Author Archives: Al Sabawi

About Al Sabawi

Consultant Software Designer/Developer. Investor in Technology. Working on Quantopix Equity Analysis system. MySQL, Oracle, IBM DB2, PHP, C/C++ Java script.

The Internet of Things: 20 years of Hype that may become real.

TweetWhat is the Internet of Things? Simply put, it is when everyday ‘dumb’ things like your shoes and swimsuit start sending (and possibly receiving) data to or from other devices, wirelessly I am sure, giving information relevant to their status … Continue reading

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The Right Time For Technology Service Start-Ups To Flourish

Tweet Companies are not hiring. Some of the big ones are silently laying-off or not replacing workers lost through attrition. Cash accumulation on balance sheets has reached a level never seen before. Publicly traded companies are buying back their shares … Continue reading

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Why you should not buy Home Depot Now

TweetHome Depot (HD) has hit its 52 week high again for the second time this year.  It is a great company and a stock to match. This is a blue-chip stock with great fundamentals and competent management. However, with that … Continue reading

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Best Retailers to watch: Coach (COH) has the best dress

Tweet I don’t usually like to invest in retailers but Ross Stores (ROST) and AEROPOSTAL (ARO) made me money in the past. The season is back for these companies but one has to be extraordinarily careful this time.  ROST and … Continue reading

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Can CSX Come back?

Tweet CSX Corp was and still is one of my favorite companies for this year.  They were hit hard by some labor disputes and took a hit when fears of a double dip recession was looming.  The labor issue was … Continue reading

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Cometh the Hour of Armageddon

Tweet Housing prices are hitting record lows but has anyone checked the prices of caves lately? I bet they are tracking the price of Gold which hit all time high of $1,600 an Ounce. Really!! Yes people are hording Gold … Continue reading

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Energy Companies: Money coming out of the Wazoo

TweetMoney coming out of the Wazoo – Al Sabawi For the past few days my Quantopix Analyzer has been popping out  recommendations for Oil and Gas companies more than any other sector which tells me a rotation is afoot.   … Continue reading

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Are there bargains in the slaughter house??

TweetI’ve been watching mobile technology and tablets “derivative” stocks.  Please avoid the top names mobile and tablet makers for now (especially Apple), they already had their run and they need a couple of super positive surprises just to maintain their … Continue reading

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Get a Glass of this ..

TweetSo Dow Corning (GLW) came out today with Q1 financial results.  Despite the impact caused by the tragedy in Japan and the negative press their supply chain received, Corning reported that sales grew 17 percent, to $1.58 billion in the … Continue reading

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ZAGG is Back

TweetI blogged about ZAGG back in February this year as a relatively unknown company with phenomenal growth potential and trail blazing penetration in the mobile phones and tablets market. Well, since then ZAGG posted their amazing earnings and expanding costumer base. On … Continue reading

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