By Richard Evans:The board of Sycamore Networks, Inc (SCMR) made a shock announcement Tuesday, 23 October. Sycamore sold off some of its assets, while saying it would sell off the remaining assets of the business and close shop. NASDAQ temporarily halted trading in Sycamore's shares after the announcement was made.
By The Energy Report:The Fukushima disaster cast a shadow on the uranium mining industry, but Dundee Capital Markets Vice President and Senior Mining Analyst David A. Talbot sees very strong fundamentals, especially in the absence of substitutes for nuclear generation. Such a premise suggests that uranium use will rise with growing populations and needs. In this exclusive interview with The Energy Report, Talbot lays out the demand picture in detail and shares the names of his best uranium mining ideas.
By Amit Chokshi:It takes a special type of management team and board to reach new lows for corporate governance when such “benchmarks” of fiduciary duty and competence are established by companies such as Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) and MF Global (MFGLQ.PK) but the executive team and Board at Talbots (
The 20th century could be categorized as THE century when communications took off and we started living in each other’s pockets. Lives had been ruined by war, trouble and strife. Wealth had been redistributed beyond belief. There were no longer just a few that were making the profits, but there were growing classes of people that wanted recognition.
By Richard Evans:On October 15, I was flush with a sizable addition to my brokerage account from a Sycamore Networks (SCMR) special $10/share dividend. This was almost immediately followed by a seemingly positive earnings report where Sycamore beat street estimates. Everything was starting to look rosy, I thought.