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Maximum Real Wage

I’ve been throwing around ideas with DA about the debate surrounding the “carried interest loophole” whereby the income from the activity of private equity/VC management is structured in such a way to get capital gains treatment in the tax code. This topic is of great interest to DA as he is seeing, potentially, the door [...]

THE GAP

A few more details have trickled out about the Hurd transgressions that have shaken loose some odd revisions in analysis that, well maybe these were “fire-able offenses.” Some of the details that have muddied the waters: WSJ: Hurd Deal Inflamed Board Oh, the BOD was miffed? Which led SiliconBeat to believe that maybe there was [...]

Marc Andreessen as Interim CEO of HP

Perhaps I am getting too out front on this issue, but the pieces are really starting to fall together for the decision to put in Marc Andreessen as the Interim CEO of HP[11.A note to future readers: as of this date Sunday, 8/15/10 no announcement had been made ;) ]. It is now clear that [...]