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CES: The Debutante Ball for Tech Gadgets

I found a great preview for what to expect coming out of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas later this week… From Fox News: For decades, the world’s gizmo makers have kicked off the new year by gathering in Las Vegas to show off their new wares at a massive convention known known as…

20 Unpredictions for 2010

You MF’s and your prediction lists have driven me to this… Here are my 20 Unpredictions for 2010, a list of things that ain’t gonna happen next year… 01.  Fox Biz cuts the USA Today/ Human Interest stuff and gears more toward hardcore trading and investing ideas. 02.  Iran drops the pretend nuclear energy program and…

How I Became a "Devil Investor"

I want dividends/ buyouts/ buybacks/ spin-offs/ earnings beats/ guidance raises/ new CEOs/ contracts awarded/ FDA approvals/ tender offers/ mergers/ product launches and more. And I want them NOW. Yesterday, in fact.

A Brief List of Things the Market No Longer Seems to Care About

A Brief List of Things the Market No Longer Seems to Care About at the End of 2009… Greece, Inflation, Deflation, Austria, Declining access to credit for consumers, Regional bank commercial loan liabilities, Foreclosures, Dubai, Dubai World, Meredith Whitney, Next shoes to fall, CIT, Iran’s nuclear ambitions, Ireland, Bank stock dilution, Swine flu, The great…

Hot Links: The Russians Are Coming…With Checkbooks

Stuff I’m Reading… American companies are paying the highest M&A premiums on record, does that mean stocks are still cheap?  (Bloomberg) Hedgie David Tepper looks to bank $7 billion in ’09 profits for his Appaloosa Fund.  (DealBook) The strong dollar trend that began on December 4th is becoming definitive.  (ResearchReloaded) Investing in American startups is…