Following my May 9th post, it seems things have turned worse for some heavy weights. What’s broiling with hedge funds!? read more.. Bear Stearns bails out hedge fund A confluence of investor fears from hedge fund land Wall Street stumbles as subprime worries reemerge — Amr
Europe’s employment rate is almost 10 percent lower than that of the United States. A report published this month by Princeton University Press and written by an international group of leading labor economists suggests, after a two-year research project, that examined data from France, Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States, these economists… Read More Gap?
Two news items caught my eye recently. The first was the report from the Home Depot annual meeting contrasting this year’s investor-friendlier tone set by the company’s new CEO, Frank Blake, with last year’s, led by then-CEO Robert Nardelli. It’s hard to tell how much of the investor-friendlier tone was created by the fact… Read More How Should Pay Be Linked to Performance?
It’s a stunning box, a wizard object with a passel of amazing features (It’s a phone! An iPod! A Web browser!). But for all its marvels, the iPhone inaugurates a dangerous new era for Jobs. Has he peaked? He saunters out onstage, and the first thing you think is, man, Steve Jobs looks old. The… Read More Steve Jobs in a Box