As if my day wasn’t already good enough, I saw this article……..
I saw a headline on December 24 which put a damper on my Christmas Eve: Ummm – – so why on earth would this bug me? I don’t have a dog in this fight. If Theranos goes bankrupt, it doesn’t hurt or help me one bit. If they become the most valuable company in the […]
Those of you who have ever seen Fiddler on the Roof probably remember the line from Tevye, “When you’re rich, they think you really know.” That certainly applies here in the Silicon Valley, as the words from billionaires – – no matter how wrong-headed or goofy – – get a lot of attention and respect. […]
I have made no secret of my disdain for Theranos and Elizabeth “Crazy Eyes” Holmes by way of these six past posts. While driving through town, I passed by the gorgeous and expensive Theranos building, and yesterday I decided to swing into the parking lot. I was curious, because the one and only other time […]
Last week, my teenaged son asked me a sincere question: “How come Marissa Mayer got $200 million by screwing up Yahoo?” It was a good question, and one I had trouble answering at first, because I’d like him to think that there’s some level of fairness, meritocracy, and sensibility to this world of ours. In Mayer’s […]
In case you didn’t see the news in all my snarky tweets, Elizabeth Holmes has completely jumped the shark, and is now offering the unfortunate souls who were stupid enough to buy shares in Theranos TWO of her shares for every ONE they bought. I’m not making this up. Oh, but there’s a catch: you […]
The market is stuck – – absolutely stuck in the mud – – for the past month. Range-bound. Contained. Dullsville. In any case, the blog must go on, so here are a few random remarks. I mentioned yesterday how the big rise in the Euro might find the trendline to be a powerful force of […]