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February 2011



Mickey D's: Winner or Sinner?

February 18, 2011 – Comments (1) | RELATED TICKERS: MCD

I thought I'd ask the question, is McDonald's a winner or a sinner? In the sort of, socially responsible sense that is.   [more]



Tenured Tyrants and Lessons from Borders' Bankruptcy

February 17, 2011 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: BGPIQ.DL

Yesterday I tackled the idea that some CEOs' pay and seemingly awfully secure positions bring to mind tenured tyrants.  [more]



Borders Heading to Zero

February 14, 2011 – Comments (3) | RELATED TICKERS: BGPIQ.DL

Well, I think the most amazing thing about the Borders story over the last several years is how long a company can suck and yet keep lingering... and lingering... and lingering. At any rate, rumors have been flying that a bankruptcy filing is finally imminent. It's funny, at some point I thought about ending my red thumb on Borders then realized, no way, I was gonna ride it to zero. Looks like it's heading that way.  [more]