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  1. Investment Banks and Too Big Too Fail: Bigger Than Before

    Too big too fail. Any student of finance has heard about this moral hazard issue described by such cases as Long-Term Capital Management. Such was the motif during the bailouts of 2008 when former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson single-handedly rescued ...

    - Apr 22 2012 - 6:43pm - 11 comments

  2. Will You Rush the Biggest Frat on the Street?

    I daily cast my doubts on the ability of Wall Street to survive in its current form. There are my misgivings about the economic stability of the TBTF business model and the daily screeching of monkeys hoping for greener pastures. But then I read about ...

    - Jan 17 2011 - 12:04pm - 13 comments

  3. On the Casting Couch

    No not that kind of casting couch action, I'm talking about Andrew Ross Sorkin's Too big to fail movie adaptation here. After a long and much speculated casting, HBO has finally released it final cast sheet and a lot of big names are in the ...

    - Oct 13 2010 - 7:50pm - 12 comments