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Are we heading to recession part II?

November 10th, 2009 · No Comments

The recent rising U.S. stock market does NOT make sense to me. stock is trading at $130.15/share this afternoon. Its P/E ratio is 76.74. Google’s P/E ratio is 36.56. Apple’s P/E ratio is 32.28. Given Amazon’s thin margin, its current stock price is absurd. It’s the kind of number we saw during the last […]

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Layoff Satisfaction Survey result part #2: AT&T

February 9th, 2009 · 2 Comments

On January 23, we launched Layoff Satisfaction Survey. The responses have been overwhelming as we heard from folks from many companies. Last week, we released the first installment of our Layoff Satisfaction Survey result: Microsoft Employees spoke up! Layoff Satisfaction Survey Result. Today, I would like to share some of the feedback we have […]

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Are you down? depressed? Frustrated? Confused? Tired? Purposeless? – Watch this video, and you’ll be inspired

January 16th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Just watch it. Forget recession, layoffs, office politics, augments with your loved ones, repeated failures  … Get up, and create your own life.

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Tags: Beat Recession · Frustration@Work

The rapid deteriorations of Intel business — what does it mean to high tech companies and your job security

January 7th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Intel business deteriorates rapidly: 10/12/2008: Intel projected revenue for Q4 was between $10.1 billion and $10.9 billion 11/12/2008: Intel lowered their revenue projection for Q4 to $8.7 billion and $9.3 billion 01/07/2000: Intel announced  announced preliminary fourth-quarter financial information with revenue of approximately $8.2 billion, down 20 percent sequentially and down 23 percent year over […]

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Who are making a lot of money from the economic downturn and where do they get their financial news and analysis?

December 29th, 2008 · No Comments

Recently I had the opportunities to talk to several people who had profited tremendously from the current financial crisis. They recognized that there was a huge housing bubble, and the loose lending practices would get us into deep trouble. I guess you could call them "Dr. Dooms" — in the past year, they have been […]

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Tags: 401K and Money Market · Beat Recession