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Valeant slide reminiscent of BlackBerry, Nortel legacies

The dizzying rise and rapid fall in the shares of drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. is eerily familiar to Canadian investors still smarting from the last time a small market was dominated by single stocks — BlackBerry Ltd. 908 more words

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Former BlackBerry Ltd mogul Jim Balsillie says his NHL dreams didn't endanger the company

BlackBerry Ltd.’s former co-chief executive Jim Balsillie can rattle a long list of factors behind the company’s stunning fall from the top.

Addressing the Empire Club of Canada in Toronto Tuesday, he discussed many of them: patent lawsuits, aggressive competition from Apple Inc.’s iPhone, the failure of the touchscreen BlackBerry Storm. 653 more words

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