In the early 1980s, I unwittingly stumbled onto one of the biggest high-tech battles in business history. One which involved the largest legal payout ever awarded in a California lawsuit and sent a member of the Forbes 400 fleeing to a tiny island in the Marianas to hide from the tax man. And all I was trying to do was find a publisher for my computer games.(more…)
Slope of Hope Blog Posts
Slope initially began as a blog, so this is where most of the website’s content resides. Here we have tens of thousands of posts dating back over a decade. These are listed in reverse chronological order. Click on any category icon below to see posts tagged with that particular subject, or click on a word in the category cloud on the right side of the screen for more specific choices.
Waiting for Nordstrom
Like most equities, Nordstrom (JWN) has had a very strong run since stocks bottomed on August 15th. In that short span of time, it has ascended nearly 40%.(more…)
Bank On It
There are times on Slope that I’m so prolific that I have to hold back on publishing new posts in order to avoid the “drinking from the fire-hose” feeling for my readers. Other times, like now, when I either don’t feel like writing or am writing something so time-consuming that I ignore everything else. At the moment, both apply.
But I need to throw something out there, so I’ll just say that the thorn in my side is right here, with KBE:(more…)