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Rumors that Amazon was looking into offering a live TV package as well, have now been confirmed.

Amazon creating live TV package - Business Insider
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https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=201975120

https://www.usatoday.com/videos/tech/2017/05/23/amazon-prime-now-let-you-watch-tv-live/102046756/

confirmed.

No details on the pricing or offereings yet.

With Amazon getting into this arena, pushing the boundaries on retail, cloud services, etc. I really do wonder how large they can grow. As long as they keep their laser focus on customer service, speed and cost, I think they can do a lot.

I'm very glad I was able to buy a few shares a while back while it was trading in the $700's... or course, I wish I did this a year or two before when they were in the $400-500 range. Wow.

Today they hit $998/share ad are now hovering around $996.
 

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Not politically speaking, but just simply as it relates to the stock market- there was a Tweet this morning by the current occupant of the Oval Office in re to delaying the November Presidential election, which *just so happened* to be tweeted right around the time that the news broke that the country’s GDP dropped by a full THIRD, The worst drop in our 250 yr history as a country... Not political, just the actual, factual chronology of how things played out this morning.. In regards to yall’s investments, do what you wish with that information, just dont be distracted.
 

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Not politically speaking, but just simply as it relates to the stock market- there was a Tweet this morning by the current occupant of the Oval Office in re to delaying the November Presidential election, which *just so happened* to be tweeted right around the time that the news broke that the country’s GDP dropped by a full THIRD, The worst drop in our 250 yr history as a country... Not political, just the actual, factual chronology of how things played out this morning.. In regards to yall’s investments, do what you wish with that information, just dont be distracted.
Reminds me of an email exchange I had in February with a wealth manager. "We are projecting a V-shape recovery that will begin in earnest in Q2."

I laughed and basically said they were clearly underestimating what is happening.
 

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Not politically speaking, but just simply as it relates to the stock market- there was a Tweet this morning by the current occupant of the Oval Office in re to delaying the November Presidential election, which *just so happened* to be tweeted right around the time that the news broke that the country’s GDP dropped by a full THIRD, The worst drop in our 250 yr history as a country... Not political, just the actual, factual chronology of how things played out this morning.. In regards to yall’s investments, do what you wish with that information, just dont be distracted.
Reminds me of the scene in 1941 when Belushi wanted to steal a plane in the middle of a war zone and says " Look....a baby fox". lol
 

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Reminds me of an email exchange I had in February with a wealth manager. "We are projecting a V-shape recovery that will begin in earnest in Q2."

I laughed and basically said they were clearly underestimating what is happening.
I think we are looking at a V shaped recovery in Q2. It's just going to be a 2021 Q2 recovery.

I've never seen the denial look quite like this.

As for Mr. Blue Sky, I don't think that tweet really mattered all that much. European markets were down 2.5%, jobs data was a miss, GDP data was about the expected level but seeing it on paper is pretty daunting. The markets were going down today either way and most people see Trump as a lame duck. If Congress starts to echo the rhetoric then the markets will take it seriously.

I sold all my gold positions this morning. Just holding puts in KODK right now. Still love the long term outlook for gold but the next couple days look to be really volatile and downward looking.
 

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I think we are looking at a V shaped recovery in Q2. It's just going to be a 2021 Q2 recovery.

I've never seen the denial look quite like this.

As for Mr. Blue Sky, I don't think that tweet really mattered all that much. European markets were down 2.5%, jobs data was a miss, GDP data was about the expected level but seeing it on paper is pretty daunting. The markets were going down today either way and most people see Trump as a lame duck. If Congress starts to echo the rhetoric then the markets will take it seriously.

I sold all my gold positions this morning. Just holding puts in KODK right now. Still love the long term outlook for gold but the next couple days look to be really volatile and downward looking.
I think it was done to not allow the press to hammer him today regarding the Q2 and unemployment numbers ( up another 1mm jobless claims ) and instead they will focus on that tweet.
 

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I think it was done to not allow the press to hammer him today regarding the Q2 and unemployment numbers ( up another 1mm jobless claims ) and instead they will focus on that tweet.
Even worse for the USA, Europe's economy is looking like it did significantly better in Q2 and is going to run circles around the USA in Q3. So they saved the economy without the human sacrifice. I'm sure the media will eat him alive for both, it's their job.

As for Trump, I really think he could tweet Nazi rhetoric at this point and the markets will ignore it. Last year when it looked like Trump was going to cruise to reelection the tweets mattered, particularly with China. Since that point he's tweeted so much racist and flat out insane stuff with almost no chance at reelection he's not very important. Powell's farts are far more important right now. Everything is about stimulus and QE.
 
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Reminds me of an email exchange I had in February with a wealth manager. "We are projecting a V-shape recovery that will begin in earnest in Q2."

I laughed and basically said they were clearly underestimating what is happening.
Are you saying this isn't a V? haha.

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Every executive buys listed. - check it out.

then look at Ownership- Buying tab. Bridgeway Capital and State Street Small cap funds ...SEC on line 1.
 
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If malls continue to falter, I wonder if AMZN would buy them up and turn them into warehouses? not always located in smart logistical areas though...
 

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If malls continue to falter, I wonder if AMZN would buy them up and turn them into warehouses? not always located in smart logistical areas though...
There were rumors about them buying Macy's for this and some other purposes but it looks like it was just rumors.


Big tech is just rolling.
 

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