Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

November 17th, 2020 - 10:31 pm § in Business, Misc.

History’s most expensive corporate screwups

No. 1: British Petroleum, Deepwater Horizon disaster: $68 billion No. 2: Volkswagen, emission cheating scandal: $38 billion No. 3: Boeing, 737 MAX defects: $? Direct costs to date: $20.7 billion Interest costs: $3 billion – $4 billion Crash victim settlements: $500 million+ Lost sales revenues[...]

October 26th, 2014 - 5:57 pm § in Business, Economics, Misc.

Book Review: House Of Debt

Reading this book will help you understand how the housing crash happened and make intelligent judgments about our government’s policy responses to the Great Recession. Finance is dry stuff and most people hate reading about it, but this book has a lot going for it. Most importantly, it’[...]