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Is shorting your competition legal?Let's say you own a biotech and discovered a cure for aids. Can you use this material non-public info to short other publicly traded pharmas and biotechs also working on HIV drugs? Sorry if this is a naive question, CFA L1 didn't cover anything like this. 1 year 7 months
Getting in the ground floor...not.[quote]A bankrupt electronics retailer appears to have gotten caught up in the investor fervor for Twitter. Shares of Tweeter Home Entertainment Group Inc. rose as high as 15 cents Friday. That’s up 1,400 percent from Thursday’s closing price of 1 cent. The Financial Industry Regulatory... 1 year 7 months
Detroit’s Creditors Asked to Accept Pennies on...[quote]The emergency manager who was sent to reverse the fortunes of this financially troubled city asked some of its creditors on Friday to accept pennies on the dollar as he laid out his plan for tackling Detroit’s staggering debt, kick-starting negotiations that could determine whether the city... 1 year 11 months
Can't wipe your butt in this socialist...http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-17/89-year-old-hunts-for-toilet-paper-as-shortages-crimp-venezuela.html [quote] Encarnacion Rivas, an 89-year-old Venezuelan retiree, had to traipse around a half dozen stores in Caracas on her search for toilet paper as dollar shortages in South America’s... 2 years 1 week
New Legal Challenge to ObamacareI just read up on an interesting new suit against Obamacare making the rounds. Couldn’t find it on WSO so thought I’d post on it. So last year the Supreme Court mandated that Obamacare is a tax, and is therefore constitutional. However, the Origination Clause of the Constitution mandates that "... 2 years 2 weeks
$22/hr min wage. Now liz warren is NOT just...http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/mar/18/sen-elizabeth-warren-raise-minimum-wage-22-hour/print/ 2 years 2 months
Al Jazeera Buys Al Gore’s Current TVhttp://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-01-03/al-jazeera-news-network-acquires-current-tv-to-expand-in-u-s-.html Al Jazeera has bought Al Gore’s progressive media corporation. For those of you who thought the programming on that channel couldn't get any worse, think again. 2 years 4 months
Hollywood hypocrisy at its finestJust saw this posted on GSelevator 2 years 4 months
Should the rich prefer higher a tax rate instead...It is seems pretty inevitable that the “rich” (however you define them) are gonna have to pay higher taxes, cause we live in a democracy and the majority of citizens want this and the trend is not going end anytime soon. Some republicans say we should close tax loopholes and deductions that the... 2 years 5 months
New financial product (or dumb idea/not a new...The fact that folks are paying negative yields for US debt (and the debt of swiss/germans/etc) seems absurd, especially given that most gov’t debt is a huge time bomb. Obviously some folks need these as collateral for financial transactions. But the bulk of these are held by short- and long-term... 2 years 10 months

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Thoughts on HBS (Starting Out)surprised brady isn't all over this 7 months 3 weeks
Jeter's Game-Winning SingleI hate the yanks but that was an awesome ending 8 months 2 days
WSO Stock Price Contest #9: HPQ24.50 1 year 3 months
Not Attending Medical School---Fuck Obama CareI think Talleyrand would have summed it up best: "It's worse than a crime, it's a mistake” 1 year 6 months
Not Attending Medical School---Fuck Obama Care[quote=UFOinsider]I hope ACA works. If it doesn't then scuttle it. I just can't personally stand everyone with some bullshit pseudointellectual pet theory that they value over reality. After all, it's only the health of a nation at stake. Y'know, nothing major.[/quote] Right, because... 1 year 6 months
Not Attending Medical School---Fuck Obama Care[quote=UFOinsider] 2. AMA is run by people who are intimately aware of the financial situation of medical students and isn't "screwing them over" on that basis. Check your premisis here. You're rebelling against a figment of your imagination. [/quote] Right, just like the ABA isn't screwing... 1 year 6 months
Not Attending Medical School---Fuck Obama CareCanada has a HUGE doctor shortage because the system fucks them over. So happy we are bringing that system over. 1 year 6 months
A Day in the Life: Professional Baseball PlayerDo a lot of guys screw around with knucklers so that they can become the next wakefield/dickey? 1 year 7 months
Plagiarism: Sucks to be this girl. 1 year 7 months
A Day in the Life: Professional Baseball PlayerSB, great post. What do you think separates the handful of guys who make it from the rest? Are they spending insane hours working out and watching tapes? Or are they just naturally gifted? 1 year 7 months