Posts filed under “Humor”
Here are my forecasts for 2014, guaranteed to not be wrong: Category Forecast Dow Jones Industrials No idea S&P500 WTF are you asking me for? 10 Year Bond Could not fathom a guess Emerging Markets Who knows? Fed Fund Rates Haven’t a clue US Housing Market That’s a really good question Inflation Not a clue…Read More
From the inimitable Art Cashin of UBS: ‘Tis two days yet to New Year but despite what you’re hopin’ The folks in the Board Room say “the full Eve we’ll stay open” So we’ll buy and we’ll sell as the tape crawls along And though “Bubbly’s” verboten we may still sing a song Two Thousand…Read More
Another year in the books and I’ve updated my Investing Fads and Themes by Year guide accordingly. It begins with 1996 because that was my first summer working on The Street and my earliest exposure to the market. I do this every December because I agree with the eminent philosopher Bob Marley when he reminds us “If you…Read More
Doug Kass put together this great list of amusing videos: Melissa McQueen and Hot Box, “All I Want for Christmas Is Jews” (parody of the famous Mariah Carey song); Darlene Love, “Christmas Time for the Jews” (my favorite, “Saturday Night Live”); Adam Sandler, “The Chanukah Song” (“Saturday Night Live”); Steve Martin, “A Holiday Wish” (“Saturday…Read More
You are easily dazzled by words that sound more sophisticated than they really are. You are totally aware of this – and yet you remain susceptible. Using hundred-dollar words where a five-dollar word will do is a time-honored, traditional selling tactic on Wall Street and in the hedge fund / asset management world as well….Read More
Blackstone & Codere amantha Bee investigates the shady, totally legal business dealings of a private equity firm called Blackstone.
Here is the original article: Blackstone Unit Wins in No-Lose Codere Trade: Corporate Finance