Archive for March, 2009

  • The Meat Grinder, and a Few Basis Points of Shame
    Posted by on March 30th, 2009 at 3:58 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Today’s “must read” is a long piece from Michael Osinski in NY Magazine about developing the software that become the Wall Street […]

  • Quote of The Day
    Posted by on March 27th, 2009 at 2:46 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits “This guy should be in a retirement home doing Sudoku. His funds have blown up twice. He shouldn’t be allowed in Washington […]

  • Annnnnddd….. It’s GONE! – Consult The Chart!
    Posted by on March 26th, 2009 at 3:40 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits South Park is world class – brilliant. “We can put that check in a money market mutual fund, and we’ll reinvest the […]

  • Phish meets Finance
    Posted by on March 26th, 2009 at 2:39 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Every morning I wake up, check a variety of blogs and news sources, and then go to the gym. While listening to […]

  • Seller Financing
    Posted by on March 24th, 2009 at 2:31 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Wow, I didn’t realize how apt the Buffalo Springfield quote “”There’s something happening here. What it is ain’t exactly clear” I used […]

  • Details Emerge – The PPIP
    Posted by on March 23rd, 2009 at 11:37 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits “There’s something happening here. What it is ain’t exactly clear” – Buffalo Springfield, For What It’s Worth A comment on my previous […]

  • The Private Public Partnership is a Scam
    Posted by on March 22nd, 2009 at 3:29 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Yeah – why mince words? The soon to be announced Private Public Partnership (let’s call it the PPP!), which aims to get […]

  • For The Win!
    Posted by on March 20th, 2009 at 6:57 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I hate to bump complete morons like Congresswoman Corrine Brown off the top spot on my blog, but this video, courtesy of […]

  • Congress
    Posted by on March 20th, 2009 at 1:36 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits With Congresswomen like Corrine Brown (D: Florida), is it any wonder we have problems? If you’re not tilted enough yet, read this […]

  • Dilbert and Other Stuff
    Posted by on March 17th, 2009 at 2:39 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Somehow, Dilbert still manages to remain tremendously on point. First, from Barry Ritholtz’s blog: and then, from my friend, Bones: As for […]

  • AIG Bonuses – Can ANYONE defend this?
    Posted by on March 15th, 2009 at 2:53 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Again, this is from the NY Times, not The Onion: “Despite being bailed out with more than $170 billion from the Treasury […]

  • Lawyers, Guns and Money
    Posted by on March 12th, 2009 at 10:28 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I was fortunate enough to see the late, great Warren Zevon live in concert a few times while I was in college. […]

  • Not Even Close
    Posted by on March 9th, 2009 at 1:25 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits This morning we get more details of how AIG threatened the Fed with financial Armageddon if we the people didn’t fork over […]

  • Roses
    Posted by on March 5th, 2009 at 11:15 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits “I know you like to think you’re shit don’t stank, but lean a little bit closer your roses really smell like poo […]

  • Long and Strong
    Posted by on March 4th, 2009 at 4:25 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Today I bring you three more readings – each of which is relatively lengthy. James Quinn does a pretty thorough job providing […]

  • Readings
    Posted by on March 3rd, 2009 at 4:05 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I didn’t even bother to write about the bailout of the bailout of the bailout of AIG, because I don’t know what […]