Thursday, December 13, 2007


A target company stock price that is depressed.

A weak US dollar.2

Delusional foreign CEOs who never learn.3

All for this one moment.

1 Noun : (head'-en-up-pen-dee-ass-eye-ten) : The condition afflicting any CEO who makes a cross-border minority investment in a passenger airline.
2 John Stewart: "John, in your expert opinion, what has caused this steep decline in the value of the dollar?"
John Hodgman: "I would have to say God. I mean, it's right there on the dollar, 'In God We Trust.' We counted on Him, and we were fooled. I mean, what kind of Benevolent Deity would allow our money to be equal to that of Canada?" — The Daily Show
3 US Airways/British Airways. Northwest/KLM. British Airways/Iberia. Need I go on?

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