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Sat Sep 20

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w2j2 posted to the Cree Inc. board. 10:25 AM

Apple Watch uses OLED

It is now pretty much confirmed that Apple adopted an AMOLED display in the Watch. Using an OLED and not an LCD in a smartwatch makes a lot of sense:
•OLEDs are thinner and lighter compared to an LCD (a plastic-based OLED is even thinner than a [more]

Fri Sep 12

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w2j2 posted to the It Is What It Is board. 5:18 PM

Big Banks break out:

Goldman:
http://stockcharts.com/h-sc/ui?s=GS&p=D&yr=1&mn=...

Morgan Stanley:
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w2j2 posted to the It Is What It Is board. 12:38 PM

The Times, they are a changing...

Swamp pointed out a few weeks ago how the dollar has started an uptrend:

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Mon Sep 8

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w2j2 posted to the Cree Inc. board. 9:32 AM

Consolidation

Now that Cree has essentially acknowledged that LEDs are commodities, (they are using cheaper LEDs from Taiwan in their products) their growth is going to come from LED light fixtures. However, in designing fixtures, I do not think Cree has any [more]

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Tue Aug 26

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w2j2 posted to the Cree Inc. board. 9:50 PM

Cree buys 13% of Lextar

Cree and Lextar Electronics Announce LED Cooperation
8:30pm ET, 08/26/2014 - Business Wire

Proposed $83 million investment by Cree to provide additional LED supply

DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 26, 2014-- Cree, Inc. [more]

Sat Aug 23

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w2j2 replied to the It Is What It Is board. 10:12 AM

Re: Mon cherie Brigitte...

Swamp,

Here is an example of my favorite buy signal:

Look at UNP in November 2013...

The stock price breaks up out of a range, (above 80).
AND
the On Balance Volume breaks above a 67 day moving average.

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Thu Aug 21

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w2j2 replied to the It Is What It Is board. 7:52 AM

Re: Mon cherie Brigitte...

Here is a news article on the subject of the US dollar.
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/you-need-to-start-watching-...

I [more]

Wed Aug 20

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w2j2 replied to the It Is What It Is board. 11:09 PM

Re: Mon cherie Brigitte...

I have found that, more often than not, my market predictions based on the USD, interest rates, etc have been wrong. Or, my predictions might be right, but way later than I predicted.
I always watch the dollar, and gold, and interest rates, for [more]

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w2j2 replied to the It Is What It Is board. 9:15 AM

Re: Mon cherie Brigitte...

Assuming the USD continues its uptrend, how will this affect the markets?

Sun Aug 17

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w2j2 replied to the Cree Inc. board. 8:19 AM

Re: From Seeking Alpha

That is a well-written article.

Fri Aug 15

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w2j2 replied to the It Is What It Is board. 9:34 AM

Re: ulp.. ulp.. bleaahhhhhhhhhh

In general, a longer time period gives me a more reliable trend.

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w2j2 replied to the Cree Inc. board. 9:30 AM

Re: Sapphire chips for mid power applications?

IMHO, Cree is being impacted by cheap mid-power Chinese Sapphire LEDs which are "good enough" for a lot of applications. Commoditization is happening....So Cree can probably use these LEDs in their fixtures at lower cost than [more]

Wed Jul 30

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w2j2 replied to the It Is What It Is board. 8:41 AM

Re: GREAT LINES IN CINEMA

My favorite:

"Who is "we", sucker?"

....................... "Smith and Wesson and me!"

later....

"Go ahead, make my day!"

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Tue Jul 1

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w2j2 replied to the Cree Inc. board. 6:41 AM

Re: Philips announces plans to spin off LED business

I suspect Philips is getting rid of Lumileds because its profit margins are poor in a world of increasing competition and commoditization of LEDs. Notice: Philips is keeping its lighting division.
Cree faces the same pressures... that is why [more]

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