The Great Debate

from Breakingviews:

Rob Cox: The worry now is a brewing M&A bubble

May 13, 2014

By Rob Cox
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Rob Cox: Coke takes fizz out of shareholder spring

April 24, 2014

By Rob Cox
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Rob Cox: GE should put itself up for sale

April 1, 2014

By Rob Cox
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

Fixing ‘too-big-to-fail’

By Richard Stallman
February 4, 2013

The United States is plagued by large corporations with outsized political power. They are “too big to fail.” So if they are about to fail, they get rescued. Many are so big that they can block the laws needed to stop them from destroying the economy or the environment.

Shared sacrifice – except for CEOs

By Matt Stoller
January 8, 2013

The hypocrisy over deficits and calls for shared sacrifice can be illustrated with one simple statistic. According to the Institute for Policy Studies, 25 of the most-well-paid chief executives got higher compensation than their companies paid in federal taxes.  There’s a class war on, as Warren Buffett has noted, and his class is winning it.

The frugal revolution

By Adrian Wooldridge
January 17, 2012

General Electric’s healthcare laboratory in Bangalore contains some of the company’s most sophisticated products—from giant body scanners that can accommodate the bulkiest American football players to state-of-the-art intensive-care units that can nurse the tiniest premature babies. But the device that has captured the heart of the center’s boss, Ashish Shah, is much less fancy: a handheld electrocardiogram called the Mac 400.

from Newsmaker:

Wait, now the right hates General Electric?

October 13, 2011

By James Ledbetter
The opinions expressed are his own.

For many years, the River Café, an elegant restaurant that sits just below the Brooklyn Bridge, had a plaque on its wall declaring, in effect, “If you work for General Electric, go eat somewhere else.”

China Inc. takes stock after overseas buying spree

By Wei Gu
January 22, 2009

wei_gu_debate– Wei Gu is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are her own –

Cleantech stock implosion yields gems

December 9, 2008

– Eric Auchard is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own –