Thankfully, the financial markets are never boring. Here's a closer look at some of the news that made Wall Street look both ways before crossing this week.
Bad news? You're soaking in it
It's hard to smile if you're a Colgate-Palmolive
Sony gets bony
You just knew that if Sony
Gaming machines have gone through various price cuts over the past year, and that's great news for companies such as Electronic Arts
So where's the cream filling?
Holy Twinkies! Interstate Bakeries
Be my little eBay
Capping off the past few days of watching Dick Cheney and John Edwards spar over the merits of eBay
Let's get the numbers straight. eBay has facilitated handshakes resulting in buyers and sellers getting together for nearly $30 billion in transactions over the past year. It's such a well-oiled machine that it will ultimately hand over $300 million in income taxes thanks to its magnetism and knack for gargantuan profitability. So while our new Rule Breakers newsletter is seeking out to find the next eBay while still early in its growth cycle, one has to wonder why two opposing politicos can be equally uneducated when it comes to the girth and wingspan of this critter we call eBay.
See you next week!
Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz actually hasn't played Sims 2. Sometimes he finds coping with the real world challenging enough. He doesn't own shares in any of the companies mentioned in this article.