Archive for May 2007

Somebody Knew About News Corps’ Bid For Dow Jones – And Made a Killing

May 2, 2007  ·  Category: Business Culture and Current Events, Options
An interesting little post (subscription required - ???) over at the WSJ's Deal Journal blog: Trading [in Dow Jones options] was particularly heavy April 17 - the day we're told the approach from Murdoch was made ...
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Was It Really So Bad At Blockbuster This Quarter? – A Look Behind the Headlines

May 2, 2007  ·  Category: Stocks
For the 1st quarter Blockbuster reported a net loss of $49.2 million compared to $4.7 million in last year's 1st quarter.  Gross margins decreased 480 basis points to 51.7% from 56.5% in last year's first ...
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The Intrigue Behind The Scenes Of One Of The Biggest Bay Area Basketball Games In A Long, Long Time

May 1, 2007  ·  Category: Culture and Current Events, Gambling, Sports
Tonight at 6:30pm PST (to be shown on TNT), in Dallas, TX, the 8th seeded, perennial underdog Golden State Warriors (from Oakland, CA) stand on the precipice of perhaps the greatest upset in NBA history ...
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