Toyota shares up after apology, Prius recall news

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Description: Shares in Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) edged higher after the head of the world’s largest automaker made a public apology for safety problems and said it would bring in outside experts to review quality controls. Source: Reuters.com Date: 02/07/2010 Link:  http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTOE61602420100208 Questions for discussion:  How would you play a short term investment in Toyota? Explain… Read more »

Goldman’s image crisis

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Description:  The elite Wall Street firm is criticized for doling out $21 billion in bonuses this year and having sold toxic assets. Source: CNNMoney – video report   Date: 01/13/2010 Link: http://money.cnn.com/video/news/2010/01/13/n_goldman_public_attention.cnnmoney/ Questions for discussion: What are your impressions of the report with respect to the presentation of the culture of the firm and the… Read more »