Horsehead Part 2: Bankruptcy

This post is about my experience owning Horsehead Holding Corp (ZINCQ) stock after the company filed for bankruptcy. I encountered many things I had not seen before in my other investments and I am sharing them here so that other investors may learn from them. For the background on Horsehead and what led up to …

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Notes: Peter Diamandis (X-Prize) talks about how they use prizes to drive innovation

My notes from the Long Now Foundation podcast on iTunes (Peter Diamandis - Long-term X-Prizes, Sept 13, 2008) Orteig Prize: Awarded $25,000 to Charles Lindbergh for flying non-stop from New York to Paris across the Atlantic in 1927. 9 teams made the attempt. They spent $400,000. X-Prize: 26 teams from 7 countries spent $100 million …

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