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May, 2009 archives

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Why do so many “successful” corporations fail? The dirty little secret behind the headlines…

There is something in common behind the most spectacular corporate failures of the past few years - and we only ever hear about the biggest ones as the smaller ones don’t make headlines. There are many more, and there is a reason for them. It has nothing to do with the economy, cars or mortgages, the stock market or supply and demand, but a single common factor shared by ALL failed corporations. …

Disaster marketing?

In the news: “U.S. Lays Out $1 Billion for Swine Flu Vaccine”
Isn’t it interesting that every time some really bad news go around in the press, after we have repeatedly been told that something very, very bad, very dangerous has happened or just about to happen, the next thing we read about is governments dispensing [...]

Who needs success when failure pays so well?

In December 2008, ending its worst year ever with a $25 billion loss, Merrill Lynch rewarded its executives with a whopping $3.6 billion in bonuses. Just before being bought by Bank of America, which received $45 billion of taxpayers’ money to bail it out, and part of their trouble was the huge losses they bought with Merrill Lynch, that continued to to grow ever since. The $3.6 billion paid in bonuses put the troubled Merill Lynch exactly that much deeper in the hole, effectively channeling billions of dollars…

who am i?

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