McCafe Coffee review: second try

Went to the nearby McDonald (NYSE: MCD) yesterday afternoon, and tried out the Iced Latte. Personal opinion: the latte at MCD is not as good as Starbucks ( Nasdaq: SBUX). Two things: 1) McDonald makes this mostly by machine, while in Starbucks the barista used some hand; 2) McDonald serves the latte not in a […]

Stock buy backs got Borders into financial trouble

google finance (NYSE:BGP) cash flow, note the numbers in bold In Millions of USD 52 weeks ending 2008-02-02 52 weeks ending 2007-02-03 52 weeks ending 2006-01-28 52 weeks ending 2005-01-23 Issuance (Retirement) of Stock, Net 7.60 -122.70 -238.30 -132.50 Issuance (Retirement) of Debt, Net 43.40 303.30 -1.40 6.80 I has been a Borders customer for […]