Sam Rogers explains how he would get the traders to sell all of the company's mortgage assets in a day, bringing up ethical concerns in the process. Among the concerns is that the company will be selling customers a product with no value. John Told's response shows that he cares more about the company than its customers. This is made most evident by John's justification of selling the product to customers in order to keep the company afloat.
John Told proposes that the firm sell customers bad mortgages and tries to bribe Sam Rogers into cooperating with him. However, Sam shows his loyalty to the firm and their customers by rejecting John's bribes.
Nathan sets up a company called Dumb Starbucks that uses the Starbucks logo, colors, and other trademarks He states that he can use the Starbucks brand and logo because the word, "dumb," classifies it as a parody He serves customers the same food and drinks and categorizes the restaurant as an art exhibit to avoid food and safety regulations Dumb Starbucks becomes a hit
AT&T chooses to go with YaoNet instead of Pied Piper, but Richard hasn't told his employees yet. Dinesh and Gilfoyle overhear the deal is gone. They decide not to tell the rest of the employees to keep up morale and productivity.