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Stocks are in Record Territory

Stocks are in record territory, prompting many of us to think through what lies ahead. Pretty much all of the recent gains have resulted from expansion of the market’s PE multiple. In other words, investors have been willing to pay […]

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YUM! Brands Inc. (YUM) Reorganizes Business Units

Louisville, Kentucky-based restaurant giant, Yum! Brands Inc. (YUM – Analyst Report) recently announced a complete restructuring of its business divisions. According to the reshuffling, the company will be merging its Yum! Restaurants International (YRI) and the U.S. divisions for each […]

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Freddie, Fannie Recapitalization Plan Rejected

Recently, Miami-based equity fund manager Fairholme Capital Management LLC’s plan to recapitalize Freddie Mac (FMCC) and Fannie Mae (FNMA) was rejected by the White House. The National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling stated that recapitalization would create two new ‘too big to fail’ financial […]