Linked by David Adams on Fri 13th May 2011 04:54 UTC
Microsoft In business school the first thing they teach you about CEOs is: it is the CEO’s job to increase the shareholder value of the company. Since taking the position Ballmer has decreased shareholder value, as reflected by stock price, by -56.63%. That. Is. Not. Good . . . Microsoft should be searching for a new CEO right now.
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RE: Ah !
by Yamin on Fri 13th May 2011 12:06 UTC in reply to "Ah !"
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"If I say: Apple and Google shares will collapse sooner or later, that would be a sure bet."

I'm pretty sure creative destruction is at the core of capitalism. It's all the other systems that claim you can have stable institutions and businesses that never fail.

The essence of capitalism is dealing with failure.

That all said, most of the established tech companies should be boring old dividend paying stocks like Coco-Cola. They've established their market. They largely don't because of ridiculous tax laws that tax dividends higher and corporate taxes that discourage bringing the money back.

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