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The Unloved Winner of the Borders Bankruptcy Liquidation (BKS, AMZN, BAMM)

Sometimes a death of a brand can take quite a bit longer than many might expect.  Borders Group was one of our brands to disappear picks in late-2010 despite a ...
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The 24/7 Wall St./Flame Index: Borders Gets Burned By The Press

Nothing like the Chapter 11 filing of a major public company brings in poor press notices. Borders Group filed for bankruptcy and closed 200 stores which is also bound to ...
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Borders Bankruptcy, Opportunity For Competitors (BGP, BKS, BAMM, AMZN)

Borders Group, Inc. (NYSE: BGP) has confirmed what most thought was inevitable.  It has filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11.  It has secured a commitment for $505 million in ...
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The 24/7 Wall St./Flame Index: The Press Turns Against Chevron

Negative press about Chevron (NYSE: CVX) has reached a boiling point after news that the oil company had been hit with a $9.5 billion ruling by an Ecuador count. The ...
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The Coming Week’s Must-See Stock Events (AAPL, T, VZ, BRK-A, BIG, BGP, CSCO, DVN, DISH, HRL, FLWS, UNTD, JDSU, JPM, EGPT, NYX, HAWK, SIRI)

We have many big events to watch for in the coming week at American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE: AWK), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T), Verizon Communications ...
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Media Digest 2/2/2011 Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

BP plc (NYSE: BP) may face US charges that it manipulated gas prices. (Reuters) Roche said that regulations in the US could harms its results. (Reuters) Borders Group (NYSE: BGP) ...
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Media Digest (1/31/2011) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

Barai Capital may be part of the insider trading investigation. (WSJ) Honda (NYSE: HMC) expects higher profits as its Q3 topped forecasts. (Reuters) A Florida judge could say that part ...
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Media Digest (1/28/2011) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

The IMF "Fiscal Monitor" and ratings agencies have both warned Japan and the US on their growing debt loads (Reuters) Ford Motor's (NYSE: F) annual profit may be its largest ...
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Nine Great American Companies That Aren’t Recovering (BGP, BSX, RSH, RAD, SHLD, S, WEN, WINN, YRCW)

We examined nine companies whose plans to revive their fortunes have not succeeded and found several common themes.  Managements often fail to appreciate the size of the challenges they face.  ...
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Media Digest (1/13/2011) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

The heads of several major investment banks attempted to sell their services of an AIG (NYSE: AIG) plan to pay off money it owes taxpayers (Reuters) Forecasts from Intel (NASDAQ: ...
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Media Digest 1/13/2010 Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

AIG (NYSE: AIG) will meet banks to choose those that will handle the sale of the Treasury's share in the company. (Reuters) With a split Congress it is less likely ...
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Media Digest (12/7/2010) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

Reuters: Obama's deal with Congress will extend Bush tax cuts for two years. Reuters:  The US will sell its remaining shares in Citigroup (NYSE: C) and will make a $12 ...
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The Twitter-24/7 Wall St. Market Report (12/6/2010) Facebook Facelift, Kellogg And Pfizer CEOs

Twitter  has, by most estimates, 145 million members, which makes it one of the largest social networks in the world. All major media companies are on Twitter and some have ...
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Ackman Offers To Help Borders Bid For Barnes & Noble

The regulator filing reads: The Reporting Persons have informed the Issuer that they would be prepared to finance, on mutually acceptable terms, an offer by the Issuer to purchase all ...
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Borders To Open 25 Temporary Stores: Hire, Then Fire

A temporary job is better than no job, until the person who has it is fired. Toys "R" Us said yesterday that it would add 45,000 workers for the holidays. ...
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