Saturday, January 8, 2011

Things You Probably Don't Need To Know

What Does It Mean?
What Does Initial Public Offering - IPO Mean?
The first sale of stock by a private company to the public. IPOs are often issued by smaller, younger companies seeking the capital to expand, but can also be done by large privately owned companies looking to become publicly traded.

My thoughts every time I hear of an Initial Public Offering is this--here is another company raising money with your money so that they can sell what ever product they have to you for more of your money.  Makes sense to me.

Here is a review in part of a recent new movie ...."a Nicolas Cage movie set during the late Crusades has the guts to lance one of the bigger boils on the face of organized religion...killing in the name of God."  I think that was well put.

Did you know that DTD, [not DDT] is the acronym for Developmental Topographical Disorientation?  It is a relatively obscure disorder with only one curious symptom---the otherwise normally functioning person cannot find their way to or from their home.  Cited was the experience of one such lady whose father had to walk her to work and back home every day for five years before the condition reverted back to normal.  What a dedicated parent!

The alarm function on my Blackberry is set to the music by Cher "If I Could Turn Back Time."   

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