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Wally Bock: weekend imagination igniters. Entrepreneur: How to build a billion dollar start-up. The poetry of Jeff Kopito at View From the Ledge. Anderson Layman's Blog on spy shows in the Sixties. Chief Executive: The zipper problem of some CEOs. Video: "If I Wanted America to Fail." The Hammock Papers has thinking tools. Joe Loconte on the second career of Chuck Colson.
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The good times continue at Nadella’s Microsoft

Business & Finance : Venture Beat (5 hours ago)

Microsoft kept up its forward march last quarter following the much discussed appointment of chief executive Satya Nadella, barely beating analysts’ estimates of $23 billion in revenue with $23.38 billion, but missing expectations f... Read Post

Two Famous Faces From The Financial Crisis Executed A Deal Today That Reportedly Made One A Billion Dollars Richer (CIT)

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Money Game (3 hours ago)

John Thain was CEO of Merrill Lynch in 2008 as it crumbled and sold itself to Bank of America. Meanwhile, John Paulson was shorting mortgages and becoming a billionaire as the housing market collapsed. Both participated in the lates... Read Post

New CALPERS Strategy Is Just Begging For Trouble

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Clusterstock (5 years ago)

Earlier this morning our Joe Weisenthal wrote skeptically of the new CALPERS chief Joe Dear's plan to start getting ahead of its sixty billion (!!) dollar loss this year by…trying to beat the market with investments in private equit... Read Post


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