Like Jon Weil, I’ve got little sympathy for the folks who speculated on Facebook at $38, thinking it would double in price on day one but who instead three months later are sitting on 50 percent losses. Buying a stock priced at 100 times earnings in a company whose revenue growth is slowing sharply, whose
The Atlantic Wire | Vanity Fair | NPR Vice President Biden’s aggressive use of “literally” in his speech to the Democratic National Convention Thursday night is the talk of the Internet Friday. How big is the topic? The… Read more Share this: Tweet this!
WPRI | Providence Newspaper Guild The Providence Journal will offer buyouts to employees and impose layoffs if it doesn’t get enough takers, Ted Nesi reports. Employees have until Sept. 17 to volunteer; their last day at work will be Sept.… Read more Share this: Tweet this!
Associated Press A New York judge has sentenced artist Shepard Fairey to two years of probation and 300 hours of community service for lying and destroying evidence relevant to the Associated Press’ complaint that he’d used one of its… Read more Share this: Tweet this!
For $9.99 plus shipping, I purchased a book by Chris Baker and Jacob Hansen titled “The Elements of F*cking Style.” This “helpful parody,” as it is described on the cover, has some useful writing tips, supported by potty-mouthed examples that… Read more Share this: Tweet this!