According to Lorenz, the key trait of a modern nemesis is anonymity; someone can be your nemesis without being aware of it. The proliferation of social media channels, in which everyone can advertise their accomplishments and achievements to the world, allows everyone to observe what their potential nemesis is doing. As Lorenz puts it: "It's easy, when you see someone leading a seemingly perfect life, to want to tear that person down." … [Read more...] about A nemesis is fine. A good news friend is better.
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“With this rather small settlement, it just removes some of the uncertainty,” analyst Mike Breard of Hodges Capital Management in Dallas is quoted saying. “And there’s already enough uncertainty around energy stocks right now with the oil price drop.” … [Read more...] about CEO must pay $995M in divorce case; analyst calls ‘rather small’ award good news for shareholders
However, this amounts to “good news” in the current market for legal services, the law blog writes. “Whatever the official number of layoffs, it does appear that Quinn has kept the amount of cuts down as compared to other firms headquartered on the west coast.” … [Read more...] about And Now the ‘Good News’: Quinn Emanuel Cuts ‘a Handful of People’
The ruling is good news for corporations, according to the Wall Street Journal (sub. req.). The U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued a statement saying the ruling “eliminates a potential windfall against employers by employees trying to dredge up stale pay claims.” … [Read more...] about Pay-Bias Ruling Good News for Corporations
“When you tell a room full of big bankers and their lobbyists that you gave more access to lobbyists who gave you more money and that they should continue putting pressure on Congress, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to deduce what you are telling them to do,” said Karl Frisch, executive director of Allied Progress. … [Read more...] about CFPB’s Mulvaney gives good news and lobbying advice to bankers, further infuriating consumer advocates