I love corporate spin-offs - and you should, too.
With spin-offs, companies unlock hidden values in their operations and pass them on to shareholders - offering low risks and high probabilities of market-beating profits.
And the past month or so has produced a bonanza.
First, eBay Inc. said it is spinning off its very successful PayPal digital payments firm. Then, Hewlett-Packard Co. announced that it plans to divide itself in half.
And most recently, security software maker Symantec Corp. joined in and said it's splitting in two.
Overall, spin-offs are estimated to be worth $1.6 trillion so far this year.Here's the hitch...