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Illegal Marijuana Market Goes to Pot

Written by Gary North on May 27, 2014

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Pot growers in Mexico are going bankrupt. Prices have fallen 75%. Why? It has been legalized in two states: Colorado and Washington. The price of pot has fallen 75%. This is basic economics. Competition drives down prices. But how? How does all that legal pot in two states get to other states? By car. Someone […]

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Just How Much Is A Bestselling iPhone Game Worth?

Posted on March 13, 2014

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Actually, it would be King Digital Entertainment Plc, the company that makes the hit mobile game that would benefit the most from its plans to go public later this month: On Wednesday, King Digital revealed that it has set a price range of $21 to $24 a share for the 22.2 million shares involved in […]

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You Won’t Believe What The IPO For Candy Crush Is

Posted on February 18, 2014

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King, the maker of the popular mobile game Candy Crush, just filed to raise $500 million in an IPO. Here’s the F-1 filing. Their growth numbers are insane. Here are the key numbers. Note the revenue chart. In Q4 2012, total revenue was $71 million. A year later, that jumped to $632 million. And the […]

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Is Amazon Raising Prime Price?

Posted on February 15, 2014

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Amazon’s recent statement that it’s contemplating raising the price of its free-two-day-shipping membership program by $20 to $40 from its current $79 annual rate has ignited a firestorm of sorts and led to a UBS stock downgrade on Wednesday that cited concern that a significant percentage of existing Prime members won’t renew at a higher […]

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Samsung Hammers Apple, as I Predicted in 2011.

Written by Gary North on May 23, 2013

Samsung is the dominant producer in the smartphone market today. Apple is falling behind. In second place in China is Lenovo, not Apple. Which market is the market of the future? The USA or Asia? I knew this would happen. I said so in 2011. Samsung uses the Android operating system. Android is the future, […]

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A Bite Out of Apple: Company Dropped from Preferred List

Written by Gary North on April 3, 2013

Goldman Sachs has dropped Apple off its list of must-own companies. Goldman-Saschs is not alone. Why? Because the company has ceased to offer hot new products. When Steve Jobs died, I said this would happen on October 11, 2011. You can read my article here. Here is what I wrote: What goes up eventually falls […]

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Video: The Secret of Success — Really

Written by Gary North on March 6, 2013

Byron Reese had a goal: to speak at a TED conference. He achieved it. He is an entrepreneur. He has started several companies. One of them, “Expert Village,” he sold to eHow. He had two ideas (pre-YouTube). “First, bandwidth will get cheaper. Second, Americans don’t like to read.” The result: Expert Village. It is a […]

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