Shareholder wealth: The largest creators...

Shareholder wealth: The largest creators, the biggest destroyers


Reuters’ blogger Felix Salmon shares a surprising list of which companies over the last 90 years have generated the most wealth for shareholders, and which ones have destroyed it.

Marc Andreessen: Why I hate going public - Felix TV

The Netscape co-founder and high-profile venture capitalist tells Reuters' Felix Salmon that he hates selling companies -- nearly as much as he hates taking them public. What will his investors say?

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Fiscal cliff: All it takes is a superhero - Felix TV

Reuters blogger Felix Salmon takes to kids’ toys to explain one of the most vexing problems facing Washington: the fiscal cliff. (December 12, 2012)

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The multi-billion-dollar fight for national sovereignty - Felix TV

Elliott vs. Argentina is one of those court cases so important and complex that only a Power Ranger, Transformers, Legos and wooden trains can possibly do it justice. (November 30, 2012)

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Cacao fever! Why people pay $6 for a chocolate bar - Felix TV

People craving the best ingredients and flavors are changing the economics of chocolate, making it possible for chocolate makers such as Madecasse and Cacao Prieto to produce expensive chocolates, support farmers in the developing world and turn the simple candy bar into an artisanal experience. (November 27, 2012)

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Why Goldman's board falls short - Felix TV

The Goldman Sachs board of directors is supposed to keep management in check, but Reuters' blogger Felix Salmon says it is stacked with company insiders, conflicting interests and inexperience. (October 15, 2012)

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We’d be better off without American Airlines - Felix TV

Loose seats. Disrupted flights. Damning headlines. It’s been a terrible week for American Airlines. Reuters’ blogger Felix Salmon explains why flying American and other big carriers has become such a drag. (October 4, 2012)

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Chipotle vs. Taco Bell: Einhorn’s short put to the taste test - Felix TV

David Einhorn, the investor known for betting against stocks like Green Mountain Coffee, now is targeting Chipotle Mexican Grill, saying it will face significant competition from "a resurgent Taco Bell." We put his theory to the taste test with Reuters blogger Felix Salmon, Reuters Social Media Editor Anthony De Rosa and Food and Wine Restaurant Editor Kate Krader. (October 3, 2012)

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Even at $700, Apple is not a bubble – Felix TV

It took 15,000 data points to answer a question millions of investors are asking: Is Apple stock overvalued? With the help of friends at Datastream, Reuters’ blogger Felix Salmon presents a unique visual analysis showing that even at $700 a share, Apple is not overvalued as Microsoft was before its bubble burst. (September 19, 2012)

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The most expensive education in America - Felix TV

The Poway school district in San Diego County, Calif., is investing $105 million in education. But the final cost will actually be much more.

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