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Hatch Weekly: Bigger than Enron (GE we’re looking at you)

The name Harry Markopolos might not mean much to you, but he’s the guy who first raised the alarm over Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme in 2008. A self-confessed maths geek, he sent Wall Street's biggest conman to the slammer. Well, Mr Markopolos has a new target in his forensic accountant sights: GE (GE). He recently published a report claiming that GE’s accounting fraud is “bigger than Enron and WorldCom combined”. Um, that’s pretty big.

20 Aug 2019
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Hatch Weekly: Disney's big bust

We’ve finally got the details on Disney’s (DIS) streaming play: last week CEO Robert Iger said its service would include Disney+ and bundle it up with Hulu and ESPN+ for just $12.99 per month, Hulu and ESPN Plus for $12.99 later this year. Hear that, Netflix (NFLX) and Amazon (AMZN)? Those are the winds of change, and they’re blowin’ on you.

15 Aug 2019
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Hatch Weekly: Thirsty? Invest in liquid gold, aka water

Water shortages in the years ahead could make it a precious commodity and an opportunity for savvy investors. Also: Few retailers are performing as well as Lululemon Athletica (LULU) and how can investors benefit from the growth of AI?

23 Jul 2019