After all the beef this week about Dubai, it would be amusing if the Saudi news took the spotlight off of why the port issue is controversial and highlighted the way Dubai has helped us militarily, as is being touched on right now on CNBC. The conspiracy guys must be loving this.
The stock market reaction is far from knee-jerk but gold is up about 1% and oil is up almost 3%.
Could Blackberry get shut off? It seems crazy to me that a judge would do this because of the harm done to consumers. A few months ago there was talk about, in the face of a shutdown, an exemption for federal employees that use Blackberry. I had a lucky trade on the stock a few months ago but have no position now.
Lastly, I got a great tip from a reader in my post about Microsoft's