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  • Gold's Double Whammy Is In Play [View article]

    I will be the first to admit that I do not have your background and
    knowledge about securities, at least not about gold.
    But I do wonder if your article on gold -- this latest one on Seeking Alpha -- is too obtuse for people more knowledgeable about gold than myself.
    It seems that you are too concerned about style and or
    clever allusions than just sticking to the subject and saying right
    out what you want to say.
    Sorry, but I do think there's room for improvement.
    D. Schultz
    Apr 30, 2013. 09:20 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Aswath Damodaran isn't crazy about David Einhorn's Apple (AAPL) preferred stock proposal. "Issuing preferred stock will not add value to the company," the finance prof. argues. Moreover, while such a move could lift shares by removing investor fears of never seeing much of the cash Apple generates, regular dividends and/or buybacks could do the same. Nonetheless, Damodaran is glad Einhorn is "rocking the boat," as it "opens the door to a healthy discussion about how Apple should deal with its large and growing cash balance." (previous[View news story]
    All that cash. Put it into startups or strongly competitive ventures. But use it. And if share price comes down -- as it should -- It will animate the investor base.
    Feb 10, 2013. 12:01 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Citigroup (C) announces the completion of a sale of EMI Music Publishing for $2.2B to a group comprised of Sony and Blackstone, among others. Earlier, Sony received approval for the purchase from the FTC. The deal will create the world's largest catalog of music publishing rights. (PR)  [View news story]
    Jul 1, 2012. 11:32 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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