A Fool Looks Back

Kindle Fire isn't a tablet. It's an attack strategy.

Amazon.com's (NAS: AMZN) new tablet is certainly firing away at the competition. The $199 price is going to make the Kindle Fire the "hot" gadget of the upcoming holiday season, assuming that Amazon can begin cranking it out en masse in time for the Nov. 15 ship date.

Amazon should have no problem selling millions of these, and its ability to play seamlessly in Amazon's digital storefront will drive sales higher at the leading online retailer.

Briefly in the news
And now let's take a quick look at some of the other stories that shaped our week.

Until next week, I remain,

Rick Munarriz

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