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    Cheesecake And Kisses: Bill Gross Reflects

    Three months ago, Bill Gross thought he knew himself. Thought he knew where his life was headed. Thought he knew how people saw him. He knew that each morning when he woke up he would feed the cats. He knew that he’d eat some eggs and kiss his sleeping wife good-bye. He knew he’d get […]

    / Apr 10, 2014 at 3:34 PM
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    Bob Gross Dies At 14: Cat Was ‘Son’ Of Pimco Bond King

    Bob Gross The Cat, who rose to prominence as an honorary CIO of the world’s biggest bond firm and had the uncommon intellectual capability to understand when her owner was on television, died last week. She was 14 years old. Bob is survived by her loving masters, Bill and Sue.

    / Apr 3, 2014 at 2:44 PM
  • News

    Decision Made, Fed To Hold Meaningless Meeting

    There’s little drama about what the Federal Reserve will say on Wednesday: It’s going to keep buying bonds in its effort to stimulate the economy. But what will the central bank be saying by what it doesn’t say?

    / Dec 10, 2012 at 6:02 PM
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    Area Man Successfully Identifies Bank Of America’s Achilles’ Heel

    Are you frustrated with Bank of America? Do you have one simple request, but have found it impossible to get through to anyone? Do you feel like no one’s listening? Maybe you’re an employee who wants to have a frank talk about bonuses, and if you can expect to get one this year. Maybe you’re […]

    / Dec 21, 2011 at 1:05 PM
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    With A Name Like Feline Pride It Has To Be Good

    Sometimes it’s useful to be reminded that not all financial structuring is designed to get around capital requirements or defraud customers. Some is designed to get around taxes and defraud the treasury! One group of people who like to think about that kind of thing is the Congressional Joint Committee on Taxation, who took some […]

    / Dec 7, 2011 at 4:21 PM
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    IRS Can No Longer Discriminate Against Extreme Cat Lovers

    Do you love cats? Do you love every kind of cat? Do you want a house full of them? Do you want a house full of so many that it’s starting to cost you a pretty penny but the idea of not having the cats to roll around with is too much to bear? Help […]

    / Jun 13, 2011 at 11:07 AM
  • MBAs, News

    Is This An Accurate Portrayal Of A Villanova MBA?

    So, the performance you’re about to see is most certainly fake. But is there some truth there? Does Debbie, the graduate of Villanova business school and extreme cat enthusiast looking for love strike you as someone who’d fit in on campus, or would the character more likely be found at Wharton or HBS?

    / Jun 9, 2011 at 3:49 PM
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    Paul Krugman Is Eagerly Awaiting Your Friend Request

    The latest issue of New York contains a lengthy profile of Paul Kruman entitled “What’s Left of the Left: Paul Krugman’s Lonely crusade.” Writer Benjamin Wallace-Wells examines the Nobel Prize-winning economist’s position as “the leading exponent of a kind of liberal purism” (played out in his column for the Times and his blog, The Conscience […]

    / Apr 25, 2011 at 2:22 PM
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    Insider Trader Danielle Chiesi Worried Feds Were Going To Charge Her With Deadly Pussy Possession

    Early in the morning of Oct. 16, 2009, agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation knocked on Ms. Chiesi’s door, confronting her with the evidence they had gathered. She walked into the hallway of her Manhattan apartment, worried about letting the agents in because they might find a marijuana joint in the apartment from a […]

    / Jan 20, 2011 at 1:03 PM
  • MBAs, News

    Day 30: A Bunch Of Idiot Traders Drop By The Office And Steve Hisses At Them And Pisses In Their General Direction

    Early last week, we were alerted to a message board containing a comment by a woman who accosted Bill Ackman at a recent General Growth Properties hearing. In it, she recounted their meeting and although perhaps mentally unstable, had a genius idea on her hands. Here is the relevant text: “I waited Till Mr. Ackman […]

    / May 5, 2010 at 5:29 PM
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    Goldman Sachs Does Fast Damage Control On Cat Story– What Else Can We Get Them To Do?

    Earlier this morning, a report came out that Goldman Sachs, after promising to pay the vet bills and find homes for five kittens discovered on the site of their new headquarters this past August, had neither paid the bills nor found houses for those cats. Now, like magic, Goldman has put out a statement* that […]

    / Nov 12, 2009 at 12:30 PM
  • News

    To Do: Attend UBS-Sponsored Cougar Hunt Or Watch From The Comfort Of Your Home

    Even if you claim to have no interest in quitting your job before you eventually get fired and continuing to live the sweet Murray Hill lifestyle you’ve grown accustomed to by being made the kept boy of a rich older woman, surely you can admit that there’s some entertainment value in watching others go down […]

    / Aug 26, 2008 at 3:21 PM

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