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Fri Apr 4

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sliderw commented on an article. 1:04 AM

Why I Sold All of My Shares of Netflix

By the author's argument, when a Verizon phone user (the caller) calls an AT&T phone user (the callee), the callee should make direct payments to both Verizon and AT&T.

Sun Mar 30

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sliderw commented on an article. 9:53 PM

A U.S.-Saudi Move to Lower Oil Prices?

Go green, dude!

Thu Mar 27

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sliderw commented on an article. 1:51 AM

Why Mark Cuban’s Anti-NFL Argument Is Flawed

Thanks.

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sliderw commented on an article. 1:44 AM

One-Sentence Financial Rules

I stopped reading after "5. Read more books and fewer articles."

Thu Mar 20

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sliderw commented on an article. 1:43 AM

Releasing Strategic Oil Reserves to Hurt Russia Is a Bad Idea

The SPR's capacity is 727 million barrels. Its actual inventory is less than 700 million barrels.

Wed Mar 19

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sliderw commented on an article. 12:12 AM

Will a $20 Prime Hike Drive Amazon Customers to Netflix and Best Buy?

If Amazon were to offer Prime Lite -- same as Prime but with 4-day shipping instead of 2-day -- for $49, I would join it. Prime for $99? No way.

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sliderw commented on an article. 12:03 AM

Why We're Awful at Assessing Risk

That people pay attention to the Malaysian flight mystery has nothing to do with risk. It is a bad opener for this article. People pay attention to it because it is unusual, not because they misjudge the risk of a flight crash.

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sliderw commented on an article. 12:02 AM

Why We're Awful at Assessing Risk

That people pay attention to the Malaysian flight mystery has nothing to do with risk. It is a bad opener for this article. People pay attention to it because it is unusual, not because they misjudge the risk of a flight crash.

Fri Mar 14

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sliderw commented on an article. 1:51 AM

The Testing Is Over; Facebook Inc. Debuts Premium Video Ads

Haven't they heard of data caps?!

Thu Mar 13

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sliderw commented on an article. 12:44 AM

Next Stop for Netflix Stock: $500?

As Netflix expands further in Europe this year (specific countries not yet announced), it is likely to encounter stiffer, entrenched local competition. If Netflix's existing-market growth decelerates at the same time, it could be a

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Tue Mar 11

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sliderw commented on an article. 1:59 AM

Do-It-Yourself Electricity Will Increase Demand for Natural Gas

I hope not. If every household runs a gas-burning generator, there will be too much unhealthy emission in the neighborhood!

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sliderw commented on an article. 1:51 AM

Arcos Dorados Holding, Inc. Earnings: What to Expect Tuesday

Government interference is another risk in Latin America.

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sliderw commented on an article. 1:46 AM

Why a Netflix Price Increase Is Inevitable

"the service is essentially selling $20 bills for $19 and attempting to make up the difference on volume."

No. The company is currently profitable. If you intend to describe its future, don't use

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Wed Mar 5

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sliderw commented on an article. 1:13 PM

Will Netflix’s Dream Run Continue?

@Fo45

HBO is owned by Time Warner. Comcast is buying Time Warner Cable, not Time Warner. They are two unaffiliated companies with similar names.

Thu Feb 27

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sliderw commented on an article. 12:19 AM

What Does the Comcast-Netflix Deal Mean for the Internet?

> One other potential problem that could arise is that it could make it more difficult for other companies to compete against Netflix online.

Small companies suffer.

Sat Feb 8

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sliderw commented on an article. 5:22 PM

Are You Ready to Stream Live Sports on Netflix?

I don't want to stream live sports with frequent buffering over flaky internet connections.

Wed Feb 5

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sliderw commented on an article. 1:03 AM

Will '24: Live Another Day' Resurrect the Canceled Series?

Fox cancelled 24 for its right-wing propaganda? Are you sure?!?

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sliderw commented on an article. 12:56 AM

Amazon's Price Hike Helps Google and Comcast

The new price is not yet announced. Amazon said it might be between $99 and $119.

Wed Jan 29

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sliderw commented on an article. 1:32 AM

A Big New Deal in the World of Potash

What is the price of the new agreement? Without that information, one must withhold all judgement.

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sliderw commented on an article. 1:23 AM

Chipotle Adds Yuks to the Menu

Exploding cows = instant cow BBQ!

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