So This Is How Wall Street Golfs

Full disclosure: I'm a sailor, not a golfer, and it's been my experience that there isn't much crossover between those two sports. But I have played golf. I even took lessons...

Monday @Mentions April 14, 2014

Thread of the Week:

The Thread of the Week this week was How I Lost A Million Dollars by @"Jared Dillian". His no-nonsense post on the costs of nonconformity in...

Bonus Bananas April 11, 2014

1) Best, Brightest and Rejected: Elite Colleges Turn Away Up to 95% ( NY Times ) - Target schools just got a little more target, I guess.

2) When the French clock off...

Is Goldman Shuttering Sigma X?

We might be witnessing the first casualty of the Flash Boys backlash. Goldman Sachs is said to be considering closing its dark pool Sigma X. The question in my mind is why....

NY Raises Estate Tax to 164%!

Congratulations, New Yorkers! It now costs you money to die . Okay, not really. But it's an eye-grabbing headline, no? There is a kernel of truth to it, and that's the ironic...

Monday @Mentions April 7, 2014

Thread of the Week:

We had lots of great stuff this week, but the highest ranked post (or posts, in this case) was written by @"Rhys da Vinci". I'm referring of course...

Hedgies Wild About Citi

mod (Andy) note: "Blast from the past - Best of Eddie" If there's an old post from Eddie you'd like to see up again shoot me a message.

What is it about Citi that...

Bonus Bananas April 4, 2014

1) Energy Future Plan Said to Almost Wipe Out Owners KKR to TPG ( Bloomberg ) - It's not often you see titans like KKR and Goldman Sachs take one in the seat, so I imagine...

Where Do GOOG & GOOGL Finish Today?

Well, today is the big day for Google shareholders. I just got the new shares dropped into my account. I'm showing a pre-market on GOOG at $565.16 a share. GOOGL looks set to...

I'm Out of Bitcoin

If you've been reading my stuff for a while you know that in the interest of full disclosure (and to avoid being accused of talking my book) I tell you guys about the moves I...

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