Margin Call

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    DB At The Movies: Margin Call

    The following post is by Dealbreaker reader and commenter Infinite Guest. “Margin Call” is not “Wall Street,” “Boiler Room,” or “Glengarry Glen Ross.” It’s not trying to be any of those. There are no fistfights, car chases or explosions. There are no dick jokes. Strippers, hookers and blow are alluded to, but remain off-screen. Despite […]

    / Mar 28, 2011 at 11:02 AM
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    If Anyone Wants To Talk About What It Felt Like To Preside Over The Financial Crisis, Kevin Spacey’s Here For Ya

    To research his role in Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps, Shia LaBeouf spent a good deal of time at John Thomas Financial, an Encino branch of Charles Schwab and Goldman Sachs. It was there he learned how to stick $20,000 in an online brokerage account and turn it into $450,00-ish in a matter of […]

    / Jul 12, 2010 at 12:15 PM
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    Kevin Spacey Has Some Questions For Wall Street

    Kevin Spacey is reportedly starring in a 24-esque film called Margin Call (also starring Demi Moore as a chief risk officer). Last week Spacey started researching the role at Citi’s downtown offices where he peppered the Little Viks with questions such as “What is it like to earn millions of dollars in one afternoon [which […]

    / Jun 22, 2010 at 10:51 AM

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