Credit card series I: Amazon Visa Card

Reading Time: < 1 minute link here. This is the new card I got this year. I got the $40 first statement credit, and am very pleased to get the extra points for my Amazon purchase (quite a bit after our new baby born). With your Rewards Credit Card, you will earn points for every dollar you spend on… Continue reading Credit card series I: Amazon Visa Card

Sales tax on online shopping coming?

Reading Time: < 1 minute I read two news this week, which makes me think this is coming. Keep in mind many local governments are upside down in terms of budget and debts, any tax revenue helps. Collecting tax revenue from online merchants in remote places like Seattle (HQ of Amazon) is a convenient choice. Expedia (Nasdaq: EXPE) tax lawsuit… Continue reading Sales tax on online shopping coming?

Amazon and Jeff Bezos

Reading Time: < 1 minute Saw this from Yahoo Tech-ticker. While I would not necessarily compare Amazon/Bezos to Apple/Jobs, I admire Amazon the company and Bezos as a business leader. That being said, the stock (Nasdaq: AMZN) is still not cheap, with a PE (ttm) about 40. As a customer, some of the features I like about Amazon over the… Continue reading Amazon and Jeff Bezos

I bought AMZN puts

Reading Time: < 1 minute This is my very first option buy. After I “buy to open” on this $65 put, I don’t know how to realize the gain, if any. So I called the broker and asked for help online, both came back with answer “sell to close”. That made me more re-assured. The option terminology can make one… Continue reading I bought AMZN puts

Amazon Endless New Promotion

Reading Time: < 1 minute I saw this when I was doing some research on Amazon (AMZN). They are giving away $5 for overnight shipping. This is very ineresting because normally the online merchants will do free shipping. But Amazon is always innovative. On serious note, I think Amazon is interesting because people usually think Google is the king of… Continue reading Amazon Endless New Promotion

Amazon is Going After Shoes and Bags

Reading Time: < 1 minute Amazon have already sold those in its main web site. The only thing new here is they are going to launch a new site for this. The site is called endless. I don’t know too much about bags but I know the footwear sales through the web is increasing. As a testimony I bought two pairs of shoes… Continue reading Amazon is Going After Shoes and Bags