Archive for March, 2012

  • Food Fight
    Posted by on March 31st, 2012 at 11:00 am, Comments: 0

    Over on Twitter, I got into a food fight with a person that thinks there is an evil food cabal out to undermine all of […]

  • Saturday Breakfast Links
    Posted by on March 31st, 2012 at 5:49 am, Comments: 0

    T. Coddington Vorhees weighs in. Read this while sipping a bloody. Hey, the market had a decent month last month. SPY data by YCharts If […]

  • Should You Make An Introduction to Your Firm
    Posted by on March 30th, 2012 at 9:26 am, Comments: 0

    If you are an angel, should you make an introduction to your firm? Angels are people with the net worth based on IRS interpretation to […]

  • Friday Breakfast Links
    Posted by on March 30th, 2012 at 5:21 am, Comments: 0

    Research shows the Fed created the crisis, not Wall Street. As I have said previously, Wall Street responded to incentives created by the Feds. Not […]

  • Pleading the Fifth
    Posted by on March 29th, 2012 at 11:37 am, Comments: 0

    Yesterday, some MF Global execs testified before Congress and plead the 5th. Today, they are being castigated in many parts of the press for not […]

  • Thursday Breakfast Links
    Posted by on March 29th, 2012 at 6:14 am, Comments: 0

    Won’t archeologists enjoy watching our old commercials? Reminds me of Woody Allen in Sleeper. Hmmm, when insiders sell, it’s generally time to sell. ($SPY, $ES_F) […]

  • Impossible Dream In Chicago
    Posted by on March 28th, 2012 at 9:55 am, Comments: 0

    My friend Raman Chadha sent me this article from the New York Times on new food start ups in New York City. My wife and […]

  • The Rule of Law
    Posted by on March 28th, 2012 at 9:12 am, Comments: 0

    Jack Welch was on CNBC this morning and was talking about the upcoming election. He said, “In 2008, Obama was a great candidate and suspect […]

  • Hump Day Breakfast Links
    Posted by on March 28th, 2012 at 6:56 am, Comments: 0

    Too much sitting can kill you. When we traded in the pit, never had that problem. HFT can kill you? Heh. No stock picking…… Nice […]

  • Tuesday Breakfast Links
    Posted by on March 27th, 2012 at 6:30 am, Comments: 0

    This isn’t why I bought a diesel. But I really like it. Saves me big time bucks on fuel costs. Here is a good trading […]

  • Giving a Talk to Graduate Students
    Posted by on March 26th, 2012 at 8:36 am, Comments: 0

    Tomorrow I am going to a pretty prestigious institution, Notre Dame, and I am going to talk to graduate students about angel investing. We will […]

  • Monday Breakfast Links
    Posted by on March 26th, 2012 at 6:08 am, Comments: 0

    Anyone notice something funny about the new iPad ads? No song. ($AAPL) Apple Stock Chart by YCharts Trends and predictions for the future. Something doesn’t […]

  • Innovation is Great For Job Growth
    Posted by on March 25th, 2012 at 11:08 am, Comments: 0

    A lot of people get displaced by innovation. Software eats people, machines and robots eat people. But, the funny thing is as we progress down […]

  • Sunday Breakfast Links
    Posted by on March 25th, 2012 at 8:49 am, Comments: 0

    Senators introduce a bill to curb excessive speculation. All the sponsors are Democrats unclear on what speculation really is-or maybe they get it and they […]

  • The Market Is Broken, And So Are the Regulators
    Posted by on March 24th, 2012 at 10:27 am, Comments: 0

    Yesterday, some dramatic financial news came out, and some not so dramatic. All three are tragic. The Corzine Fraud at MF Global, the BATS botched […]

  • Why Do We Have Death Taxes?
    Posted by on March 24th, 2012 at 8:50 am, Comments: 0

    Doesn’t the government get enough during your lifetime? I understand the initial sentiment behind the death tax. It was put in place to try and […]

  • Saturday Breakfast Links
    Posted by on March 24th, 2012 at 5:04 am, Comments: 0

    It never ends. How smart phones make us better shoppers. It’s about flow. The media people are idiots. A Wall Street perp walk down memory […]

  • Jon Corzine is MF Guilty
    Posted by on March 23rd, 2012 at 4:56 pm, Comments: 0

    Corzine is guilty of fraud. Bloomberg just broke the story. Jon S. Corzine, MF Global Holding Ltd. (MFGLQ)’s chief executive officer, gave “direct instructions” to […]