December 4, 2007 by Joe Ponzio

Late last week, the FCC approved Tribune Company to own print and broadcast media in the same market. Why was this important? Tribune Company (TRB) is going private and the FCC approval was critical to this transaction. Without FCC approval, the deal might not have gone through. With that hurdle…

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November 15, 2007 by Joe Ponzio

When you sell stock short, you are essentially selling the stock today with the hopes of buying it back at a later date – and a lower price. We know that price follows value; still, management can do a lot to mess with the company’s stock price and screw up…

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November 12, 2007 by Joe Ponzio

Last week was a wild one for stock prices. The Dow lost 4.1% (threatening 13,000); the S&P 500 was down 3.7%; the NASDAQ lost 6.5%. It was crazy enough to make most investors quake in their boots. I don’t try to predict the direction of the markets on a daily…

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