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Tea Party redux

May 18, 2011

Nick Carey was invited on MSNBC last night to talk about his Tea Party special report. Here’s what he had to say:

The big chill in U.S.-China M+A

April 12, 2011

Today’s special report looks at U.S.-China M&A activity – or rather the lack of it. Drawing on previously unpublished State Department cables, the report examines how the failed Unocal bid and other high profile aborted transactions made it difficult for companies in China and the United States to do deals with one another.

Myspace and Facebook: the numbers tell it all

April 7, 2011

Yinka Adegoke delves into what happened at Myspace in his special report today: “How News Corp got lost in Myspace.”

When will the tipping point come for printed books?

April 1, 2011

MDF2683784.jpgMark Egan’s special report “Dumping print, NY publisher bets the ranch on apps” focuses on one man who believes the end has come for printed books.

Stalemates have consequences

March 16, 2011

By Andy Sullivan

Could you imagine General Electric operating for six months without knowing how much money it has to spend? That’s the situation the U.S. government finds itself in as Congress still hasn’t settled on a budget for the fiscal year that started last October.

The Macau Connection

March 14, 2011

We teamed up with Matt Isaacs and the Investigative Reporting Program at U.C. Berkeley for a special report last week on the murky world of Macau casinos.

Have you driven an F3 lately?

March 9, 2011

By Ben Berkowitz

Diplomats, consultants and analysts have plenty of questions about Chinese car maker BYD and its growth tactics, but there’s one thing no one can question: BYD shares have made a lot of people a lot of money in recent years.

Diplomacy Inc

March 4, 2011

By Ben Berkovitz

Diplomacy is a complex thing, and it gets even more complicated when diplomats are trying to act as salesmen.

Steve Cohen and the law of big numbers

February 23, 2011

By Matthew Goldstein

All too often the bigger an investment fund gets, the more difficult it is to continue to generate blowout returns.