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Activist Investors or Greenmailers. Whatever.

In an odd twist of 21st Century doublethink, today’s business journalists refer to hedge fund managers that buy nuisance positions in corporations in hopes of flipping them for quick profit as “activist investors”. 485 more words

Corporations

Pampa, Texas

First timer?  In this formerly once-a-day blog (and now pretty much a once-every-three-or-four days blog), I have my computer select a random latitude and longitude that puts me somewhere in the continental United States (the lower 48).  1,791 more words

Be willing to make decisions. That’s the most important quality in a good leader. Don’t fall victim to what I call the ready-aim-aim-aim-aim syndrome. You must be willing to fire. – T. Boone Pickens

Quote Of The Day

The UN Is Conquering America Through the Control of All Water

Do you remember when Detroit when bankrupt and President Obama refused to intervene in order to help Americans in a beleaguered American city? This was both baffling and maddening to the American people. 1,954 more words

Government

Downtown momentum facing serious trouble

Amarillo’s downtown revival might be heading for the cliff.

Here’s what I’ve heard just in recent days.

The city is going to fill the final spot on the City Council when it conducts a runoff election for Place 4 between Mark Nair and Steve Rogers. 525 more words

Local News

T. Boone Pickens likes oil, Jeb Bush

T. Boone Pickens, the oil tycoon, has a very different weekend routine that you do. Last weekend, he fracked an oil well on his ranch. 321 more words

Finance