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Foxconn to Teach American Engineers About Manufacturing

Interesting story from AP on Foxconn, the Taiwan based companies who manufactures many of the Apple products.  Two points jump out at us:  1) automated equipment;  and 2) lack of skilled workers in the United States. TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — … Continue reading

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China manufacturing model under threat – Reuters

Put this on the your inflation and profit margin watch.  And start monitoring prices at Costco and WalMart, which we see already ticking higher.  Also see our past posts. Companies like Foxconn, which assembles most of the world’s iPads and … Continue reading

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Apple Stalling?

Two things surprised us about Apple’s trading action on Friday. First,  given the mania around the iPhone5,  we were surprised the stock was not stronger.   Second,  how easy it was for sellers to knock the stock down from the morning’s … Continue reading

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