Posted February 3, 2006
The days of Donna Reed are long since finished. We all know that by now. What is more surprising is television's modern predilection towards not the studio but the viewer. The history of television is the history of the fourth wall. That is the name given in the industry to the lens, the television set - those things that keep viewers' senses other than sight and sound from involvement in the show.
Posted January 31, 2006
You may remember that in my original write-up on AMD, I gave a price target of $39 a share. This was during a period when AMD was trading for around $25 a share.
Posted January 30, 2006
Natural gas prices have plummeted over the past month-and-a-half on increasing supplies and unusually warm weather. But seasoned Wealth Daily readers know that today's prices won't hold for very long.
Posted January 27, 2006
This week we saw one of the most unremarkable media mergers ever. After losing their respective parent companies a billion dollars over ten years, television networks The WB and UPN decided to merge under the name CW.
Posted January 24, 2006
They're the stepchildren of the periodic table. Relegated to the bottom of the chart on the wall in your high school chemistry class, your teacher probably never even mentioned them. "Just worry about hydrogen and helium first, hotshot..."
Posted January 23, 2006
Just after I uncorked a bottle of Cabernet Friday evening, I read a story that I've wanted to tell you about all weekend.
Posted January 20, 2006
You've been reading Wealth Daily for quite some time now. It's nothing new to you that we keep you up to date with the latest in technology, energy, and every other area where the cutting edge will determine who profits and who doesn't.
Posted January 17, 2006
The earth did not shake, but the deer and other animals raised their heads simultaneously, sensing something amiss. Later, the ground rocked with all the tectonic fury that had been stored up, and afterwards only the animals, with their natural instincts, were left.
Posted January 16, 2006
Before we get started today, let's quickly talk about one of Mike Schaefer's stock picks he recommended to Wealth Daily
Posted January 13, 2006
You already know how bullish I am on RFID. I first mentioned the technology only two weeks ago in my "Two Explosive Investment Opportunities" article. Today I want to talk with you about how a drug company is using RFID tags to thwart counterfeiting.
Posted January 13, 2006
In the Hindu faith, the god Krishna is also known as Jagganath. In religious processions, a statue of Krishna is placed on a large wagon, and devotees sometimes through themselves in front of the wagon in order to subject themselves to Krishna.
Posted January 6, 2006
It happens every day now. Brian Hicks, head honcho here at Wealth Daily, sends me an instant message on my computer.
Posted January 5, 2006
How long do you think you're going to live? What about your kids? If you're anything like most people, you probably expect to live only about as long as your parents did - perhaps five or ten years longer, to take account of medical progress. Chances are that you similarly think that your kids will live only a few years longer than you.
Posted January 3, 2006
Anyone who has visited China knows the scene: row upon row of American and other foreign films, their artwork laser-printed nicely on cardstock with a flimsy plastic sleeve inside holding a normal-looking DVD.
Posted December 27, 2005
We here at Wealth Daily like to throw ideas around the office. The brilliant, the stupid, and the downright goofy - all have a place in the forum boxing ring.