The Martha Mess Becomes a Monster

With Stewart's indictment and resignation, the big question haunting her company and investors is: How will they get along without her?

The rain fell on Martha Stewart's white umbrella as she rushed into a downtown Manhattan courthouse on June 4, facing arraignment on criminal charges filed by the Justice Dept. But on Wall Street, speculation continues to focus on what the Stewart indictment will do to Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSO ), the $296 million company she founded.

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