Database Maintenance 7/4/15
Routine database maintenance will induce some duplicated items for the next day or two.
The market forecasters and personal finance
blogs complement the Economics Roundtable.
Jeff Matthews Is Not Making This Up
July 19, 2015, 9:13 pm, 1511825
TV personality, author and commentator William D. Cohan is grumpy about a lot of things. Thereâ€™s the Duke lacrosse scandal, for one, about which heâ€™s just publish a â€śshocking, thought-provoking new bookâ€ťâ€”according to the description ...
July 5, 2015, 1:13 am, 1502806
Former BB&T* CEO John Allison has written a book about, well, about his time at BB&T, during which it grew from $275 million in assets to $152 billion (profitably) and some lessons learned along the way.
American Banker, one of the publications Warren ...
July 5, 2015, 1:13 am, 1502807
Well the biggest stock-market levitation act since HP under Mark Hurd is going the way of all levitation acts: IBM is throwing in the towel on its $20 EPS "roadmap" (reportedly mocked as "roadkill" in some internal IBM quarters) and admitting what anybody with a calculator and the ...
July 5, 2015, 1:13 am, 1502808
July 5, 2015, 1:13 am, 1502805
IBM trades to highs on activist related speculation (161.85 +0.95)
â€”Briefing.com, November 23, 2014
IBM Chief Counsel: â€śGinni?
July 5, 2015, 1:13 am, 1502803
I received for Christmas the least looked-forward-to book I have ever received: John Cleeseâ€™s â€śSo, Anywayâ€¦â€ť. Cleese, of course, is a founder of Monty Python, the ...
July 5, 2015, 1:13 am, 1502800
Tom Prescott announced his retirement last night. You may not have heard of him, but as CEO of Align Technologies (the inventors of Invisalign â€śinvisible bracesâ€ť) Prescott helped turn ...
July 5, 2015, 1:13 am, 1502801
Ned Isakoff: â€śYou got me blacklisted from Hop Singâ€™s?â€ťDelivery Man: â€śShe named name!â€ťâ€”Seinfeld, â€śThe Raceâ€ť
July 5, 2015, 1:13 am, 1502802
The Canadian tar sands have been very good to Clean Harbors, a perennial Wall Street favorite that evolved from a disaster cleanup business (for which the companyâ€™s web pages still carry a plug at the bottom: â€śFor 24-Hour Emergency ...
July 5, 2015, 1:13 am, 1502804
2014 Editorâ€™s Note: Well, Michael BublĂ©â€™s computer is still releasing holiday songs, which is the worst we can say about this yearâ€™s holiday music survey. The