Tagged: Company coverage

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Push back on ETF fees

The Wall Street Journal had an interesting story about Fidelity and exchange traded fund fees on Thursday. Many ETFs are touted as a way for individual investors to gain exposure to various asset classes....

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Series on non-profit hospitals wins ASNE award

A Charlotte Observer investigative series on North Carolina’s nonprofit hospitals was honored Wednesday with a major national journalism award. A story on the Observer website states, “‘Prognosis: Profits,’ a 2012 series reported and produced...

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The business of Star Wars

Bloomberg Businessweek was out Thursday with an excellent profile of Disney and the acquisition of Lucasfilm and Star Wars. The big takeaway for nerds everywhere is that key members of the original cast are...

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Not a great day for tech stocks

Wednesday wasn’t the best day for tech darlings Apple Inc. and Groupon Inc. Apple was hammered by investors, and Groupon was hammered by investors. Here’s the story from Reuters: Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook...

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It’s all beer and games

I’ve been a fan of Adam Davidson of NPR’s Planet Money for a long time. His work is smart and I always enjoy reading his column in the New York Times magazine. And this...

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Time and Meredith: Will they mesh?

The New York Times ran an interesting story Monday about the merger of Time Inc. and Meredith Corp. The basic premise of the story is that Meredith is the good, frugal, honest Midwest firm while...