Barron’s Replaces Henry Blodget In Pumping AMZN; Have a Taste Of the Bubbly?

Tiernan Ray, who writes the Technology Trader column for Barron’s, has a hot tip for you:  the price of a share of AMZN is going to keep moving up.  Get ‘em while you can.  In 1999 it was Henry Blodget leading the cheerleading for AMZN shortly before it both burst higher and then collapsed; now [...]

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Investors Remain Optimistic in the Face of Declining Stock Market Prices

Last weekend, I said that risk assets were getting frothy, and showed that speculation was rampant in several financial sectors.  I also pointed out that essentially the entirety of the total return to investors for several years, and perhaps for several decades, might be able to be explained by the appreciation in price (decline in [...]

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Has Jim Cramer Been Marking Important Tech Stock Tops?

As AAPL was topping over $630 as rumors of the DOJ action in the e-books matter was leaking out, I seem to recall that the AAPL tech news aggregator site I follow also reported that Jim Cramer had the previous evening touted AAPL as something on the order of the greatest stock of our time, [...]

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