Archive for the ‘Finance’ Category

Consumer Confidence Sinks To New Low

April 11th, 2008
Americans are becoming less confident in the economy and more concerned about the mounting job losses, energy costs and record-high home foreclosures.  The RBC Cash Index suggests a lowly 29.5 mark in April, down from 33.1 in March.  This was the worst reading since the index first started measuring economic ...

World’s Top 20 Billionaires

March 6th, 2008
We apologize for not updating this blog recently, some new web developments in the works and time is scarce.  Hopefully that trend changes.  Here is a cool article from  Yahoo Finance, listing the top 20 billionaires. The article is "World Billionaires - 2008" - here's the list: 1. Warren Buffett 2. Helú Slim ...

Apple at the mercy of the Accountants

February 10th, 2008
Macworld has an interesting story detailing the reason behind Apple charging $19.99 to iPod touch users who want to upgrade their ipod with new features. It turns out that there is an accounting requirement that obligates Apple to charge consumers for feature upgrades on products that aren't accounted for ...

Apple will expand retail presence

February 10th, 2008
Apple plans to expand its worldwide retail presence Apple is planning to further expand its worldwide retail presence by opening up stores in Germany, Switzerland, Australia and Mexico. This is a significant move as Apple's retail stores have been an integral part of Apple's resurgence and in the company's meteoric stock performance ...

Yahoo Rejects Microsoft Offer

February 9th, 2008
It seems that Yahoo' s board of directors are positioning themselves for a higher buyout offer from Microsoft. According to the Wall Street Journal, Yahoo will formally reject Microsoft offer but Yahoo is suggesting it may consider $40 / share. Yahoo's board has decided Microsoft's $31-per-share offer "massively undervalues" ...

No Bigger Yahoo Than Steve Ballmer

February 6th, 2008
5 videos that prove Yahoo and Microsoft are a perfect match In reverse order, here are a few videos that show without a doubt that Steve Ballmer and Yahoo are a perfect match.  I mean, could you argue that there is a bigger Yahoo in silicon valley than Steve Ballmer?  I ...

Microsoft Offers $44 Billion For Yahoo

February 1st, 2008
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