Bull!

144 Stupid Statements from the Market's Fallen Prophets

Author: Greg Eckler,Laura M. MacDonald,Laura MacDonald

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 9780740736124

Category: Humor

Page: 154

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o "We're going to reach the point where stocks are correctly priced, and we think that's 36,000." -James Glassman, best-selling authoro "Not even Greenspan can stop the Internet economy." -Larry Kudlow, economisto "Our techs are all overvalued but that's not a factor right now." -Jim Cramer, CNBCThrough the 1990s, stocks went up for so long that millions started to believe the pundits who predicted they would climb forever. The market was heralded as a magic get-rich-quick scheme-and its stars were the breathless financial reporters, analysts, politicians, and CEOs who urged Americans to buy, buy, buy and hold, hold, hold. But trees don't grow to the sky and as the market plummets by frequent and lasting double-digit drops, these stars no longer seem as bright. In retrospect, some seem downright stupid. Authors Greg Eckler and L. M. Mac Donald use their wry perspective to profile them all, reminding us that there was a whole team of "experts" encouraging us to rip up our savings while the rich got "super rich." With quotes from Alan Greenspan, Al Gore, Bernie Ebbers, Larry King, and more, Bull! provides a humorously outrageous look at the bubble that many swore could never burst. "The stock market, as best as I can judge, is high. It's not that there is a bubble in there." -Alan GreenspanWe rate this book a Strong Buy. o "We're going to reach the point where stocks are correctly priced, and we think that's 36,000." -James Glassman, best-selling authoro "Not even Greenspan can stop the Internet economy." -Larry Kudlow, economisto "Our techs are all overvalued but that's not a factor right now." -Jim Cramer, CNBCThrough the 1990s, stocks went up for so long that millions started to believe the pundits who predicted they would climb forever. The market was heralded as a magic get-rich-quick scheme-and its stars were the breathless financial reporters, analysts, politicians, and CEOs who urged Americans to buy, buy, buy and hold, hold, hold. But trees don't grow to the sky and as the market plummets by frequent and lasting double-digit drops, these stars no longer seem as bright. In retrospect, some seem downright stupid. Authors Greg Eckler and L. M. Mac Donald use their wry perspective to profile them all, reminding us that there was a whole team of "experts" encouraging us to rip up our savings while the rich got "super rich." With quotes from Alan Greenspan, Al Gore, Bernie Ebbers, Larry King, and more, Bull! provides a humorously outrageous look at the bubble that many swore could never burst. "The stock market, as best as I can judge, is high. It's not that there is a bubble in there." -Alan GreenspanWe rate this book a Strong Buy.
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The Power of the Bull

Author: Michael Rice

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415090322

Category: Religion

Page: 316

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The Power of the Bullexamines the remarkable phenomenon of mankind's obsession with bulls, especially the now extinct bos primigenius.
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Verwaltungspolitik

Author: Hans Peter Bull

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Constitutional history

Page: 251

View: 1809

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Ole Bull

Norway's Romantic Musician and Cosmopolitan Patriot

Author: Einar Haugen,Einar Ingvald Haugen,Camilla Cai

Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

ISBN: 9780299132507

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 354

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A child prodigy, Bull was admitted to the Bergen orchestra as first violin at the age of eight. He soon was idolized on both sides of the Atlantic for his superb improvisations and his ability to play the violin polyphonically. Though he was hailed as "the Paganini of the North," some critics labeled him a charlatan for his apparently magic tricks on the violin. Bull counted among his friends the great names of his era: Schumann and Lizst, Emerson and Wagner. Longfellow and Hans Christian Andersen modeled characters on him, and he was in part the inspiration for Ibsen's Peer Gynt. Although he spent most of his adult life abroad, Bull was a tireless promoter of Norwegian art and culture. His concert improvisations were rooted in his native slåtter (folkdance tunes), and he modified his own instrument using the Norwegian Hardanger fiddle as a model. By mid-century, Bull realized his dream of establishing a national theater in Bergen. He gave Henrik Ibsen a start in theater management, employed the poet Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, and promoted the music of Edvard Grieg. His attempt to establish a Norwegian colony, "Oleana," in the United States, however, failed through poor management. The words of the poet Aasmund Vinje, "That surely would be a man to write a book about," have been taken to heart by authors Einar Haugen and Camilla Cai. In addition to providing the first comprehensive listing of Bull's works (with full descriptions of all known sources), analyses of his compositions and their influences, and reviews of his performances, this biography gives life once again to a fascinating and flamboyant figure.
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Informationelle Selbstbestimmung - Vision oder Illusion?

Datenschutz im Spannungsverhältnis von Freiheit und Sicherheit

Author: Hans Peter Bull

Publisher: Mohr Siebeck

ISBN: 9783161509056

Category: Law

Page: 142

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English summary: Hans Peter Bull, the former Federal Commissioner for Data Protection, provides a critical analysis of the varying approaches to data protection and describes the methods which can be used to continue developing the data protection law. Within this framework, it is possible to reconcile liberty and security. German description: Das Grundrecht auf informationelle Selbstbestimmung wird als eine besonders bedeutsame Entdeckung des Bundesverfassungsgerichts angesehen. Informationelle Selbstbestimmung ist aber bei genauer Betrachtung eine illusionare, nicht realisierbare Vorstellung; sie verursacht falsche Erwartungen und rechtspraktische Probleme. Hans Peter Bull, der erste Bundesbeauftragte fur den Datenschutz, weist nach, wie der gebotene Datenschutz auf eine solidere Basis gestellt werden kann. Es geht ihm um Rechtspolitik mit Augenmass und die Vereinbarkeit von Freiheit und Sicherheit.
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Bull!

A History of the Boom and Bust, 1982-2004

Author: Maggie Mahar

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780061853135

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 528

View: 978

In 1982, the Dow hovered below 1000. Then, the market rose and rapidly gained speed until it peaked above 11,000. Noted journalist and financial reporter Maggie Mahar has written the first book on the remarkable bull market that began in 1982 and ended just in the early 2000s. For almost two decades, a colorful cast of characters such as Abby Joseph Cohen, Mary Meeker, Henry Blodget, and Alan Greenspan came to dominate the market news. This inside look at that 17-year cycle of growth, built upon interviews and unparalleled access to the most important analysts, market observers, and fund managers who eagerly tell the tales of excesses, presents the period with a historical perspective and explains what really happened and why.
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Bull of the Woods

The Gordon Gibson Story

Author: Gordon Gibson

Publisher: D & M Publishers

ISBN: 9781926706498

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

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Logger, seaman, hotelier, politician, millionaire—Gordon Gibson was a tough man, a fast friend and a hellish enemy. Bull of the Woods is a tale of guts and raw courage from a Canadian Horatio Alger—a man big enough to tell his life story with the same brutal honesty with which he lived it. In a skeptical age when Canadian heroes are our of fashion, this is a memoir worth its salt and then some. When first published in 1980, it sold an incredible 50,000 copies and was widely reviewed nationally as one of the best books of the season. This new edition includes an introduction by Gordon Gibson's son, Globe & Mail columnist Gordon F. Gibson.
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A Bull of a Man

Author: John Powers

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674054431

Category: Religion

Page: 336

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The androgynous, asexual Buddha of contemporary popular imagination stands in stark contrast to the muscular, virile, and sensual figure presented in Indian Buddhist texts. In this groundbreaking study of previously unexplored aspects of the early Buddhist tradition, John Powers skillfully adapts methodological approaches from European and North American historiography to the study of early Buddhist literature, art, and iconography, highlighting aspects of the tradition that have been surprisingly invisible in earlier scholarship.
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Bull by the Horns

Fighting to Save Main Street from Wall Street and Wall Street from Itself

Author: Sheila Bair

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451672500

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 432

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“When Sheila Bair took over as head of the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. in 2006, the agency was probably better known for the ‘FDIC’ logo on the doors of the nation’s banks than for anything it did. Now Bair is at the center of the financial crisis, speeding the takeover of failing banks and pressing the mortgage industry to ease loan terms . . . winning praise from Democrats and Republicans.” —BLOOMBERG NEWS, October 3, 2008 Sheila Bair is widely acknowledged in government circles and the media as one of the first people to identify and accurately assess the subprime crisis. Appointed by George W. Bush as the chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in 2006, she witnessed the origins of the financial crisis and in 2008 became—along with Hank Paulson, Ben Bernanke, and Timothy Geithner—one of the key players trying to repair the damage to our economy. Bull by the Horns is her remarkable and refreshingly honest account of that contentious time and the struggle for reform that followed and continues to this day. A level-headed, pragmatic figure with a clear focus on serving the public good, Bair was often one of the few women in the room during heated discussions about the economy. Despite her years of experience and her determination to rein in the private banks and Wall Street, she frequently found herself at odds with Geithner. She is withering in her assessment of some of Wall Street’s finest, and her narrative of Citibank’s attempted takeover of Wachovia is a stinging indictment of how regulators and the banks worked against the public interest at times to serve their own needs. Bair is steadfast in her belief that the American public needs to fully understand the crisis in order to bring it to an end. Critical of the bank bailouts and the Can. $29.99 lax regulation that led to the economic crash, she provides a sober analysis as well as a practical plan for how we should move forward. She helps clear away the myths and half-truths about how we ran our economic engine into the ditch and tells us how we can help get our financial and regulatory systems back on track. As The New Yorker said, “Bair has consistently stood out for her skepticism of Wall Street and for her eagerness to confront the big banks. A Kansas Republican, she has become an unlikely hero to economic liberals, who see her as the counterweight to the more Wall Street–centric view often ascribed to Timothy Geithner, the Treasury Secretary” (July 6, 2009).
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Bull's Eye Business Writing

10 Easy Guides for Getting to Your Writing Target

Author: Gloria Pincu

Publisher: Basic Learning Systems, Inc.

ISBN: 096581730X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 113

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Red Bull

Author: Rebecca Schmitt

Publisher: XinXii

ISBN: 3959265654

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 75

View: 6145

„Red Bull verleiht Flügel" – dieser Werbeclaim steht einprägsam, einzigartig und unverwechselbar für den angesagten Energydrink aus Österreich. Unter anderem hat der BASE-Jump von Felix Baumgartner den Claim des Getränkekonzerns eindrücklich illustriert. Diese Bachelor-Thesis aus dem Jahr 2013 stellt die These auf, dass Red Bull den maskulinen Ikarus-Mythos zu Image-bildenden Zwecken einsetzt, was anhand sprachwissenschaftlicher Analyse-Methoden belegt werden soll. Dazu wird der Videoclip zu Baumgartners BASE-Jump aus der Stratosphäre hermeneutisch sowie semiotisch analysiert. Eine Gegenüberstellung des tradierten Ikarus-Mythos mit der Aktualisierung von Red Bull dient der Entschlüsselung von Gemeinsamkeiten und Differenzen. Daraus lässt sich ableiten wie Red Bull bewusst Parallelen schafft, um auf diese Weise sein Image zu formen. Mythenmarketing wird auf diese Weise neben Extremsport-Sponsoring und viralem Marketing ein essentielles Element von Red Bulls Werbestrategie.
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Bull

oder wie eine Boulevardzeitung den Bundespräsidenten zu Fall brachte

Author: Jörg Mehrwald

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3844834923

Category:

Page: 152

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Bull Shark

Author: Jody Sullivan Rake

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 142965015X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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"Describes the bull shark, including physical features, habitat, hunting, and role in the ecosystem"--Provided by publisher.
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Die Red Bull Story

Der unglaubliche Erfolg des Dietrich Mateschitz

Author: Wolfgang Fürweger

Publisher: Carl Ueberreuter Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 380007950X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 208

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Dietrich Mateschitz steht für einen der weltweit größten wirtschaftlichen Erfolge der vergangenen Jahrzehnte. Red Bull beherrscht den globalen Energydrink-Markt und etabliert sich immer mehr auch in anderen Bereichen: Sport, Freizeit, Gastronomie, Magazin und Fernsehen. Stratos, der Sprung des Extremsportlers, Felix Baumgartner aus 39 km Höhe, war ein riesiges Medienevent und hatte einen gigantischen Werbewert für die Marke. 2017 feiert Red Bull 30 Jahre am Markt. Wolfgang Fürweger hat den Text für die Neuauflage aktualisiert und erweitert.
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Getränkeinnovation Red Bull Energy Drink

Author: Dominic Weckmann

Publisher: GRIN Verlag

ISBN: 3640368835

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 22

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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2009 im Fachbereich BWL - Marketing, Unternehmenskommunikation, CRM, Marktforschung, Social Media, Note: 1,7, Technische Hochschule Köln, ehem. Fachhochschule Köln, Veranstaltung: Innovationsmanagement, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Der Begriff Innovation ist ursprünglich aus dem lateinischen, abgeleitet worden aus den Wörtern novus bedeutet „neu“ und innovatio bedeutet „etwas neues schaffen“. „Innovation ist eine Idee oder ein Objekt, das von den Übernehmern als neu angesehen wird“, diese Meinung vertritt Everett M. Rogers. Eine etwas andere Definition macht Joseph Alois Schumpeter. Er definiert „Innovation als die Durchsetzung einer technischen oder organisatorischen Neuerung, nicht alleine ihre Erfindung“. Es wird deutlich, dass eine Innovation nicht einfach etwas Neues ist, das es so auf dem Markt noch nicht gegeben hat, sondern dass eine Innovation einige Voraussetzungen erfüllen muss, um wirklich als Innovation anerkannt zu werden. Oft werden Produkte ein wenig verändert, ob es das Design ist, die Verpackung oder ein kleines technisches Detail. Es ist wichtig zu erkennen, dass es sich in diesen Fällen nicht um eine Innovation handelt. Nicht jede Innovation schafft es tatsächlich auch bis zum Endverbraucher und nicht jede neue Idee schafft es tatsächlich sich durchzusetzen. Ein großer Teil von Ideen scheitert alleine bei der Umsetzung vom Kopf bis hin zum fertigen Produkt oder der Dienstleistung. In den vergangenen Jahrzehnten hat es eine ganze Reihe von Innovationen gegeben, einige erfolgreicher und einige weniger erfolgreich. Als ein Beispiel für eine erfolgreiche Getränkeinnovation wird in der folgenden Hausarbeit der Energy Drink von Red Bull erläutert. Zu Beginn wird die Red Bull GmbH, die Geschäftsidee und der Energy Drink kurz vorgestellt. Es folgt eine Erläuterung der vier Merkmale einer Innovation: Neuheitsgrad, Unsicherheit, Komplexität und Konfliktgehalt. Anschließend werden das Zieldreieck der Innovation und der Produktlebenszyklus eingehender betrachtet und es folgt ein abschließendes Fazit, das die Hausarbeit abrundet.
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Bull Rider

Author: Suzanne Morgan Williams

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1439156689

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

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All it takes is eight seconds . . . Cam O'Mara, grandson and younger brother of bull-riding champions, is not interested in partaking in the family sport. Cam is a skateboarder, and perfecting his tricks—frontside flips, 360s—means everything until his older brother, Ben, comes home from Iraq, paralyzed from a brain injury. What would make a skateboarder take a different kind of ride? And what would get him on a monstrosity of a bull named Ugly? If Cam can stay on for the requisite eight seconds, could the $15,000 prize bring hope and a future for his big brother?
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Baptism at Bull Run

Author: James P. Reger

Publisher: Harbor House

ISBN: 9781891799143

Category: History

Page: 375

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Provides a moving portrait of the commanders and men on both sides who fought and died in this inaugural clash of arms.
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Bull

Author: David Elliott

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1328698939

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 200

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Much like Lin-Manuel Miranda did in Hamilton, the New York Times best-selling author David Elliott turns a classic on its head in form and approach, updating the timeless story of Theseus and the Minotaur. A rough, rowdy, and darkly comedic young adult retelling in verse, which NPR called “beautifully clever,”Bull will have readers reevaluating one of mythology's most infamous monsters. SEE THE STORY OF THESEUS AND THE MINOTAUR IN A WHOLE NEW LIGHT Minos thought he could Pull a fast one On me, Poseidon! God of the Sea! But I’m the last one On whom you Should try such a thing. The nerve of that guy. The balls. The audacity. I AM THE OCEAN! I got capacity! Depths! Darkness! Delphic power! So his sweet little plan Went big-time sour And his wife had a son Born with horns and a muzzle Who ended up In an underground puzzle. What is it with you mortals? You just can’t seem to learn: If you play with fire, babies, You’re gonna get burned.
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