Harry Newton's In Search of The Perfect Investment
Newton's In Search Of The Perfect Investment. Technology Investor.
9:00 AM EST, Thursday, December 27, 2007: I
rushed back to the city to catch up on paperwork, have a couple of meetings,
play tennis and write today's column. I arrived with severe bronchitis and stern
warnings from my family NOT to take any antibiotics. It seems antibiotics don't
work against viral illnesses, like bronchitis. We're all overusing antibiotics.
And when I really need them, according to my family, they won't work.
I can frolic in my bed, trying to "sleep" off the coughing, which
said I'm devoid of investment ideas. I am pleased with Apple, which actually
hit $200 yesterday before closing at $198.94. How can one not be optimistic
for a company whose products dominated every Christmas giving?
Expo is coming to San Francisco on January 14-18. In it Steve Jobs will announce
a bunch of new products, many eclipsing (as usual) what Microsoft and others
Jew in love
A young Jewish man excitedly tells his mother he's fallen in love and going
to get married. He says, "Just for fun, Ma, I'm going to bring over 3 women
and you try and guess which one I'm going to marry."
The mother agrees.
The next day, he brings three beautiful women into the house and sits them down
on the couch and they chat for a while. He then says, "Okay, Ma. Guess
which one I'm going to marry."
She immediately replies, "The red-head in the middle."
"That's amazing, Ma. You're right. How did you know?"
"I don't like her."
Next column will be Wednesday
January 2, when, hopefully, I'll be well.
This column is about my personal search for the perfect
investment. I don't give investment advice. For that you have to be registered
with regulatory authorities, which I am not. I am a reporter and an investor.
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