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Finance and Investing in Under an Hour

I just finished watching this video (link at the end of the post) by William Ackman on Finance and Investing. Despite the exaggerated title, the content is reasonably informative and is a good introduction as well as a refresher to the topic. 101 more words

Investing

Herbalife's CEO Is Going to Step Down After a Tumultuous 13 Years

Herbalife Chief Executive Michael Johnson will step down next year, capping a tumultuous 13-year tenure that was marked by a bitter fight with activist investor William Ackman. 256 more words

Health

"Our Sick Drug Business": Congress Writes Laws To Enrich Drug Companies At The Expense Of American Consumers

Sometimes the road to hell is paved with bad intentions. A company adopts a business model so twisted that justice must come clanking down on its executives and bankrollers. 585 more words

Congress

Valeant Pharmaceuticals faces tough choices in asset sales: Retire debt or give up cash flow

NEW YORK — As Valeant Pharmaceuticals considers a multi-billion-dollar auction to pare down US$30 billion in debt, its challenge will be choosing which assets to sell without compromising any of its key businesses, analysts and investment bankers said. 785 more words

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