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   BCO    BGG    COCO
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  Z/TRLA: Beware the “tions” of 2015, Especially Those Related to Project Upstream

I’m wide awake. I’m wide awake. Wide awake. I’m not sleeping. Oh, no, no, no….. If I could, you know I would. If I could, I would. Let it go….
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  WWE: Now With 1MM Subs the Network Once Again Becomes a “Free Call Option” Even As the Core Business Remains Undervalued

Admittedly we walked into our offices Monday morning wondering if shares of WWE would come under pressure following a negative response from a vocal, but apparently small subsection of the company’s fanbase to the Royal Rumble.  In case yo.....

  For-Profit EDU: A Few Thoughts on Obama’s Free Community College Initiative

Sorry we didn't pass along some feedback sooner, but we wanted to share a few key data points and thoughts on Obama's proposal to make community college free for students that maintain a 2.5 GPA.  The program is largely modeled on one introd.....

  2014 Investment Idea Performance Update: AVERAGE Alpha Generation per Idea since Inception of 4.1%, 28.8% AVERAGE Alpha Generation on Each Short Idea since Inception

First and foremost we wanted to wish everyone a happy, healthy, and prosperous new year and thank you for your continued interest in our research.  2014 will be remembered as a Dickens-esque year at PAA Research, it was truly the best and wo.....

  Reminder: Please Take the PAA Research 2014 Client Survey

As you know, we love to conduct surveys. We're interested in learning more about how our clients utilize our service and ways in which we can improve the research offering and enhance client satisfaction.  Please click on the link below to t.....