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  • Bass is big on YPF, Argentina, as he rips "immoral" competitors [View news story]
    "He also rips 'immoral' Elliott Management and other hedge funds that have invested in Argentine bonds and held out for full payment on their investments"

    What a slimeball!
    Sep 24, 2014. 02:52 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tableau on the move after Credit Suisse upgrade [View news story]
    "Trading at an enterprise value to revenue ratio of 10.2x, Tableau isn't cheap, concedes Winslow, but is only just above its historical average."

    Is this the Lake Wobegone theory of investing?
    Sep 16, 2014. 01:20 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • One of the fears of increased use of fracking for shale gas is the quantity of water used. But how much water does fracking really consume? A lot less than coal or oil, Jesse Jenkins calculates: "If shale gas is used to generate electricity at a combined cycle gas plant and displace coal-fired power, the quantity of water consumed per unit of electricity generated could fall on the order of 80%." [View news story]
    I think he means fictional sources.
    Apr 6, 2013. 02:03 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News [View article]
    GM is part of the US Government.
    Aug 1, 2012. 03:24 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Vanguard founder John Bogle on tax fairness: "Rates may have to be changed, but we also need to look at what is taxed, and how. Dividend income should be taxed at the same rate as ordinary income. As for capital gains, there ought to be some distinction between capital made by people who start businesses, and contribute value to society, and capital made by gamblers on Wall Street."  [View news story]
    > I think seed capital to start a new business does have more economic value than buy and selling an investment for a capital gain.

    Unless, of course, that new business is named Solyndra.
    Dec 23, 2011. 04:12 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment