Talk of New Stock Market Bubble . . . umm, Bubbles Up

Comparing Yahoo’s Stock Price Then and Now “Sure, [today’s] stock market isn’t cheap by any rational standard. But if you want to see what an actual bubble is ” and the damage it leaves behind when it pops ” take a look at the latest iteration of the long-running deal under which Verizon is buying...
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If A > B, & B > C, is A > C?

Cellphone Coverage & The Law of Transitivity I’ve been trying to find out which carrier — Sprint, Verizon, or AT&T — has the best coverage in my neighborhood, and the results of my informal survey so far are, to say the least, perplexing. So, first I heard that Sprint was much better than Verizon. Next,...
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Sprint vs. Verizon

Great Customer Service — Not So, after a month of research (“Smart Phone Overload“), I finally picked a carrier (Sprint) and a model (Samsung Moment, pictured above). While there were many factors, including the proximity of the Sprint store to my office; varying corporate discounts; competing monthly plans and features, etc., the clincher was my...
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Smart Phone Overload

Shopping for a Smart Phone? Better Have a Spreadsheet You can have any color you want, as long as it’s black. –Henry Ford, describing the colors that the Model-T came in. We’ve certainly come a long way since Ford’s day — maybe too far. As part of my due diligence picking a successor to my...
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