Archive for February, 2013

  • Is Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Against Women’s Rights?
    Posted by on February 28th, 2013 at 8:51 am, Comments: 0

    Yahoo ($YHOO) CEO Marissa Mayer just told all her employees that they couldn’t work from home anymore.  Some employees were incensed.  A few critics said [...]

  • Republicans Are Stupid
    Posted by on February 28th, 2013 at 7:51 am, Comments: 0

    I have never been to CPAC.  It’s the annual conservative conclave.  Sort of like a SXSW for conservatives. This year, the headline speaker is Dr. [...]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on February 28th, 2013 at 5:23 am, Comments: 0

    I am riding 100 miles(in one day) in August.  Support me here if you want.  The money goes to African bike relief.  Last year, the [...]

  • The Transfer of Power
    Posted by on February 27th, 2013 at 9:00 am, Comments: 0

    Today is the last day Pope Benedict is Pope.  The CEO of the Catholic church.  A very interesting run.  It’s a historic day, since it’s [...]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on February 27th, 2013 at 5:02 am, Comments: 0

    How to be SOCIAL, courtesy of my friend @FAKE GRIMLOCK.  Tip to stupid mechanical dinosaur: BEST WAY TO BE SOCIAL, COOK BACON.  SMELL ATTRACT PEOPLE. [...]

  • The Low Capitalization Rate of Potential
    Posted by on February 26th, 2013 at 9:52 am, Comments: 0

    Last evening I went to the kick off of KIPP:Chicago.  It was a stimulating evening, highlighted by a speech from Malcolm Gladwell.  Michael Feinberg talked [...]

  • CME and DeutscheBorse
    Posted by on February 26th, 2013 at 9:01 am, Comments: 0

    Don’t believe the press.  They are chatting.  But, exchanges always chat.  It goes back to the 1980’s with all the meaningless “memorandum of understandings” exchanges [...]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on February 26th, 2013 at 5:13 am, Comments: 0

    Was at a KIPP Chicago event last night.  Support charter schools where you can.  Gary Comer College Prep does a darned good job too.  Maximizing [...]

  • How to Steal A Contract
    Posted by on February 25th, 2013 at 7:49 am, Comments: 0

    One of the main gripes about failed attempts at competing with existing exchanges is that there is no competition. Eurex, ELX, and many others have [...]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on February 25th, 2013 at 5:57 am, Comments: 0

    Now that Mayor Nanny has banned 2 Liter soda in NYC, would you move to Charleston? Hollywood gets massive tax cuts, but wants you to [...]

  • George Clooney And Monuments Men
    Posted by on February 24th, 2013 at 3:09 pm, Comments: 0

    If you have never heard of the Monuments Men, you can visit their website and find out about them. Or just buy the book. The [...]

  • The EU Transaction Tax-Capitalism Killer
    Posted by on February 24th, 2013 at 10:16 am, Comments: 0

    The EU is going full bore and will tax financial transactions in Europe.  This is not a novel idea.  As a member of ($CME) CME [...]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on February 24th, 2013 at 5:47 am, Comments: 0

    The fine art of customer acquisition. Is Obama laying the ground work to go after your 401(k)? How to choose a college-because the rating system [...]

  • How Do You Work? What’s The Future of Work?
    Posted by on February 23rd, 2013 at 8:43 am, Comments: 0

    What do you think the future of work is in the world?  Will we continue to go to offices that our businesses own-or will we [...]

  • It’s Not Over In Europe
    Posted by on February 23rd, 2013 at 8:24 am, Comments: 0

    My friend Yra Harris is a great historian as well as being a pretty sharp currency trader.  In our conversations over the years we have [...]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on February 23rd, 2013 at 5:56 am, Comments: 0

    Why to sleep through the sequester hyperbole. No till is the way to go if you farm Hey remember when everyone said bacon would be [...]

  • CFTC Sues CME-Why This Matters
    Posted by on February 22nd, 2013 at 9:14 am, Comments: 0

    The CFTC is suing CME ($CME) over information leaks coming out of the New York Mercantile Exchange.  To the average individual, it looks like a [...]

  • Why The Sequester Isn’t Financial Armageddon
    Posted by on February 22nd, 2013 at 8:44 am, Comments: 0

    The sequester isn’t armageddon.  It’s just something Obama is using to punish Republicans with and scare people.  That’s why he said 800,000 jobs will be lost [...]