When It Comes to the Markets, Welcome to Bizarroland

The U.S. economy is a funny thing. It’s even funnier during a presidential election year. Ultimately, regardless of the true health of financial indicators, every four years it’s about the economy, stupid. And stupid is as stupid does. With that, I bring you Meg Whitman, the Stock Market, and Mitt Romney.

Yesterday, Hewlett Packard (HP) CEO Meg Whitman put a plan in motion to cut 27,000 jobs from her company.… [Read more]

Meg Whitman: Job Creator?

When Meg Whitman ran for governor of California in 2010, she did so on a platform of cutting red tape and improving efficiency; it was, after all, the way to “create jobs.” After all, we all know that one can run a government just like a corporation, right? We get it; eliminating obstacles that get in the way of improving an organisation’s operational efficiency is important towards growing the company but, Ms.[Read more]