Monday, December 20, 2010

Same Markets as usual, and the iPad Zaggmate Case!

More of the same-same from the market today. Anyone surprised? I remain long and concentrating more on 2011 than anything right now.

  • Did anyone catch 60 Minutes last night and how Meredith Whitney warned that the states, cities, and counties are heading toward a major financial crisis in 2011?
  • Kno is shipping a 14" tablet starting tomorrow, and I'm thinking this is begging for a Saturday Night Live skit about larger and larger tablets. For example, the 57" tablet/
  • Sure, the SP500 is sitting on about an 11% gain this year. But after all the whining and complaining about the small caps, have you seen how they have done? The S&P MidCap 400 Index and S&P SmallCap 600 Index are both up about 24% this year. Another widely watched barometer of smaller stocks, the Russell 2000, is also up about 25%.
  • When Brett Favre got slammed to the ground, didn't we all know that was it? Ouch.
  • I'm typing on my iPad, using the Zaggmate case with a keyboard. Works really well. I highly recommend it. Sure, it's $100. But, if the states can run deficits, why can't you? Can't you balance your budget by planning for federal matching dollars in 2011?

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