Apple is known as a company that's obsessed with attention to detail. But just how obsessed? Really, really obsessed, it turns out — the company worked hard to make sure its new mouse "sounds right" when you use it.
One of the big trades of 2015 has been to short the the euro against the dollar as the European Central Bank (ECB) becomes more aggressive with easy monetary policy and the US Federal Reserve begins to tighten policy with interest rate hikes. The US dollar has been on a tear on this trend, and the euro has been tanking. And with the prospect of the ECB buying bonds, bond price have been surging and yields have been tumbling.
When you're trying to start your own company, one of the biggest obstacles can be effective time management. Even if you've got the necessary business skills, a talented team and plenty of funding to get started, you'll still need to make sure you're using your time as efficiently as possible.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing is upset about a possible takeover by the state. Bing says "We know what needs to be done, and we stand ready to do it."
I have a simple suggestion for Bing don't "stand ready to do it, just do it". Indeed he has had years to "just do it" yet hasn't done it.
Please consider Detroit in a hostile takeover bid?