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Some interesting giblets in Whole Foods 10-K
A day before Thanksgiving, when shoppers were busy stuffing their carts with heritage free-range turkeys, Whole Foods filed its 10-K. While we didn’t see anything major, we did come across a few interesting (and new) giblets that we thought ...
Lots of activity at the Friday night dump…
There were a few things going on last week, most notably a Presidential Election and the continued recovery from SuperStorm Sandy. Throw in the fact that yesterday was a federal holiday and it made for a particularly busy night ...
On equal pay and election day…
Today being election day, there's been endless talk over the past few weeks about the women's vote -- waitress moms, Walmart moms, single women, you name it. Being a suburban mom who took my son to vote in his ...
Hurricane Sandy in the filings…
Hurricane Sandy may have come and gone, leaving a path of destruction and millions (including me) without power. While the markets reopened this morning, EDGAR never closed for business, and since we're still in the midst of earnings and ...
Facebook analysts say to hell with GAAP…
On Tuesday afternoon, Facebook (FB) released its third quarter earnings right on schedule, unlike some other companies that have managed to blow the timing of their 3rd quarter releases over the past week as I documented over on DealBook.
Google and the send button…
Right around 12:30 today, Google's (GOOG) earnings showed up in the SEC's EDGAR system. Though I write showed up, the process of how an earnings release makes its way to EDGAR is a bit more complicated than that. When ...
Will Pandit really collect nothing?
The big news this morning is that Citibank (C) CEO Vikram Pandit is stepping down, effective immediately. Here's the official news release from Citi, which also includes the resignation of COO John Havens and the appointment of Michael Corbat ...
Perfect timing at Microsoft…
One of the things we love to pay attention to when it comes to filings is their timing. If you buy into our belief that there are no accidents in SEC filings, that everything is there for a reason, ...
A buttery departure at Smart Balance…
Smart Balance (SMBL) is one of those companies I've followed for a long time because of its ties to my alma mater, Brandeis. As I footnoted in this 2010 post, Smart Balance was actually invented by Brandeis scientists, something ...
Doublespeak at Adobe…
It's been over 3 weeks since we've last posted, but we don't want you to think we've been snoozing. There's lots of work to do on the back-end (as anyone who has ever seen their bank go through a ...