Recent DOJ and FTC actions highlight the role of remedies in ... - Inside Counsel ... the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal ... of an external compliance monitor in the recent Apple case, and ... 12/9/2013 - 9:30 am | View Link
You’re Invited! Barack Obama’s Ugly Sweater Party - Town Hall ... and, for allowing the DOJ to bring ridiculous lawsuits against Apple and twist the words of its capitalist founder Steve Jobs (after Jobs is... 12/8/2013 - 1:05 pm | View Link
WSJ tears into Apple e-book trial judge fo... - IPod NN ... rating site The Robing Room -- mostly posted by attorneys, but which were written years before the Apple-DOJ case was tried -- referred to her... 12/7/2013 - 2:12 pm | View Link
Cheer to the New Year - Eye World ... been "times that try men's souls." AcronymsIRS, OIG, EEOC, DOJ, HHS and CMS ... Companies that provide ease of service FedEx, Apple, Amazon, ... 12/7/2013 - 11:55 am | View Link
Judge Cote to Apple: Talk to the Hand, or DOJ - Mac Observer If Apple and the DOJ can't reach an agreement, then they can come to her for a conference. Apple was charged, and ultimately found guilty, with... 12/6/2013 - 2:45 pm | View Link
Apple e-book amicus brief as graphic novel Held to 5 pages by Judge Cote, one critic blasted the DOJ with pictures worth 5,000 words. 12/8/2013 - 5:24 pm | View Link
WSJ tears into Apple e-book trial judge for 'abusive' missteps In a new editorial that could have been written by Apple's legal team in a candid moment, the Wall Street Journal rakes Apple e-book trial judge over the coals for both recent and previous missteps, from "essentially [ruling] before hearing the evidence" to appointing a personal friend with no experience in antitrust issues (and requiring an $1,000-per-hour assistant) as an inquisitor who ... 12/6/2013 - 9:48 pm | View Link
Apple wins partial victory on e-book monitor complaints In response to complaints from Apple about the court-ordered monitor the company is saddled with as a result of its e-book case, Judge Denise Cote in an order filed on December 2 agreed to change one policy associated with the monitor, and reminded Apple of the procedure for objecting to specific actions or other problems with the monitor. Apple has charged that the monitor is unqualified ... 12/5/2013 - 9:03 pm | View Link
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Nokia, Microsoft, Google, Apple and CNO Financial Group The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Nokia, Microsoft, Google, Apple and CNO Financial Group 12/4/2013 - 8:09 am | View Link
Amazon PrimeAir; DOJ OKs Nokia, Microsoft Deal; Yahoo Buys SkyPhrase From Amazon's drone delivery plan to Yahoo's latest acquisition, here's what you missed yesterday. 12/3/2013 - 10:32 am | View Link
Judge Cote to Apple: Talk to the Hand, or DOJ Judge Denise Cote has responded to Apple's complaints over what the company sees as overreaching actions on the part of court appointed monitor Michael Bromwich, and she's telling the company to take up its issues with the Department of Justice. Judge Cote ... 12/6/2013 - 11:06 am | View Link
Apple Wants DOJ's Revised E-Books Proposal Tossed Apple is not backing down in its e-book battle with the Department of Justice. Cupertino this week asked that the court throw out a revised settlement proposal the DOJ filed last week. In an Aug. 23 letter released yesterday, Apple argued that ... 08/27/2013 - 6:45 am | View Link
Apple says DOJ's e-book settlement brief is improper, would give Amazon competitive advantage An endorsed memo from Apple lawyer Orin Snyder entered into court records on Monday says the U.S. Department of Justice's latest filing regarding the recent e-book trial is "plainly improper," alleging it is less of a letter to the court than a "12-page ... 08/26/2013 - 3:21 pm | View Link
DOJ Revises Apple E-Books Proposal, Barely The Justice Department on Friday released a revised proposal for how it believes Apple should be punished for an e-book price-fixing scheme. The DOJ said it would allow a five-year injunction rather than a 10-year term, as well as staggered ... 08/23/2013 - 8:10 am | View Link
DoJ Softens Apple Injunction, but Hits Macmillan Hardest In a revision of its proposed injunction, DoJ attorneys took judge Denise Cote’s suggestion to heart, and agreed to stagger the renegotiations of Apple and the publisher defendants. Under the revised proposal, Apple must still terminate its current e ... 08/23/2013 - 6:48 am | View Link
PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) -- If you're not finished with your holiday shopping, don't worry about it. Retailers are really pulling for the procrastinators this year.
We're in the waning days of the Christmas shopping season and retailers are running out of both times and Thanksgiving night, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are but memories.
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGSAmerican Eagle was upgraded at B. Riley to buy from neutral. $20 price target. Company is facing easier comps into 2014, B. Riley said. Chegg was initiated at Jefferies with a buy rating. Well-positioned in rapidly evolving education products and services space, Jefferies said.
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The "secret" is out, as China Mobile has started taking Apple iPhone reservations, according to its Web site and The Wall Street Journal. The deal between the two companies has long been reported as being close to final, but the advertisement, showing the iPhone 5s on China Mobile's Web site, indicates a deal is done.
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC Private Ltd pumped equity into Blackstone Group -owned Hilton Worldwide when the company needed to restructure its debt in the credit crunch that ensued after the hotel chain's 2007 leveraged buyout. Now, GIC is prepared to hold onto a large chunk of Hilton Worldwide shares as the company moves towards an initial public offering.
In contrast to GIC, other providers of emergency relief to Hilton during its debt restructuring will be cashing out of their holdings in the company's IPO.
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stop me if you have seen or heard this before
In my view, this is a case of "like the company, don't like the stock." Despite all of Amazon's innovation and all of the market share it has taken from the brick and mortar stores, its valuations are out of whack.
Insert old-school, textbook quantitative support for why "its valuations are out of whack" HERE.
I continue to utilize Amazon as a consumer, and I remain impressed by what the company has been able to accomplish in terms of innovation.