Fred Frailey Blog
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    Posted over 2 years ago by Fred Frailey
    Ben Franklin said, “He that can have patience can have what he will.” More recently in Trains , Iowa Interstate chairman Henry Posner said that relying on pure dumb luck can be a workable business strategy, if you can wait it out. Two ways...
    Posted over 2 years ago by Fred Frailey
    Oil expert and historian Daniel Yergin contends that the center of gravity of the petroleum world has undergone an amazing shift in recent years, away from the Middle East and toward (are you ready for this?) the Western Hemisphere. From offshore oil...
    Posted over 2 years ago by Fred Frailey
    In my former life, I put out an 800,000-circulation magazine about ordinary Janes and Joes and their money. And one person my writers focused on for great investment ideas was Bill Ackman, the 45-year-old investor who runs a $6.3 billion hedge fund...
    Posted over 2 years ago by Fred Frailey
    Updated 11/3/2011 When I wrote last Friday that a purge of Amtrak’s non-union workforce was “a no-brainer,” I guess I was prescient. Today letters began going into the mailboxes of all non-agreement employees, offering them buyouts...

November, 2011