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Ten links at tenI’m feeling a little under the weather monkeys, so instead of my usual rant, I figured I’ll just give you guys a little weekend reading. Hope you like it. Enjoy. • The Rotten Heart of Finance (The Economist) – probably the best article about the LIBOR scandal so far. Anyone think Barclays is... 2 years 12 months
Can we really “have it all?”With almost 9,000 comments, 375,000 recommendations, and 11,000 tweets, Amy Chua’s lengthy diatribe against American-style parenting might be one of the most-read articles on the internet. A recent piece in The Atlantic however, seems to be giving Chua a run for her money. In a record-breaking,... 3 years 5 days
France to clamp down on layoffsKeeping up with unemployment is a bitch, but somehow, everybody seems to have their own way of handling it. Take Iceland for instance, after letting their banks fail, they devalued the Krona, slapped on harsh capital controls, and saw their unemployment rate drop to 5.6%. Germany meanwhile slashed... 3 years 2 weeks
Can the BRICS make up for the PIIGS?Ever since the Euro crisis began, headlines around the world have been predicting nothing but full on gloom and doom to fall upon us. 4 years into it, the stakes are higher, and the fear-mongering has become worse. Some people however, are saying not to sweat it: [quote]Growth in BRICS... 3 years 3 weeks
Gold: Buy, Sell, or Hold?Gold may have blown away stocks, bonds, and practically ever other risk asset for the past few years, but if you were late to the party, chances are you got shafted pretty bad - in May alone it dropped 6%. With yesterday’s climb however, goldbugs and skeptics have fueled debate once again.... 3 years 1 month
Hedge Funder on dating: “the dumber the girl, the...It’s Saturday, monkeys. And while I normally regale you with my highly ineffectual wrap ups at this time, this piece from BI has compelled me to write about something a little different… Let’s talk about chicks, man. Some of you guys may know that Business Insider is on the hunt for Wall... 3 years 1 month
Compensation, EU StyleI never knew these guys could be so creative. [quote]Shareholders should have the power to curb bosses' pay and set caps on executive bonuses, the European Union's top regulatory official said on Wednesday, adding to pressure on banks and companies over excessive management pay deals. The... 3 years 1 month
lightweight eyeglasses?Hey guys, I'm looking to replace my old glasses with something a little more lightweight... Any brand suggestions? Been looking at Silhouettes but I've been getting mixed reviews, couple friends of mine say they're the best while another's been telling me to treat them like the plague (too flexible... 3 years 1 month
WSO cribs: Beach House EditionWe’ve seen their New York homes as well as their Hamptons getaways, now it’s time to take a peek where our 1% goes to for some serious R... 3 years 1 month
The weekend wrapup 4.28.2012Americas: • DJIA +1.5%, S&P 500 +1.8%, NASDAQ +2.3% • Another month, another FOMC statement and Q&A. This month’s however was pretty meh; little has changed since the March meeting and aside from the Bernank saying that he’ll scramble the choppers when shit hits the fan, there’s barely... 3 years 2 months

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Financier Face OffFunny that no one mentioned Milken. 3 years 1 month
Financier Face OffPast 50 years? Andre Meyer and Felix Rohatyn probably, maybe Frankie Q too as far as banking is concerned. 3 years 1 month
lightweight eyeglasses?Thanks guys, I'll be looking into those. Any other suggestions? @heister, can't stand contacts man, something about fiddling with my own eyeballs that doesn't really appeal to me. Thanks though. 3 years 1 month
Full Time Offer, at last! Thanks WSO!Congrats dude 3 years 1 month
Just Got EngagedCongrats man! I've only been married for a week, but here's a few that I'd like to add: Get your hands on some Valium, you might need it when the moms start butting in on your wedding plans. Always resolve things by yourselves. We really thought this was a no-brainer but it's surprising how... 3 years 1 month
Funniest Shit I've Read All Day - You'...[quote=Boreed]Yawn bro, this is funnier: http://people.ambrosiasw.com/~andrew/funny/bloodcyber.html[/quote] "It's cool stone cold she was a bitch anyway." Hahaha. SB'd. 3 years 2 months
When did banking change (or has it)?Check this out OP: http://www.kc.frb.org/publicat/sympos/2005/pdf/rajan2005.pdf 3 years 3 months
Kim Dotcom Caption ContestU JELLY BRO? 3 years 5 months
The weekend wrapup 1.21.12Thanks man, I'm checking it out right now and its pretty good stuff. Been awhile since I've read Fortune. 3 years 5 months
The weekend wrapup 1.21.12Thanks man. It depends but most of the time they're just Zero Hedge, FT, or Bloomberg articles that caught my eye over the week. I'll add links next time. I use FINVIZ and Alpha Throttle to check whats going on and they rarely miss anything. Well, news-wise. 3 years 5 months