Tag Archives: Wall Street
- On Caesars, Kings, and Monetary Czars, all Losing Their Power
August 19, 2014
A recap on three rulers, all of whom are losing their grip in their respective subjects. Caesars (CZR) is losing its grip on debt, King Digital Entertainment (KING) is showing its cards and the picture isn’t as pretty as the market expected, and our monetary Czars at the Federal Reserve...
- Five on Friday: Wall Street’s Top WSOP Performers
June 29, 2012
Former derivatives trader Andy Frankenberger won his second gold bracelet last week at the World Series of Poker. In honor of his win, here’s a look at some of Wall Street’s top performers over the years at the WSOP. 1. Erik Seidel Former stockbroker Erik Seidel has enjoyed more success...
- Investing The Hard Way: The Facebook IPO
May 14, 2012
At the Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A) annual meeting last weekend, famed investor and Berkshire CEO Warren Buffett and his partner Charlie Munger were asked which stocks in the market they would avoid. Munger, normally the more reticent of the two, answered quickly. “New issues,” he replied, referring to initial public offerings,...
- Oddsmakers and Gamblers Eye BP
June 16, 2010
Gamblers from both worlds, that being the world of Wall Street and the traditional gambling industry are eying the BP oil spill and the BP company on whether or not the company will fall into bankruptcy. Paddy Power already has odds up and most financial markets are indicate bankruptcy is...
- Wall Street makes it official: stock trading IS gambling
May 16, 2010
"If you have no interest [in playing poker], that's almost a red flag... It's almost the equivalent of not reading the Wall Street Journal." So says a Wall Street fatcat, explaining why he's willing to hire traders who have neither a business degree nor any finance training, but who know...
- Las Vegas residents find Wall Street comparison offensive
April 28, 2010
How far the mighty captains of industry have fallen in the public mindset, when comparisons are made between Wall Street and Las Vegas, and it's Las Vegas that takes offense. As Sen. John Ensign (R-Nevada) points out, at least in Vegas the rules of the game don't change once you've...
Tara Reid Back In Bikini At The Palms Casino Resort
May 31, 2010
MLB commish eyes joining Las Vegas expansion party
April 21, 2017