Forgot to buy VMW puts

Reading Time: < 1 minute I thought about it early Jan. after reading from San Jose Mercury News that VMW is the No. 4 software company, in terms of market capital (about $30 b as of yesterday). But I put down the earning date (Jan 28) on my Google Calendar (not Yahoo), and it did not send out reminder email… Continue reading Forgot to buy VMW puts

Sillicon valley stocks and St. Louis stocks

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tech for Silicon valley and agriculture for St. Louis. Silicon Valley Stocks We went to Sillicon valley for the holidays and obviously, stock is one common topic in family reunion and friends gathering. Note stock options makes up a significant portion of employee’s compensations for some of the technology companies there. I happened to read… Continue reading Sillicon valley stocks and St. Louis stocks

NetSuite IPO update

Reading Time: < 1 minute It priced at $26, according to AP news. I did NOT bid on NetSuite IPO eventually. Two things: it raised price range from initial 13-16 to 16-19; and I noticed NetSuite is not profitable so far. On the other hand, when its bigger rival, the on-demand software provider SalesForce (CRM) did IPO in 2004, it… Continue reading NetSuite IPO update