Archive for October, 2014

On The Big Spending Boost Expected From Lower Gasoline Prices

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

The talking heads on the financial news are all agog about how much stimulus the lowering of gasoline prices will provide and how we are in for an awesome Christmas retail season with gas prices down. First of all, here in Minnesota, gas prices are holding above $3 or even $3.19, which represents an outsized […]

The Story With

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Amazon just reported earnings for Q3 2014. They missed on both the top and the bottom lines. My 2 cents on Amazon are as follows. Whatever happens with their cloud and server business, which they largely pioneered to their great credit, the end of the road is in sight for Amazon and their million x […]

A Strike Against MLB – Our Viagra Culture

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

It is too bad I cannot watch the Baseball playoffs and I would assume the World Series either with my kids who are school age girls. In between every half inning there is a Viagra commercial and talk of getting it up and keeping it up. To which I can only say WTFF? I mean […]