Monthly Archives: December 2010

Have a Happy New Year!


Moving from private notes to a PPM for debt fund for rest of the Year! Have a Happy New Year!

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Do Not Do It! Buffett’s 2nd idea is a good call!


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KEY WORDS: Facebook, Groupon, valuations, crazy

TOP NEWS: Buyer beware facebook 56 billion valuation (SFGate):

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2010/12/28/businessinsider-buyer-beware-facebooks-56-billion-valuation-smells-like-a-scam-to-this-guy-2010-12.DTL

CARTOON:

101229 Buffett Option

OTHER NEWS FOR DEC. 29th 2010:

Equity Valuations, does it matter? (benzinga): http://www.benzinga.com/10/12/732188/equity-valuations-are-stretched-but-does-it-matter

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Your Investments Sinking?


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TOP INVESTOR NEWS: The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller composite index drops

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CARTOON:

Investor Network on Sunk Cost

TOP STORY LINKS:

October home prices down for 4th straight month (Reuters): http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6BR1O720101228

Housing markets have taken a turn for the worse, with the widely followed S&P/Case-Shiller index declining more than analysts had forecast in October, lending credence to the housing bears who have predicted a double dip. (Forbes.com): http://blogs.forbes.com/afontevecchia/2010/12/28/double-dip-in-housing-almost-here-according-to-case-shiller-index/?boxes=financechannelforbes

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JD is faster than Google!


In 2009 and after five years google moved gmail from beta to official launch! We hope to move from beta to official launch 1q2011! JD could be faster than Google!

Have a Happy New Year!

Happy Investing,

The Editor, JD Morris

google-beta

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Happy Holidays and New Year!


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We look forward to our launch in 1q2011 and will have limited postings until the New Year!

We look forward to providing information about our LBO activities soon! Until then, learn more:

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Exit strategy by Paris Hilton?


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China plans to tighten up rules governing sponsors of initial public offerings after a surge of new issues this year sparked concerns about the quality of disclosure in IPO prospectuses, sources told Reuters on Thursday. Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6BM16120101223

CARTOON BY JD MORRIS CALLED: “Sun Tzu on short change Paris”

Sun Tzu on Paris

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Who will be the big bad wolf of 2011?


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Last week, we spoke to Gary Reback, the lawyer that led the antitrust crusade against Microsoft in the late 1990s. Drawing parallels to the Microsoft case, Mr. Reback accused Google of abusing its dominance in search to suppress the content of competitors and elevate its own. Read more via New York Times: http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2010/12/21/round-two-is-google-a-monopoly/

JD MORRIS CARTOON CALLED “I WILL NOT TAKE OVER THE WORLD!”

Big Bad Wolf

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Should have Groupon taken Google deal? YES!


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(Reuters) – Google is in talks with smaller players in the online discount coupon market after Groupon turned down the web giant’s $6 billion buyout offer, the New York Post said, citing a source close to the situation. Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6BJ0XA20101221

JD Morris Cartoon called: “Only fish in the sea?”

JDM Only Deal in the sea

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2010 CEO of the Year? Send us your pick!


Vote below for CEO if the year or send us your picks to add to the list: CEOofYear@RedHooKCapital.com

Who will be CEO of the Year for 2010? In 2009 Steve Jobs has more than 30% of the votes (70 out of 302 votes)!

Cartoon by JD Morris called “Why does nobody votes for Santa as CEO of the year?”

Santa should be CEO of the year?

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2011 a year to be acquired by big fish?


Contact us about M&A strategies for 2011 at: Strategies@RedHookCapital.com

Analysis: Software M&A heats up as firms battle budget squeeze! Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6BG2AU20101217

M&A tops $2.2 trillion in first yearly rise since 2007! Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6BG00D20101217?loomia_ow=t0:s0:a49:g43:r1:c0.070175:b40343878:z0

CARTOON BY JD MORRIS CALLED “NOT EVERYONE WILL BE ACQUIRED”

Loking for big fish

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