Archives for October 2007

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Fox Interview With Mel Karmazin

MEL KARMAZIN TELLS FOX BUSINESS NETWORK THAT STAN O’NEAL “HAS DONE A FINE JOB” In a broadcast interview with FOX Business Network’s Neil Cavuto, Mel Karmazin, Sirius Satellite Radio CEO, talks about Stan O’Neal’s departure from Merrill Lynch, the Sirius/XM merger and his attempted merger with CNN while at CBS. Below are the excerpts. On whether the Sir …

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How to Get Laid in 1977 and Your Ass Kicked in 2007

It's amazing what 30 years can do. It can take you from one cool cat who can pick up the ladies to a total douche who risks getting his ass kicked everytime he rounds a corner. What it said in 1977: A man needs to relax and get comfortable with a color wrap or nightshirt before he makes love to his woman What it says in 2007: Somebody has a gay karate class What it said in 1977: Small ti …

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Rudy Giuliani Talks to Neil Cavuto On Fox

GIULIANI TELLS NEIL CAVUTO THAT A $1 TRILLION TAX INCREASE“WILL DO TREMENDOUS DAMAGE TO THE GROWTH OF THIS ECONOMY”Courtesy of Fox and Your World with Neil CavutoIn a broadcast exclusive with Neil Cavuto, Republican presidential candidate, Rudy Giuliani, talks about Stan O’Neal’s pay package, what an increase in taxes will do to our economy, and Charlie Rangel’s p …

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Fox NBC Battle Heats Up

A new story ran at the Hollywood Reporter on the rivalry between NBC and Fox. If you read the article I wrote earlier today, NBC's Zucker is showing the world why NBC has taken a fall. Here is the story and within the story in bold, is Fox's response.Fox Business Net gets Zucker-punchedBy Steven ZeitchikOct 30, 2007NEW YORK -- The battle between NBC and Fox ratcheted up Monday when NBC chief Jef …

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Piles of Old Money Found in Home

WINDBER, Pa. — Talk about throwing away money. Piles of old coins worth as much as $200,000 were found in a long-abandoned home, including scores that the owner had apparently thrown down a hole in the wall. Jeff Bidelman, owner of Rare Collectibles near Johnstown, said he was helping the family clean out the house after the death of the owners, who had not lived there for two decades. He w …

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8 Questions of the Day

Here are questions I will seek the answers to today?1. Why is Nintendo only traded in the pink sheets?2. Can ISRG possibly continue it's meteoric rise with a hard pullback3. Am I an idiot for being heavy in PTIE Jan call options?4. If a company is buying shares back with borrowed money, does it show confidence or desperation?5. If everyone already knows O'Neil is going to step down then why shou …

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Has NBC Universals Zucker Lost His Sense of Reality?

In yesterday's Variety.com technology section they have an interview with NBC Universal head Jeff Zucker and it shed light on some of the reasons Apple and NBC will no longer be working together.1. "We wanted to take one show, it didn't matter which one it was, and experiment and sell it for $2.99," he said. "We made that offer for months and they said no." This is not quite the $4.99 that Apple …

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Anyone Else Think Apple Gave Away the Hack?

What a brilliant move. Sure. Leopard is out 3 hours and already they are installing it on a PC? Apple wanted Leopard on PC's all along. No doubt in my mind that they helped the hack along and perhaps even dropped it into the laps of the right people. It would not surprise me one bit if within the next few months they come out with a PC version. They'll simply use the excuse. So many people are hac …

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Charice Pempengco Will Be Wealthier Than You

This is going to be a little odd but bare with me on this one. There are tons of ways to make money in this world and one is talent. This 12 year Philippine girl is the most talented singer I've seen in a long time. No doubt in my mind this girl will be making some bank. The show below is from South Korea but no doubt in my mind you'll see her here in America soon. Tell me, what do you think? …

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Money Pubs: Home of the Worlds Most Expensive Wallpaper

Everyone wants to open a bar. Financially it is one of the worst investments you could ever make, but the cool factor is off the charts. If you really want to make money in the saloon industry I suggest the "money on the wall" theme. The money on the wall theme is to have every patron in the bar write something stupid on a dollar bill and tack it on the wall. After several years you can build up 1 …

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Interview with Conoco Phillips CEO James Mulva on FOX

Mulva is even surprised at todays high oil prices but as expected, he says he has nothing to do with it and it is simply supply and demand. Here are some highlights from yesterday's interview on Fox Business. CONOCO PHILLIPS’ CHAIRMAN, PRESIDENT & CEO, JAMES MULVA, TELLS FOX BUSINESS NETWORK THAT HE WILL CONTINUE TO DO BUSINESS WITH VENEZUELA In a broadcast interview with FOX Busi …

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Buffet Says Expect More Subprime Pain

DAEGU, South Korea (AP) -- American billionaire investor Warren Buffett said Thursday that problems in the U.S. subprime mortgage market will likely weigh on consumers for up to two years, but that the U.S. economy will weather the storm.The subprime problem "is having an impact," Buffett said on his first visit to South Korea. "It will have more of an impact." Billionaire investor Warren Bu

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FOX Interview with CME GROUP CEO, Craig Donohue

CME GROUP CEO, CRAIG DONOHUE, TELLS FOX BUSINESS NETWORK THAT THE CREDIT CRISIS HAS BEEN GOOD FOR HIS BUSINESSCourtesy of FOX Business NetworkIn a broadcast interview with FOX Business Network’s Cheryl Casone, Craig Donohue talked about why third quarter earnings were up 94%, the state of the CME/CBOT merger, and the tremendous growth opportunities that exist internationally. Below are the …

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Jeff Jordan Stands in the Shadow of Father Michaels…….Ferrari

You knew it was going to be tough. Jeff Jordan is the son of the greatest basketball player ever and he's didn't even get a scholarship to a major school, so he decided to take his 42" vertical and walk on to Illinois. Jeff has only been a few months and I already feel sorry for the kid because I think I've seen 5 interviews asking him what it's like to be Michael's son. This isn't what makes me f …

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Wake Up

You probably have to have a cat to think this is funny

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Interview with Jim McNerney on Fox Business

Interview courtesy of Fox Business Network JIM MCNERNEY TELLS FOX BUSINESS NETWORK THAT HE’S AMAZED BY THE ECONOMY’S RESILIENCY In a broadcast interview with FOX Business Network’s Connell McShane in advance of its 3rd quarter earnings report due out tomorrow, Boeing CEO, Jim McNerney, talks about the effect of rising oil prices on his business, potential fallout from th …

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WSF Portfolio Makes First Trade

It was a small trade but I didn't want to lose the whole portfolio in one trade so I went small. Off to a good start. I have to admit it is hard to trade this small, not that I am a huge trader but I have never done a trade below $1000 before.

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Apple Results Terrific Here are my Transcripts

Here is what I jotted down while listening to the conference call.Apple A4 2007 ResultsIntroductory remarks by Peter Oppenheimer CFO :Record results the highest revenue in September ever. Revenue of $6.662 Billion. An increase of 29% vs the prior September quarter, driven by record Mac sales and continued support for iPods. Operating margin was higher than expected at 17.1%. This resulted from …

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Charles Schwab Interview Transcripts

Again I would like to thank Fox Business for sending me the transcripts and allowing all of us to read them. Please pay them a visit in thanks. CNBC doesn't share anything.Charles Schwab Interview14:41:20 Dagen McDowellSo chuck when you stared your broker’s business back in 1971 you truly im-powered individual investors over the years and truly brought wall street to main street so as w …

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Charles Schwab Thinks There Is Still A Possiblity of a Crash

Fox Business Channel has been nice enough to send me transcripts of these great interviews they have had lately. Please thank them by visiting their site and watching FBN.CHARLES SCHWAB TELLS FOX BUSINESS NETWORK IT IS POSSIBLE WE’LL SEE ANOTHER STOCK MARKET CRASH LIKE 1987 OR 2002In a two-part broadcast exclusive with FOX Business Network’s Dagen McDowell, Charles Schwab, Founder, …

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My Favorite Scene From Knocked Up (NSFW)

Terrible language but hilarious. Again pretty bad language but makes me laugh every time. My favorite line "Too old for the club, but not like .......the earth"

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Want to Make $25?

I found this on CraigslistClean Out My Mini-Fridge for $25 Date: 2007-10-12, 9:39PM PDTSome mystery sauce spilled in my fridge one day, and I didn't feel like cleaning it up. Several hours later, I went on vacation for a couple weeks, giving the sauce time to ferment and congeal into a colorful, ominously pulsating substance with an odor I won't attempt to describe here.This was half a year ago …

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Fox Interview With Buffett

Update: Fox emailed me to let everyone know the following Anchor Liz Claman’s FOX Business Network exclusive interview with legendary investor Warren Buffett will air as an hour-long special on FBN this weekend. Viewers can catch the news-making interview on Saturday, 10/20 at 8:00 PM/EST and 12:00 AM/EST, and Sunday, 10/21 at 6:00 PM/EST and 11:00 PM/EST. Wall Street analysts were buzz …

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The Online World of Urban Exploration

Perhaps it's like "The Hatch" in Lost. You see something like the door below and can't help but to think of the world that could be below. We see something and we absolutely have to know what's inside. Welcome to the world of Urban Exploration. The exploration of all things abandoned or closed from society for years. The only thing more exciting than entering a world of years gone by is the unbeli …

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Lease With An Options to Buy

Another classic from Craigslist first seen at Howard's fine blogOkay, I'm tired of beating around the bush. I'm a beautiful (spectacularly beautiful) 25 year-old girl. I'm articulate and classy. I'm not from New York . I'm looking to get married to a guy who makes at least half a million a year. I know how that sounds, but keep in mind that a million a year is middle class in New York City , so I …

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Update: The WallstreetFighter Portfolio

Yesterday: No Purchases. Busy at work and nothing really set up for me. By the time I got a chance to do a little stock gazing, the market was closed. Probably going to buy a little bit of AAPL out of the money calls before Exp. Not much. Trying to wait until after expiration so the gambling bug in me won't come out. I have decided to start a new daily section that will actually deal with the s …

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Joke of the Day: Head Organ

Running The Body In the human body, which organ is in charge?All the organs of the body were having a meeting, trying to decide who was in charge.The brain said: "I should be in charge, because I run all the body's systems, so without me nothing would happen.""I should be in charge," said the heart, "because I pump the blood and circulate oxygen all over the body, so without me you'd all waste aw …

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Looks Like Drugs Are A Good Investment Again

Since March 2007 the cocaine supply in the United States has decreased dramatically. Some say Lindsay Lohan and Britney have snorted up most of the supply but either way take a look at some of the statistics release recently by the Executive Policy & Strategic Planning Staff (ie DEA). From January through June 2007, the average price per pure gram of all domestic cocaine purchases incre …

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