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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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