Posts Tagged ‘Jon Corzine’

  • Better Late Than Never
    Posted by on June 27th, 2013 at 7:06 pm, Comments: 0

    Finally, the artificial walls came tumbling down around Jon Corzine.  Finally.  In case you need reminding, Corzine took $1.6 billion US dollars from his own [...]

  • Has CME Finally Broken the Curse?
    Posted by on May 31st, 2013 at 7:20 am, Comments: 0

    If you have owned $CME stock since 2007-08, you have felt some pain.  Performance has been woeful.  Macroeconomic effects didn’t help-and government regulation didn’t help-and [...]

  • Gary Gensler of the CFTC: Thinks He Should Be King
    Posted by on May 28th, 2013 at 9:46 am, Comments: 0

    Regulators should be like the best referees at a sporting event.  They are there to make sure that things are played by the rules, but [...]

  • Follow The Hot Money
    Posted by on May 10th, 2013 at 7:00 am, Comments: 0

    One of the ways to make money in the market is momentum trade.  Plenty of people try it.  Richard Driehaus built an empire momentum trading. [...]

  • Interesting and Thoughtful Response On Oversight and Regulation
    Posted by on April 29th, 2013 at 5:21 am, Comments: 0

    Recently, Crain’s Chicago ran a series of stories on the futures industry.  I was quoted in one of the stories suggesting the Federal government has [...]

  • The Market is Rigged
    Posted by on April 10th, 2013 at 11:22 am, Comments: 0

    The Fed released minutes of their meeting early “because the U.S. central bank accidentally sent the report to congressional aides and trade organizations.”.  Remember, it’s [...]

  • The Liquidity Problem With HFT In Equity Markets
    Posted by on March 14th, 2013 at 7:22 am, Comments: 0

    There has been a little more study on high frequency (HFT)  trading in the marketplace.  Nanex continually tweets out data.  Joe Saluzzi and Sal Arnuk [...]

  • The Price of Your Food and Fuel is Going Up
    Posted by on February 17th, 2013 at 10:19 am, Comments: 0

    It’s not inflation that will drive the price higher, nor the bungling policies of the Federal Reserve.  It’s regulatory inflation.  Or, an artificial constraint being [...]

  • Above The Law
    Posted by on January 9th, 2013 at 7:00 am, Comments: 0

    In America, we have a two party system.  But, we also have a caste system. Either you are in the know and in power courtesy [...]

  • HFT: Speed Isn’t the Problem
    Posted by on December 18th, 2012 at 10:08 am, Comments: 0

    There is going to be a hearing on HFT in the Senate.  Senator Jack Reed of Rhode Island (D) will preside.  I have met Jack [...]

  • Regulate Guns…..or Not?
    Posted by on December 17th, 2012 at 9:57 am, Comments: 0

    One of the fastest reactions to any mass shooting that captivates the national press is to round up all the guns and take them out [...]

  • Opalesque-Strips It Down And Tells It Like It Is
    Posted by on December 12th, 2012 at 3:22 pm, Comments: 0

    Howard Cosell used to say, “telling it like it is”.  In today’s world, most of the time when you tell the unvarnished truth, you get [...]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on November 26th, 2012 at 6:03 am, Comments: 0

    How to pitch to an angel investor at SEEDCON Advice to college students regarding start ups. Has anything changed? What hasn’t changed. The anti-social era. [...]

  • MF Global, One Year Later. No One Charged
    Posted by on November 1st, 2012 at 9:22 am, Comments: 0

    It’s been a year since MF Global’s debacle was revealed to the broader marketplace.  The hubris of Jon Corzine is amazing.  The fact that he [...]

  • Corzine Will Not Be Prosecuted
    Posted by on August 16th, 2012 at 9:46 am, Comments: 0

    There are a few ways that one can look at the headline today in the NY Times. First, you could say this is great for [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Jon Corzine Will Face A Day In Court
    Posted by on January 11th, 2012 at 11:57 am, Comments: 0

    38,000 ranchers in Montana are ticked off. Jon Corzine is the new Voldemort of Wall Street. He is running up and down Diagon Alley staying [...]