Posts filed under “Humor”

Go Elf Yourself

Prieur du Plessis sends along this humorous video:

Send your own ElfYourself eCards

Category: Humor, Markets

‘Twas the Street before Christmas

This poem was penned by Edmundo Braverman at Wall Street Oasis ~~~ ‘Twas the Street before Christmas, and everything sucked. Most bankers were hurting; some totally f-cked. Lehman was dead and Merrill acquired Thain asked for ten million as thousands were fired. TARP funds flooded every bank on the Street, and GM and Chrysler waited…Read More

Category: BP Cafe, Humor, Psychology

A Hedge Fund Manager’s Holiday Card

This bloody brilliant card is what a hedgie we know is sending out for Christmas: >

Category: Hedge Funds, Humor

Quoth the Trader, “Nevermore.”

Late one morning one December
in a year we’ll all remember,
Writing Christmas poems
had turned into quite a chore,

While I nodded, nearly napping,
suddenly there came a tapping,
As of someone gently rapping,
rapping at my office door.

“Tis some visitor,” I muttered,
“tapping at my office door-
Only this, and nothing more.”

Open wide I flung the entry,
stood there like an ancient sentry,
In there stepped a haggard trader
who’d been up since half past four.

Not the least obeisance made he;
not a minute stopped or stayed he;
But, with mien of lord or lady,
walked in from the trading floor-

Stood next to a bust of Soros
on a shelf well past the door-
Stood, and sighed,
and nothing more.

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Category: Humor, Trading

On Consultants

via Dilbert

Category: Corporate Management, Digital Media, Humor

Regulating After the Fact

Tom Toles: via Washington Post

Category: Bailouts, Humor, Markets, Regulation

Culprits of the Financial Crisis

Great graphic ! I won’t link to the very strange article it comes from (it violates my  “No linking to shite policy”)but I liked the graphic above.

Category: Bailouts, Digital Media, Humor, Legal

Black Hole

Category: Credit, Humor, Markets

How to Save Detroit


Here is a picture of the Smart Car, compared to a Suburban like we used to have.

Now wouldn’t you know it, just when I have ordered a new Smart Car, other car makers have come out with competing models!

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Category: Bailouts, Humor

Attack of the invisible hand of the free market!

Hat tip The Mess That Greenspan Made via Salon

Category: Digital Media, Humor, Markets, UnScience