Posts filed under “Humor”

Sesame Street explains the Madoff Scandal


JimmyKimmelLive March 12, 2009

Category: Humor, Legal

Madoff in Prison

In all the week’s lunacy, we neglected this story — which can be resolved with a simple cartoon: > via Time Magazine

Category: Humor, Legal

When Ritholtz Talks . . .

Terribly amusing posting on the Freakonomics blog yesterday that made me check if it was April Fool’s Day: > > Thanks for the compliment — I think we both know this was correlation rather than causation. We recorded that on Monday afternoon, and they posted it early Tuesday. But if you looked at the US…Read More

Category: Financial Press, Humor, Investing, Markets, Trading, Weblogs

Preferred Stocks

> via The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Category: Humor, Markets

SNL on Tim Geithner

Have an idea to solve the banking crisis? Call Tim Geithner at 1-800-IDEAS?.

Category: Bailouts, Credit, Humor, Video


Some geek statistical humor: > > xkcd via Flowing Data

Category: Humor, Markets, Mathematics

The New F***ing Citibank

This is hysterical (NSFW): The New Nationalized Citibank from Funny or Die After Citibank becomes nationalized, expect to see commercials like this.

Category: Bailouts, Credit, Humor

Timmy & the Bear

Here’s a little counter-programming to my screed this morning: > > I am fair and balanced, or fairly unbalanced, or words tot hat effect . . .

Category: Bailouts, Humor

The Uncler

Still reeling over Mickey Rourke not bringing home Oscar gold? Well, while you wait on the DVD of The Wrestler, enjoy one this parody:

Category: Bailouts, Economy, Humor, Video

Jim Rogers on Max Keiser’s The Oracle

A must see episode of BBC World’s The Oracle with Max Keiser. Along with guests Jim Rogers and Michael Hudson, Keiser discusses angry bailout losers in the US; a ‘monetary Stalingrad’ in Eastern Europe; and whether Swiss banking can survive without tax cheats and money launderers.

Part one

Part two

The Oracle with Max Keiser Guests: Michael Hudson and Alfredo Vallabao Topics: Bailouts and China, US Treasuries

Part three:

February 27, 2009

Category: Bailouts, Economy, Humor, Markets, Video