Posts Tagged ‘Bill Clinton’

  • Bridges to Brooklyn, and Swamp Land in Florida
    Posted by on April 23rd, 2015 at 5:11 am, Comments: 0

    Do you believe the stories about the origin of the Flash Crash?  If you do, I have a bridge in NYC and some slightly damp […]






  • It’s A New Information Age in Financial Markets
    Posted by on April 21st, 2015 at 9:42 am, Comments: 0

    When I traded on the floor, one of the reasons it there was a cost to be there was we had better information than the […]






  • Innovation in Finance
    Posted by on April 8th, 2015 at 8:14 am, Comments: 0

    It used to be that if you were entrepreneurial and innovative, an investment bank was a good place to work.  Banks were creative.  They were […]






  • Competition is the Whetstone That Makes Us Better
    Posted by on April 4th, 2015 at 9:09 am, Comments: 0

    America was founded by people that were fond of competition.  One of the problems I see with America today is we have lost our appetite […]






  • Why Does The Stock Market Impact Startup Valuations?
    Posted by on March 12th, 2015 at 7:43 am, Comments: 0

    It’s impossible to predict the stock market with any certainty from day to day.  But, typically it goes in 6-8 year cycles.   Not boom/bust, […]






  • The Chicago Public School System, And Teacher’s Union Speculate On Swaps
    Posted by on November 13th, 2014 at 10:06 am, Comments: 0

    The Chicago Public School (CPS) system lost $100M speculating on the future value of interest rates.  Why did they do this?  Swaps are customized derivative […]






  • Is Your Company the Shark, The Stingray, or the People?
    Posted by on August 31st, 2014 at 8:31 am, Comments: 0

    Sometimes you don’t notice change.  It sneaks up on you and attacks.  Sometimes change happens, and your company can avoid collateral damage by getting out […]






  • Engagement Among Politicians
    Posted by on November 9th, 2013 at 8:16 am, Comments: 0

    When it comes to social media, I don’t follow a lot of politicians. I follow a few just for kicks, and I have found one […]






  • If You Live In Virginia, Read This Post
    Posted by on November 2nd, 2013 at 10:03 am, Comments: 0

    Checking the recent polls in Virginia’s governor race are interesting.  Terry McAuliffe is looking like he can pull a 1992 version of Bill Clinton.  In […]






  • Get Used to Volatility
    Posted by on June 12th, 2013 at 8:09 am, Comments: 0

    After a nice sustained rally this year, the market seems to be having second thoughts.  When markets turn, there is a lot of volatility at […]






  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on May 8th, 2013 at 4:10 am, Comments: 0

    Up early.  It’s my birthday.  Harry Truman was born on this day.  It was also V-E Day in Europe today back in 1945.  I have […]






  • Real Life Microeconomics In Action-Crony Capitalism, Corporate Style
    Posted by on December 3rd, 2012 at 8:16 am, Comments: 0

    Interesting article on states giving away tax goodies to corporations in order for them to set up shop there.  Today, we talked about cost curves […]






  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on November 10th, 2012 at 8:11 am, Comments: 0

    General Petraeus resigns from the CIA due to an affair.  Admirable that he took the responsibility to resign.  But, why hasn’t Jesse Jackson Jr resigned? […]