The 25% Loss That Became A 50% Gain

Posted by: Roben Farzad on January 18, 2006

This just in: conspiring to place an orphaned finger in Wendy’s chili to score a hush-hush settlement will get you 9 to 12 years in the slammer . Clearly, there was an easier way to make money…

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Like investing in shares of Wendy's (WEN) when news of Digitgate first broke last March. The stock has since soared 50% to a recent all-time high. You can totally picture a grinning Dave Thomas somewhere in the heavens, wagging his finger and taunting, "Not in my house," as he downs a Junior Bacon Cheeseburger.

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