I don't doubt that some (adult Web site operators) would like to get some money, but Wall Street has a natural sort of reluctance to get involved in adult entertainment.
"Adam Schoenfeld" is an United States/American professional poker player and former columnist for Card Player (magazine)/Card Player magazine. Schoenfeld decided to quit his job as the vice president of an Internet analysis firm, WebMediaBrands/Jupiter Communications, in order to play poker full-time.
In the 2004 World Series of Poker (WSOP), Schoenfeld played in ten events but did not make any money. That same year, he made the top 15 in World Poker Tour events three times, making one final table.
Though featured on ESPN's coverage of the 2006 World Series of Poker/2006 Main Event, he did not cash. For the 2007 World Series of Poker/2007 WSOP, Schoenfeld again played in select tournaments, but once again failed to cash. He co-hosted a series of shows entitled The Scoop for Card Players online television network during the 2007 events. As of 2010, his total live tournament winnings exceed $430,000.
Schoenfeld is the ex-boyfriend of Evelyn Ng. She mentions him as one of the poker players she respects most.More Adam Schoenfeld on Wikipedia.
There's definite investor hunger for choices in the technology sector. There's a lot of laser-like focus and this will help narrow that interest and make some choices.
The biggest impact on adult entertainment will be in marketing.
Offering a whole range of services to your customers - Internet, local phone services, long distance services on one bill - that's the holy grail, that's the ultimate goal.
Women control household budgets and more women will shop online this year, which makes that demographic attractive to advertisers, ... But I don't think it justifies an $80 stock price.
You don't (always) have your broker on the phone with you, (which means) the price of trading can only come down. It's already coming down.
I think they are beating Barnes and Noble to the punch in many cases, but they shouldn't be worth six or seven times Barnes and Noble. That's where rationality has divorced itself from the stock market.
Access itself is a commodity, so any competitors that set a lower price, everyone else has to match, or they're essentially out of the consumer Internet business.
AOL has been pursuing a multiple portal strategy. Netscape has been reluctant to realize that they're really a media company...here's competition at its finest, with AOL slashing up Netscape for its real key assets.