Reading Time: < 1 minute (Update 02-10-2011) The previous link expired. Try this new link if interested. One difference is they requires one spend $4000 in first 6 months to get the full 75,000 miles. Good luck! (Update 09-17-2010) I got the 75,000 AA miles. (Update 8-19-2010) Received the Citi Platinum Select /AAdvantage Visa Signature card today, called and verified… Continue reading Earn up to 75,000 AA miles for new Citi AAdvantage card holder
Reading Time: < 1 minute (Update 07-28-2010) I found Citi® Platinum Select® AAdvantage® World MasterCard® to be interesting. AA actually offers 3 cards: Master Card, American Express or Visa. They has a 30,000 miles promotion as of now. Another card, which is more useful in our daily lives, is the Upromise® World MasterCard® credit card with Dining & Grocery Rewards,… Continue reading Cash Back Credit Card II: rebate category madness
Reading Time: 2 minutes We know CEOs of some of the nation’s largest banks are buying their companies’ stocks, to show their confidence on their respective company. It’s also interesting to see some of the leading banks are putting up a lot Ads on Wall Street Journal. I took some pictures here from WSJ in these days and share… Continue reading Recent Bank Ads on WSJ
Reading Time: < 1 minute I remember years ago (in dot com era) there is a book named Dow 36,000. Obviously that predication was a laughing stock becaue Dow crashed in year 2000. No I am not trying to make a fool of myself, my title Dow 5,000 is merely to reflect today the Dow and S&P dropped to 12… Continue reading Dow 5,000?
Reading Time: < 1 minute It seems the financial crisis has been more like a banking crisis these days, with the RBS virtually nationalized by the British goverment, and Citi and Bank of America increasingly can not stand on its own. The No. 1 and No. 2 US banks according to market cap, J.P.Morgan (NYSE: JPM) and Wells Fargo (NYSE:… Continue reading Banking crisis?
Reading Time: < 1 minute When I was booking the Hyatt hotel at Expedia a while ago, it offered me the Expedia Citi Premier Card. I went ahead and did it, to get the $50 off for the first purchase (the hotel booking). They do offer another card, which gives back up to $100, with an annual fee of $75.… Continue reading Expedia Citi Premier Card
Reading Time: < 1 minute CNBC Maria Bartiromo interviewing Saudi prince Awaleed, the largest shareholder of Citi Group (NYSE: C), after the US gov (aka we the tax payers) bailed out the Citi and the prince. Here are the terms (PDF). Maybe president Bush gave him assurance that his holding won’t get much diluted before the rescue? The video lasts… Continue reading Saving Citi Bank
Reading Time: < 1 minute It appears Politicians are not the only flip floppers. The reason we should not follow analyst blindly. Citigroup Global Markets analyst Jim Suva, talked about RIMM on early Feb (source: seekingalpha): “Overall, we believe the points brought up during today’s call are highly supportive of our bull case on RIM. Concerns regarding financial services exposure… Continue reading Flip flopper