Noriko Hama

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| Jan 30, 2006

Alchemist or apprentice: a guide to Livedoor hype

Takafumi Horie, aka Horiemon, is in disgrace. He and other senior executives of Livedoor, the Internet company, have been arrested on suspicion of violating securities laws. Everybody calls Mr. Horie an alchemist now. They have taken to doing so ever since allegations about his questionable ...