Category Archives: Newsbites

For small bits of news, quotations, odd videos, and flimflam.

So they still want their bonuses…!

  AIG will still pay nearly US$170 million into bonuses. “(Liddy) told Geithner that some bonus payments are binding legal obligations of the company, and “there are serious legal, as well as business consequences for not paying.” In wonder how much the staff would have got if the company had declared Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. Since the govt. bailed… Read More »

Book of the Weekend: Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

This is the book I bought at the weekend. It’s an interesting read and Gladwell makes his argument clearly: “Examining the lives of outliers from Mozart to Bill Gates, he builds a convincing case for how successful people rise on a tide of advantages, “some deserved, some not, some earned, some just plain lucky”.” Check out the review… Read More »

Video: What happens when your bank collapses?

In the 1980’s many S&L banks collapsed. It seems that things are now being repeated with an increasing number this year. The CBS TV show, 60 minutes, highlights what happens when a FDIC takeover is on the cards. Enjoy the video. I never knew what it happens. It’s fascinating. Video courtesy of Bargaineering.

Daily Show Makes Fun of CNBC

  The Daily Show With Jon StewartM – Th 11p / 10c CNBC Gives Financial Advice Daily Show Full Episodes Important Things With Demetri Martin Political Humor Joke of the Day Seen on MyMoneyBlog.

My First Ezine Article: Marketing Online

I just wanted to share my first ezine article with you all. Steve, from fame, encouraged me to try my hand at article writing, a form of online marketing. So I decided to tweak something that I had written earlier and submit it as my article to promote our ESL school website, which needs a little TLC,… Read More »

Where can you find InvestorBlogger? Why don’t you?

Wanna Be My Friend? I’ve been working on extending my social networks and I’d like to invite you to join me on some of these discussion groups, web2.0 properties and more so… Facebook StumbleUpon YouTube Twitter Flickr WarriorForum Forumosa Do drop by! Let me find you! I will be extending this list as I recall which ones I… Read More »

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I was transferring a bunch of domains to NameCheap just yesterday when I found that they were offering a coupon with the words “Switch2NC”. For existing domains that you want to transfer, just use this code with NameCheap to get your domain transferred, a private Whois record, and a whole bunch of extra time added to your domain… Read More »