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Carl Icahn

Carl Icahn On November 14, the Wall Street Journal published a memorable interview with the outspoken Carl Icahn. His comments about CEO's and boards should get drummed into the brain of each shareholder. Most probably his insights are also valid for ...

Bad Bad Banks

Bad Bad Banks And the financial crisis goes on … And the politicians still think they can avoid the painful solution and try to sustain asset prices. But the prices of many assets are bubble prices and these prices need to fall to market levels. In not...

Ukraine Farming

In Ukraine, Mavericks Gamble On Scarce Land By JOHN W. MILLER, May 12, 2008 BILYI KAMIN, Ukraine — The vast collectives that fed the Soviet Union are now a patchwork of tiny gardens, fields and vacant lots. But combined, they could help feed the world:...