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Inside the Family Battle for the Newman’s Own Brand Name

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Below is a great article by Mark Seal from Vanity Fair about Paul Newman and his Newman’s Own brand and illustrates the dynamics and importance of succession planning. Joanne Woodward, youngest daughter Clea, and Paul Newman at a party for Paul’s 50th birthday at La Cave Henri IV restaurant, New York City, January 26, 1975. Digital Colorization by Vanity Fair; © Globe Photos/ZumaPress.com. When Paul Newman died, in 2008, he […]

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Why Investing Should Be Boring

I found Tom Beevers’s perspective on Investing versus Trading right on point. In this world of constant news flow and rapid access to financial data, it’s easy to forget the difference between investing and trading. Many amateurs (and most professionals for that matter) seem to confuse the two concepts, engaging in a strange hybrid of the two philosophies. “Trading and investing are based on two very different philosophies. Investors purchase […]

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