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Put on your Chloe face!
Yup, the two hour 24 finale is tonight. So many questions. Will China get The Component back and use it to buy a stake in Blackstone Group?
- Well, we know the answer to that is yes.
- James Picerno of Capital Spectator is on board with the divesification aspect of the move, but wonders about performance chasing.
- Calculated Risk brings up the Time Warner (TWX)-AOL comparison.
- As Eddy Elfenbein notes, "it's always good to have the Communists on your side."
Bancroft Family Considers Murdoch's Offer
Will Division step in and reinsert Bill Buchanon, and will that in turn sway the Bancroft Family as they consider the Rupert Murdoch offer for Dow Jones (DJ)?
- Tech Trader Daily in Barron's (sub required) thinks Rupe kicks up his heels and walks away.
- Jim Kingsland wonders about a higher bid.
Did Barbaro fake his passing this year, much like Jack at the end of Season Four?
- Is there "longshot bias" at horse races? That is, do enough people just say "what the hell" and pop money on that 50-1 shot sight unseen? Thus making it more economically sensible to bet on the faves?
- Yes and no, as the Stalwart notes.
- It depends on the day of the week, as per the Wages of Wins.
- On the weekends, the bigger the crowds, the less informed the crowds, and the more likely to produce "longshot bias" in the odds.
- Darren Rovell gives the Belmont some free promotional advice.
- At least horse racing remains one rung above the NHL on the NBC hierarchy.
- Yes, OT of the Sabres-Senators finale got bumped for a Preakness preview.
Will some further investigation into Noah's assistant "Lisa" lead Tom to ask him "sir I have some more bad news. Not only did she unwittingly pass secrets on to the Russians, it turns out she may not necessarilty be a "she?" And can we get some trade ideas off it.
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