Personal MBA: Following on last week’s news that maybe you don’t need an MBA, here is Personal MBA, a “program” that’s “designed to help you educate yourself about advanced business concepts on your own time and without going into a classroom or into debt.”
Contrarily: BusinessWeek is documenting the five year path to business school in a five-part series. Here’s part two.
She Knew It: The Barron’s reporter that called out Bernie Madoff explains the background of her 2001 story in Portfolio. More people should’ve listened… (Portfolio)
Observations: Where are PE firms located, versus where they are investing? PE Blogger shows its New York, and California, and in second place, respectively, California, and Texas.
Clusterstock Wonders: What is the actual purpose of a fund of funds?
Enough Already: Says Dealscape. The 3i stock sell-off has gone too far.
Lessons from the Fallout: Deal Professor reflects on the end of the busted-deal era and the limits of contracts.
Hm: Good companies don’t always make good investments, according to Value Expectations (HT Abnormal Returns)
One Man’s Solution: An Eight Step Plan for Fixing the Economy, by Bill George.
Remember Kids: When you’re drowning your economic woes in alcohol, don’t ride the New York subway drunk.
It’s Not Just Detroit: Global Automakers feel the crunch.