Rich Uncle Pennybags

For a few days last month, the heat index went well over 100°. I don’t do well in the heat and humidity, so I was struggling. To cope, I just kept reminding myself that in a few short months I’ll be missing this heatwave. Before I know it, I’ll be bundling up, having to shovel […]

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Cahooting in the First Degree: Antitrust Law Applies to Small & Mid-Size Businesses Too

“..cahoots being a legal term in Wyoming, see cahooting in the first degree, intent to cahoot, and so on.” ― Craig Johnson, Death Without Company Allegations that Google and other giants have become monopolies, and the blocking of mega-mergers between companies as large as Anthem and Cigna, occasionally thrust anti-trust law into the mainstream media.  […]

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Trade Practices are out of Tune-a

In the movie ‘The Informant,’ Matt Damon stars as Mark Whitacre, an executive at a Fortune 500 company in Decatur, Illinois that produces lysine, a corn based derivative used in almost all manufactured foods. To mask his failings at work, Whitacre fabricates a mole in his company from a foreign competitor that introduced a virus […]

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