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Archive for December, 2011

Use an Appraiser: The one who is less informed at the negotiation table generally loses.

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

 Last night I watched Rick Harrison of Pawn Stars fame purchase an engraving by German Renaissance artist Albrecht Durer entitled “The Knight, Death, and The Devil.”  After some haggling, Rick paid (more…)

Junk Bonds: A Misnomer?

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Bonds rated below investment grade (i.e., “junk”) have beaten the S&P by more than (more…)

Another Strong Endorsement of the Butler Pinkerton Calculator

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Bankruptcy court says BPC is ‘Daubert-proof’

The debtor planned to build a southwest Texas urban development in 2006—but by 2010, it (more…)

Alleged Fraud Down: Recession Continues

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) reports that “only” 16% of US executives saw accounting fraud in 2011, whereas that figure was (more…)