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 Gaza War Cease-Fire is a return to status quo

TweetIt pains me that most Palestinians continue to opt for short term thinking. Most are desperate for the smell of victory so they can pat each other on the back and pass the Kunafa dishes around.  They’re more focused on … Continue reading

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My #FreePalestine, Imagine no religion

TweetStruggling with my cognitive dissonance:  Defending the credulous under fairy tale banners who won’t have any compunction about silencing me, or speaking out against the injustices of their occupiers.  If only they can recognize that their defense comes from the … Continue reading

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Palestinians: Something’s Gotta Give. This is not a movie!

TweetThe abysmal failure of the Palestinian leadership from both the PLO and Hamas has made Palestinian rights advocates speechless. They are not able to find a clean front to stand behind to support suffering Palestinians wherever they may be; occupied … Continue reading

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Gaza war thoughts: For the love of Palestinians, Hamas MUST GO.

TweetIt is now clear.  The relationship between Israel and Hamas is symbiotic.  Netanyahu and the Israeli Right have every intention to keep Hamas and the militant Islamic elements in Gaza sufficiently strong to fight, but sufficiently weak not to be … Continue reading

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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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