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January 11, 2015, 1:13 pm, 1402444
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 company’s web pages still carry a plug at the bottom: “For 24-Hour Emergency ...


December 27, 2014, 1:13 pm, 1395396

I received for Christmas the least looked-forward-to book I have ever received: John Cleese’s “So, Anyway…”.Cleese, of course, is a founder of Monty Python, the ...


December 19, 2014, 5:13 pm, 1392316
2014 Editor’s Note:Well, Michael Bublé’s computer is still releasing holiday songs, which is the worst we can say about this year’s holiday music survey. The


November 25, 2014, 1:13 pm, 1377660
IBM trades to highs on activist related speculation(161.85+0.95)—Briefing.com, November 23, 2014

IBM Chief Counsel: “Ginni? Fred here.” IBM CEO Ginni ...


November 17, 2014, 5:13 pm, 1372956

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 ...


October 20, 2014, 9:14 am, 1353958
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 ...


September 5, 2014, 5:13 pm, 1330147


August 5, 2014, 7:13 pm, 1311973


August 5, 2014, 7:13 pm, 1311971
These are the headlines on my Bloomberg for Annie's, the organic mac and cheese maker whose shares have fallen from unsustainable heights as the difficulties of running a public company while trying to meet the impatient quarterly targets of impatient quarterly-minded investors finally overcame the euphoria of ...


August 5, 2014, 7:13 pm, 1311972