Chapter 1: Sunny Side Up
The world loves Apple products, and Wall Street loves the company, which in 2012 surpassed Exxon as the most valuable in the world.
“Apple Passes Exxon as Most Valuable US Company in Terms of Market Cap,” Huffington Post, January 25, 2012,(accessed March 12, 2012).
More column inches were devoted to the Solyndra story in most outlets than to Japan’s Fukushima nuclear-power-plant disaster, which wrote down the Tokyo Electric Power Company’s value by $13 billion and required a $9 billion bailout by the people of Japan.
Kentaro Hamada and Linda Sieg, “Japan’s Stricken Nuclear Operator Set for $13 Billion Bailout,” Reuters, January ...