Posts filed under “Digital Media”

Fortune’s 50 Most Admired Companies

For the 50 most admired companies overall, FORTUNE’s survey asked businesspeople to vote for the companies that they admired most, from any industry.

Rank    Company
1    Apple
2    Berkshire Hathaway
3    Toyota Motor
4    Google
5    Johnson & Johnson
6    Procter & Gamble
7*    FedEx
7*    Southwest Airlines
9    General Electric
10    Microsoft
11    Wal-Mart Stores
12    Coca-Cola
13    Walt Disney
14    Wells Fargo
15    Goldman Sachs Group
16    McDonald’s
17    IBM
18    3M
19    Target
20    J.P. Morgan Chase
21    PepsiCo
22    Costco Wholesale
23    Nike
24    Nordstrom
25    Exxon Mobil
26    Bank of America
27    United Parcel Service
28    BMW
29    American Express
30    Hewlett-Packard
31    Cisco Systems
32    Honda Motor
33    Singapore Airlines
34    Starbucks
35    Caterpillar
36    Intel
37    Marriott International
38    Nestlé
39    Sony
40    Boeing
41    Deere
42    Nokia
43    Northwestern Mutual
44    Best Buy
45    General Mills
46    Toyota Industries
47    Lowe’s
48    AT&T
49    Accenture
50    Samsung Electronics

Category: Corporate Management, Digital Media

Crash of ’29

Over the weekend, I was procrastinating, and assembled these pictures from various online sources:,29307,1677033,00.html

Category: Digital Media, Markets, Psychology

Unsold Cars Around the World

This is circulating via email — pretty insane . . . Nissan has announced plans to cut its Sunderland workforce by 1,200. Thousands of unsold cars are stored around the factory’s test track,   Honda is halting production at its Swindon plant in April and May, extending the two-month closure announced before Christmas to four…Read More

Category: Digital Media

Goldman Sachs Slashing S&P Earnings Forecast

> Source: Cheery chart du jour Paul Murphy on Feb 26 15:29.

Category: Digital Media, Earnings

Daily Weekly Monthly Sector Performance

Nice set of charts from — financial visualization of markets and stocks. >

Category: Digital Media, Markets, Trading

Treasury announces participation in Citigroup’s exchange offering

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 27, 2009 CONTACT: Treasury Public Affairs, (202) 622-2960 Treasury announces participation in Citigroup’s exchange offering • Citigroup is planning to strengthen its capital structure through conversion of a significant portion of its preferred securities to common equity in a series of exchange offers. Citigroup requested that the Treasury participate in this…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Digital Media, Politics

Potential Pharma Mergers

Via NYT Source: Big Drug Makers May Seek to Fill Holes in Roster NATASHA SINGER and DUFF WILSON NYT, February 24, 2009

Category: Digital Media, M&A

Bank Stress Test FAQ

Supervisory Capital Assessment Program Publish at Scribd or explore others: Business & Legal stress test banks ca Source: FAQs – Supervisory Capital Assessment Program

Category: Bailouts, Credit, Digital Media

Travel Efficiency

Very cool comparo of costs per miles travelled: via Flowing Data

Category: Digital Media, Energy

Key Declines: Oil, Nasdaq, Homebuilders, Financials

Nice chart via the boys at Bespoke:

Category: Digital Media, Markets, Technical Analysis