Carly Simon's hit Anticipation was once a clever marketing choice for Heinz
A particularly interesting report will come from across the Atlantic when France's Vivendi
While spinning off or selling its high-profile media units may have made the company less newsworthy, investors looking for consistent results and a cleaner balance sheet have applauded the moves. The market has certainly taken kindly to the dismantling -- the stock has nearly doubled off its lows of two years ago.
Sure, the new Vivendi may be less entertaining, but one could argue that fiscal viability and predictability are traits worth watching.
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