category: Election - 2006, Stocks
On his radio show Real Money this morning (Thursday October 26) Jim Cramer, of CNBC's popular Mad Money, had some interesting things to say about the upcoming election and Top Gun recommendation Comcast.  On the upcoming ...
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Private Property is the Foundation of Our Free Economy – “Yes” on Proposition 90

October 25, 2006  ·  Category: Election - 2006
"Nor shall private property be taken for public use without just compensation" - 5th Amendment of the US Constitution On June 23, 2005 the Supreme Court of the United States ruled for New London and against Susette ...
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Yes on Prop 1A – The Right Way to Address California’s Transportation Infrastructure

October 25, 2006  ·  Category: Election - 2006
On Sunday I wrote this in the context of arguing against Props 1B - E: Nobody can deny the importance of the goals that Propositions 1A - 1E aim at.  California’s infrastructure, especially its transportation system, ...
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Amazon – Too Expensive!!!! And More So Now!

October 24, 2006  ·  Category: Stocks
Amazon (AMZN) reported 3rd quarter results today after the close (Tue Oct 24).  In fact, the conference call which you can listen to live on the internet just ended a couple minutes ago.  Apparently, the Street ...
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Netflix Reports an Excellent 3rd Quarter and the Shares Jump

October 24, 2006  ·  Category: Stocks
Netflix reported an excellent quarter after the close yesterday (Monday October 23, 2006) and the shares are popping today - up $4.12 to $27.35 with 8.7 million shares trading hands, according to Money Central (1:48pm EST, ...
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Politics Matters – No on California Propositions 1B – 1E, The “Rebuild California” Campaign

October 22, 2006  ·  Category: Election - 2006
A very important election looms Tuesday November 7 - just 16 days away.  Politics sets the framework within which we live our lives, including our economic lives, and its impact on the economy and therefore ...
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Top Gun Gets It Wrong: Yahoo! Reports an Expected Mediocre Quarter – And Gets Hammered!

October 19, 2006  ·  Category: Accounting, Options, Stocks
The market responded negatively to Yahoo!'s mediocre 3rd quarter - even though everybody knew it was coming!  Yahoo's shares lost $1.16 yesterday to close at $22.99 on volume of almost 112 million shares.  The shares have ...
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