• News

    John Paulson Once Had Self-Doubts

    You probably didn’t know it but the Jabroni Pony isn’t the only one with a new book on the financial crisis coming out today. Wall Street Journal reporter Greg Zuckerman’s got one, too (though his does not include promotion that involves being shot out of a cannon, naked, at the closing bell). While CG’s tome, […]

    / Nov 3, 2009 at 3:33 PM
  • News

    ARS: LIRR, NJ Transit Riders Must Not Be Deprived Of Their Rights

    From the mailbag: Spotted Andrew Ross Sorkin at a bookstore in Penn Station berating a young clerk for not carrying more copies of his book, “Too Big To Fail.” He actually said quite loudly: “Dude, you need to carry like a 100 copies of that book. It’s gonna be huge!” Sorkin has yet get back […]

    / Nov 3, 2009 at 1:19 PM
  • News

    Felix Salmon Has Some Bones To Pick With Charlie Gasparino’s New Book

    1. Aesthetically, it’s a piece of shit. Also, Salmon wouldn’t use the pages to line his birdcage. 2. Too much Charlie. 3. That the people publicizing it in included materials that might help sell the thing. 4. This wasn’t a Tweet (yet) but just speculation: that it wasn’t written by Sorkin?

    / Oct 22, 2009 at 1:19 PM
  • News

    Meredith Whitney Not Fan of Dollar Dominatrix Nickname, John Mack “Not Retiring” But Possibly Starring In Own Biopic

    I told her that it was intended to be a compliment à la you’re the Money Honey but powerful and in leather and carrying a whip but I don’t think it helped much. MDubs did concede, however, that “it could be worse” and that her mother “loves” the moniker which really? Is all we’re after […]

    / Oct 21, 2009 at 11:14 AM
  • News

    Charlie Gasparino Will Not Go Quietly Into The Night

    Yesterday we discussed the fact that Andrew Ross Sorkin’s new book mentions that during last year’s crisis, Lloyd Blankfein started boycotting CNBC (by turning his TV off), on account of “rumor-mongering” by Charlie Gasparino. Chaz conceded that while LB might’ve been unhappy with his ace reporting, the Goldman CEO never uttered the filthy term in […]

    / Oct 7, 2009 at 1:38 PM
  • News

    Caxton Assistant Pleads Guilty, Dodgers Manager Blogs

    Former Caxton-Iseman Capital assistant Fatima Monahan pleaded guilty yesterday to using C-IC founder Frederick Iseman’s credit card on high-end clothing, shoes, food, household items and gift cards in 2006, and was ordered to pay $45,000 in restitution. Monahan filed a $24 million sexual harassment suit against Iseman and the firm last April, in a possible […]

    / Aug 21, 2008 at 3:42 PM
  • CNBC, Maria Bartiromo

    Maria Bartiromo’s Half Million Dollar Pay Day

    CNBC anchor Maria Bartiromo has sold a book about ‘sucess’ for an advance several knowledgable sources said was approximately $500,000, according to Leon Neyfakh of the New York Observer. This would be Maria’s second book. Her first, Use the News: How to Separate the Noise from the Investment Nuggets and Make Money in Any Economy, […]

    / Mar 12, 2008 at 8:53 AM

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