Posts filed as “Wall Street”

Bill Ackman Takes on Herbalife

Pershing Square’s Bill Ackman might well have given a few desperate Americans an early Christmas gift last week when he took on nutritional supplement company in a three-hour presentation at a special session of the Sohn Conference in City. No, I am not discussing Ackman’s now famous short of the company, based on his contention ...Read more.

Barack Obama And The Federal Government Are Not Taking Your 401(k)

s supposed secret and diabolical plan to steal your 401(k) monies to plug holes in the federal budget, one of the many low points of the 2008 presidential campaign, is back. It appears to have started on this go-round  with World Net Daily’s Jerome Corsi, best known for his opinions about the validity of ‘s ...Read more.

Too Big To Fail Banks Turn To Ma And Pa Investor To Make A Buck

Banks such as & Co, JP Morgan Chase & Co and Goldman Sachs, under pressure from a host of national and international laws meant to stop a repeat of the events of 2008, have now found themselves a new moneymaking opportunity: You. According to an article published today by .com, these global financial behemoths “have ...Read more.

When Larry Hagman Met the Financial Services Industry

On television, actor Larry Hagman played Texas wheeler-dealer J.R. Ewing on the hit show . No one ever got the better of lyin’, cheatin’ J.R. Ewing. In real life Hagman, who died Friday at the age of 81, was not so lucky. According to , one in five Americans over the age of 65 will either ...Read more.

Mitt Romney’s Campaign Cancels Staffers’ Credit Cards In The Middle Of The Night

The next time you have the misfortune of hearing a titan or other one-percenter whine about how their trickle-down contributions are not appreciated by the masses remember this tidbit, courtesy of Garrett Haake at NBC: From the moment Mitt Romney stepped off stage Tuesday night, having just delivered a brief concession speech he wrote only that evening, ...Read more.