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iPad 2 Launch: 13 Things That May Interest You

Appearing in his standard black turtleneck and jeans, Steve Jobs, the master-mind behind iPod, iPhone and iPad showed up on stage to a standing ovation in San Francisco Wednesday. Looked gaunt but energetic as before, his presence seems to send a message that he’s not dying as reported by paparazzi and is still in command […]

... written on Mar 03 2011

Breakout Stock That May Interest You – RIMM

Warren Buffett’s favourite valuation tool – Total Market Capitalization of Public Stocks vs GNP – says the U.S. stock market is getting expensive. Well, if you believe in the same valuation metric ratio as the measurement in stocks investment, you may want to take note and start selling or to at least take some profits. […]

... written on Feb 15 2011

Thanks AIG, RIMM & APPL For The Ang Pow

If you think trading over internet is fun because it gives you the freedom to basically trade anything under the sun and moon, wait till you get yourself a smartphone and able to trade anything anywhere – provided you’re within the coverage of either WIFI or 3G. Can you imagine you’re out of town and […]

... written on Feb 11 2011

Another Mega-Merger, Deutsche Boerse to Acquire NYSE

Germany’s Deutsche Boerse AG, the company that owns and runs Frankfurt stock exchange, could soon take over the American’s New York Stock Exchange. NYSE Euronext Inc., which also operates exchanges in Europe, said it is in “advanced discussions” about a possible merger with Deutsche Boerse. The merger would create the world’s largest trading powerhouse with […]

... written on Feb 10 2011

No More Nanny Schmidt for Google’s Page & Brin

In a surprise move, Google announced that Larry Page, one of its founders, will replace Eric Schmidt as the company’s CEO in April. The news came on the same week Apple announced that Steve Jobs, the man instrumental in iPod, iPhone and iPad, would be on medical leave without much more details. Was the timing […]

... written on Jan 25 2011

Apple’s Blowout Earnings & Steve Job’s Medical Leave

News that Apple CEO Steve Jobs is taking another medical leave of absence spooked investors so much so that many speculators predicted the stock price would tumble at least by 10% even before the opening bell on Tuesday. As expected, the stock price plunged but by a smaller 6 percentage points only. At the end […]

... written on Jan 19 2011

Verizon iPhone Is Here And The Winner Is – Apple

Verizon Wireless, the largest U.S. wireless carrier, will start selling Apple Inc.’s (Nasdaq: AAPL, stock) iPhone 4 early next month, ending AT&T Inc’s (NYSE: T, stock) exclusive 4-year hold over the blockbuster smartphone and sending millions into long queues around the world for the gadget. For years people have been clamouring to use iPhone on […]

... written on Jan 12 2011

Facebook IPO, from $50 Billion to $124 Billion Valuation

Facebook is the world’s largest social network, with over 500 million users. Founder Mark Zuckerberg launched “Thefacebook” (thefacebook.com) on Feb 2004 before rename it as just “Facebook” after secured the domain facebook.com in 2005 for $200,000. Facebook actually started as Facemash, a simple site that placed two photos next to each other and ask users […]

... written on Jan 08 2011

Ready for $100 Oil and $1,500 Gold for 2011?

Commodity prices had performed superbly 2010 and experts believe the bullish momentum would continue this year, 2011. Oil prices rose 15% and gold gained 30% in 2010. According to survey, investment strategists from Goldman Sachs, Jefferies & Co., Wells Fargo and other investment houses are predicting two main commodities namely oil and gold to rise […]

... written on Jan 06 2011

Strong Sales Show Kindle, iPad, iPhone Can Co-Exist

When the Apple iPad was announced, many predicted the gadget would kill Amazon Kindle. With the hype over such gadget by Apple, it was natural to predict that Kindle would end up in the graveyard and who can blame them? But Kindle and iPad was not in the same league so it was not an […]

... written on Dec 29 2010









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