an honest, straightforward man.
This was really dumb. They are paying that kind of money for a company with no real profits and one product. I'm stunned.
Are they going to have Victoria's Secret selling underwear?
One has to understand the reality of why the fund was set up. It was not an act of compassion. It was an act of legal necessity because they curtailed our right to sue the airlines.
By process of deduction, that's what it has to be.
We are very, very concerned about revisionist history. While we that lived through it are there, we want this thing nailed down in the next five years.
I don't think the investors did the math on that move.
The 'halo effect' is clearly alive and well.
There is a certain insanity out there where everything is so focused on quarterly results that people miss the big picture, which is this company continues to do extremely well.
Do you find a debate about Nazism at Auschwitz? Do you find a debate about the North and the South at Gettysburg?
Theoretically, Lexmark could maintain prices and cede share, ... But they're unlikely to do that. If they cede share their installed base won't grow, so the all-important cartridge revenue won't grow. If HP does price aggressively, Lexmark will be forced to meet their pricing.
If ISS comes out against [the merger], not all but many will follow, ... Then 35 to 38 percent are against the deal just off the bat.
[McNealy has] wasted so much energy on bashing Microsoft, ... It's been a distraction.
Introducing cheaper versions of servers running Linux or Windows is OK as long as Sun increases [overall] revenue generation, ... But if all it does is motivate customers to substitute [the low-end products] for [higher-margin] Solaris, they're screwed.
They've implemented a short-term strategy that sacrifices long-term results. They want to create enough brand equity to withstand a competitive threat.
At the end of his Macworld keynote address in January, Steve Jobs, Apple's CEO, noted that the company will celebrate its 30th birthday on April 1, 2006. While it's possible that Jobs' was simply pointing out the longevity of Apple, we interpret it as a signal that Apple will hold a major birthday party in the form of new product event around that date, most likely in early April.
This will happen, and when it does, Apple will double its market share.
If Windows (software) can run right away on Macs, that removes the major barrier to switching. I've been asking consumers what they think of this, and I'm getting numbers that are almost too good to be true. That's how enthusiastic people are about this.