Walt Disney has announced today it estimates to trash approx. $200 million on the movie John Carter. This would make the sci fi Carter movie probably the largest loss making movie of all times.
After 10 days of almost consecutive gains, US stock exchages indexes started to point mildly down. S&P went down TO 1,406, only 10% below the 1,550 plus record from 2007. All the analists say this id due to a weaker demand of raw materials from China, which in turn is slowing down…in exports.
I was today reading about the “famous” marketeer Tim Lowe. He showcases a photo with his two English expensive cars in front of a mansion on the homepage and pretends to have helped lots lots of customers to develop their business online. All good here, you know, we are all billionaires on paper, at least with 1929 Deutsche Marks (finance […]
Measuring corporate performance has become a hot topics for the boardrooms lately. There is a strange opinion stream that underlines that the correct management tools can actually add value – as opposed to the strategy purists which think that only the 5 P’s of marketing can add value to a company. I myself am often confused, even in practice, since […]
Nothing seems to work anymore as it used to do in the past. There was a time, not long ago, when a credit default swap was always issued by a smart bank and had always a counterparty which was not so smart to underwrite it. Usually the counterparty was AIG, or some other big insurer who thought it could manage […]