Pop, pledges, and pucks colored in the week that was.
Coke is it?
It's been a long road for the world's largest beverage company. Coke
Flavored bottled water and new soda products may help inch those sums higher in 2005. A turnaround has to start somewhere, right? The stock has traded higher since being recommended in our Inside Value newsletter. Yes, after decades of trading at lofty market multiples the stock finds itself a respectable choice for value investors.
Love was in the air, as long as your wandering heart wasn't hit with roaming charges
Mergers have been meaty lately. That's why the nearly $7 billion deal that was announced on Valentine's Day hooking up MCI
There are advantages to the courtship. From redundant cost savings to heartier marketing muscle, a two-headed company can be better than two separate entities. Yet with Qwest
Can a hockey player go for a check even if he isn't getting one?
Ice hockey fans are steamed that the NHL is canceling its hockey season. After owners and players were unable to resolve their differences before Wednesday's deadline, it's not just the spectators that are smarting. What do you tell Electronic Arts
It took baseball a long time to come back after its strike-shortened season ended with the World Series being called off. How forgiving will fans be for a professional sport that calls off the entire season? Like a hockey player's chipped-tooth smile, it's not going to be pretty for the NHL. It's not going to get any prettier for those invested in companies that have a vested interest in the sport maintaining its popularity. I guess that's what one would call thin ice.
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Until next week, I remain,
Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz was wondering why his Florida Panthers team hadn't lost a game in so long. He does not own shares in any of the companies mentioned in this story. The Fool has a disclosure policy. He is also part of the Rule Breakers newsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early.