Jon Shazar

Posts by Jon Shazar

Lisa Wang needs to pop down to Pittsburgh. To get inducted into the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame. Read more »

It was only $58 million, and even that was because she’s such a good, shareholder-value-creating CEO. So get off her chaise longue-lying back. Read more »

From 2021 or so, first-year analysts may not get the sarcasm when you call the garbage they produce “trenchant,” and may seek clarification when asked to prevaricate on a sensitive matter. Read more »

  • 16 Apr 2014 at 2:50 PM

The Bitcoin Bugle: Sinobits!

The Chinese may not like bitcoin. And they may not want their banks doing any kind of business with anything bitcoin-related. But they aren’t going to be so vulgar as to ban it. In fact, they’ll even let their citizens waste their hard-earned yuan on it. Read more »

Questions from a parliamentary committee will not be the toughest faced by the former minister who moonlighted as chairman of a failing bank. Read more »

  • 16 Apr 2014 at 12:14 PM

Bonus Watch ’14: BlackRock CEOs

Larry Fink > Lloyd Blankfein. Read more »

Now that, you know, certain information has come to light, and given the nature of all this new shit? It has occurred to FINRA that perhaps running fingerprints and politely requesting that member firms poke around a bit deeper into their potential hires’ disciplinary history will not suffice to keep The Wall Street Journal from running extremely embarrassing exposes about its impotence. Read more »

Sayeth a German academic, contra everything that every hedge fund lobbyist has said (and that everybody believed) since 2007. Read more »