Month: July 2011

Links and Reading for July 14th

Some of the more interesting and important items for July 14th :

Is Facebook Worth $100 Billion? – Shayndi Raice – Social – AllThingsD – The Palo Alto, Calif.-based social network was valued at $15 billion in October 2007 when Microsoft Corp. invested in the company. By this January, Facebook commanded...

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BP (BP) and Hess (HES) Under Pressure with Fire on Platform

It appears that a fire has broken out on a BP (BP) run platform in the North Sea which is partnered with Hess (HES).   This comes after last week we saw that TransOcean (RIG) had a leak on one of its platforms (See Article Here).   According to sources,...

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Bernanke Flip Flops His Way Out of Recession

Have you ever seen the movie “Thank You for Smoking”?   The main character in this movie is dubbed the King of Spin for his ability to constantly tackle compromising situations while working with cigarette companies and the lawsuits that result from them.   If you thought this was a...

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