No question that Zell Miller is one of Georgia’s legendary political figures, right next to 20th-century titans like Herman Talmadge, Tom Murphy, Sam Nunn, Richard Russell and Carl Vinson. I remember some colorful stories and tall tales from a former Miller campaign supporter, Francis Holland, who briefly ran John Russell’s U.S. Senate bid way back […]
Carl Bernstein Bob Woodward In this morning’s POLITICO Playbook, Mike Allen included email and phone correspondence with Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein on the hours and minutes leading up to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. “We were aware that we had a real role in what had happened,” Bernstein told Playbook by phone. Show More Summary
When Carl Bernstein and his Washington Post colleague Bob Woodward were investigating the Watergate scandal that drove President Richard Nixon to announce his resignation 40 years ago today, the stakes were high. For the country, a presidency...Show More Summary
On the occasion of this week’s 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon’s resignation from the presidency, The Washington Post sponsored a reunion featuring Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the Watergate reporters who “brought down” the 37th president. In fact, Nixon committed political suicide. Show More Summary
A linkfest of the best reading in fund investing: Here’s what we know about activists Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman versus corporate America. — Jason D. Schloetzer and Richard Lee, Social Science Research Network So-called “robo-advisors” are no threat to wealth managers. — Murray Coleman and Joan Warner, Financial Advisor IQ The fast growth of [...]
Quote of the day Carl Richards, “Knowledge alone isn’t enough. Even though we know it’s a bad idea to buy high and sell low, spend […] The post Tuesday links: knowledge alone appeared first on Abnormal Returns.
By Cullen Roche: I don't often disagree with the very smart Carl Richards, but I did take issue with a piece that was sent to me titled "investment plans and forecasts don't mix". Carl says it's silly to construct a forecast of any type or listen to anyone who makes forecasts. Show More Summary
Days before the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s resignation, The Washington Post will bring together Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward; author of “Washington Journal” Elizabeth Drew; author of “Chasing Shadows” Ken Hughes;...Show More Summary
The announcement by Richard W. Dreiling, the chairman and chief executive of the discount retailer, comes as a smaller competitor, Family Dollar, is under pressure from the activist investor Carl C. Icahn.
Richard Strauss (Performed by Glenn Gould) Song: Sonata for Piano In B Minor, Op. 5: II. Adagio Album: Cantabile Genre: Album: The Essential Glenn Gould Buy: iTunes.com Carl Barât (The Libertines) Song: The Man Who Would Be King Album:...Show More Summary
In Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein's celebrated book on the Watergate scandal, All the President's Men, the figure of Hugh Sloan, Jr. stands out. Sloan was a staffer for President Richard Nixon and an official on his re-election campaign. Show More Summary
They gave Star of the Game to Brad Richards on Thursday night, but really it was the right upper lip of Carl Hagelin that deserved a standing ovation from the Garden crowd after the 4-1 playoff victory.
Quote of the day Carl Richards, “We can’t unbundle risk and return, but I keep seeing people giving it their best shot.” (Bucks Blog) Chart […] The post Tuesday links: unbundling risk and return appeared first on Abnormal Returns.
Upstarts, newsmakers and influencers who caught our attention on Thursday, April 10. In today’s news media, freelancers stand alone.Adria Richards: Technology has a culture problem, not a man problem.Why Carl Sagan will never be replaced.Is...Show More Summary
Quote of the day Carl Richards, “High-frequency trading isn’t about real life. It’s about Wall Street. It makes for an incredibly entertaining story, but it’s […] The post Tuesday links: an entertaining distraction appeared first on Abnormal Returns.
By Richard K. Barry In yesterday's New York Times, writers Jeremy W. Peters and Carl Hulse note that Democrats have begun to attack the Koch brothers with a tactic they successfully used against Mitt Romney in the 2102 campaign. This...Show More Summary
Quote of the day Carl Richards, “Your personal finance is not your neighbor’s, your brother-in-law’s, or that person’s on TV. It’s your money, and what […] The post Thursday links: your money, your decision appeared first on Abnormal Returns.
Quote of the day Carl Richards, “The hard part of investing isn’t picking the best investment. Instead, it’s sticking with the one we’ve picked.” (Bucks […] The post Tuesday links: sticking with it appeared first on Abnormal Return...
Protective Life Corporation (PL) Q4 2013 Earnings Conference Call February 12, 2014 10:00 AM ET Executives Eva Robertson – VP, IR John Johns – Chairman, President and CEO Richard Bielen – Vice Chairman and CFO Carl Thigpen – EVP andShow More Summary
Too many choicesAre your investment options overwhelming you? asked Carl Richards at The New York Times. The sheer number of available choices for parking your cash can make your head spin. There are almost 25,000 investment options among mutual funds and exchange-traded funds alone. Show More Summary