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Friday Tweets – July 24, 2009

Do remember to validate picks at http://socialpicks.com/zyaadakairaada/portfolio $AMZN is down 8% as we speak

Facebook at 77 million visitors, Amazon 64 m, Craigslist at 47 m, WordPress at 26m and Twitter at 20m compared to Goog at 157m in June09
– about 2 hours ago from TweetDeck

So $AMZN makes $1.75 bn per month from 64 million visitors
– 5 minutes ago from TweetDeck (11:40 am ET)

That is more than $27 from every single visitor! $AMZN
– 3 minutes ago from TweetDeck

If Twitter made 10% of that they would have sales of $54million to start with ( based on June comscore)
– 2 minutes ago from TweetDeck

China’s new loans may surge to a record 11 trillion renminbi ($1.6 trillion) this year as the government refrains from tightening lending rules to protect economic growth
– just now from Tweetdeck

Goldman /Blankfein paid a 23% return on the govt’s TARP investment, paying $1.1 billion for the warrants
– half a minute ago from TweetDeck

Also Buffet sold a third of his stake in Moody’s
– just now from Tweetdeck

China’s state construction giant raised a $7.3 billion in IPO
– 4 minutes ago from TweetDeck

(Green Shoots?) Both American Express (AXP) and Capitol One (COF) reported earnings that were quite weak (seekingalpha dot com)
– 2 minutes ago from TweetDeck

$CIT looks in line to become smaller, selling its comml business and most likely losing its aviation lending and rail finance biz profitably
– half a minute ago from TweetDeck

BTW, we continue to be short on both $AXP and $COF and bullish on the market ( same as before act. results came out @zyakaira
– half a minute ago from TweetDeck

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