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What exactly does a non-compete agreement protect?

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Virtually every single privateテつcompany transactionテつincludes a covenant not to compete.テつ Who in their right mind would (more…)

ObamaCare: Pay the Penalty or Offer Limited Plans?

Saturday, May 25th, 2013

The limited plans would not cover a lot of essentials, but they would cover (more…)

M&A: Up or Down in 2013?

Friday, January 4th, 2013

The fiscal cliff is behind us.テつ Europe may no longer be (more…)

Innovation or Merger and Acquisition?

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

I will take (more…)

Corporate Goals: Make them the Right Ones

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

What is your company’s goal or mission?テつ Classic finance textbooks will tell you (more…)

Capital Gains Tax: Business Selling Pressure

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

The current capital gains tax rate is 15%.テつ On January 1, 2013 it may go as high as (more…)

Boise Companies on an Acquisition Spree

Saturday, November 5th, 2011

I just read the most recent 3Q earnings announcements for “Boise” companies.ツ The earnings record was mixed, but (more…)

Acquisitions Often Happen When Firms are Vulnerable

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

On July 7 on this blog, I commented upon the fact that Medco was likely to loseツone of its major customers – United Healthcare.ツ Two weeks later it is (more…)

Home Depot and Risk

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

I have frequently used a picture in my presentations regarding total beta (more…)

Internal Black Swans and Business Valuation

Saturday, August 7th, 2010

In the world of finance, black swans refer to (more…)