Seeking Alpha Premium Program

I wrote a few articles for Seeking Alpha a while ago including this very popular one about the impact of the iPhone 4 on AT&T, which got more views than anything on this blog – over 12,000. Recently I noticed that Seeking Alpha started paying contributors for exclusive content and I decided to check it…

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Blockbuster by Mail Suckage after DISH Acquisition

If you notice I haven’t had much to complain about Blockbuster for a while. Discs have been coming to me fast, new releases were coming pretty quickly, often delivered to me on the day of release. But for the last few months things have been just bad. Everything that is relatively new is on some…

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LinkedIn IPO Tomorrow

LinkedIn priced its IPO at $42 to $45 a share, up from its original planned price of $32 to $35 a share. This would make LinkedIn worth an approximate $4 billion! Granted LinkedIn is money making but is it worth 4 billion? Last year’s revenues were 123 million with a profit of $15.3 million. That…

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“Secure” Login at HSBC Credit Card Website

If you have an HSBC Credit Card, here is a security warning for you: The website http://www.hsbccreditcard.com/ is not secure and their “Secure Login” is also not secure. You should always look for https:// in the URL to make sure that a site is secure. Just having the words “Secure” and  a padlock does not…

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