Trading Places

Eavis, Peter
February 2002
New Republic;2/4/2002, Vol. 226 Issue 4, p13
Focuses on the status of two corporations, Texas-based lender AmeriCredit Corp. and Calpine Corp., an electric utilities company, following the collapse of Enron Corp. Growth of AmeriCredit business and reputation due to slippery accounting of the company; Debt of $14 billion on Calpine; Comparison of two companies with Enron; Evidence of two companies may end up collapsing like Enron due selling of company stock by their executives.


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