Posts Tagged ‘cars’

Selling Your Used Car Post 3

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

With the exception of a few born chiselers, it isn’t that hard to make a deal with these people. If there’s a problem, it’ll come later, when their check bounces, or when they call back in three weeks and want you to pay for a $500 repair bill, claiming you knew about the problem when you sold it. (more…)

Market Jitters

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

This past winter, the notoriously frugal Sanford Weill, CEO of Travelers Group, acquired another brokerage house. So how dangerous a time could it be for the stock market? Price-earnings ratios may be too high and dividend yields too low, but baby boomers will keep socking away money in their 401(k) plans, the bulls argue. And with inflation low, productivity high and labor cheap, why wimp out and worry about being trampled by runaway bulls? Bulls have the economy going for them right now.


The Automobile and the PC 2

Monday, February 7th, 2011

It’s a pattern that is occurring worldwide. Since 1991, Mexico has seen an increase of some 30% in the number of automobiles on its roads. Until the Asian flu affected the economy, Bangkok was seeing some 300 new automobiles appear on the roads each and every day. South Korea has seen a doubling in the number of cards on its road in less than five years. In Europe, 1/3 of all major cities have an average in-town speed of 15km an hour – or less.