polls

According to a poll by the Financial Times, over half of your colleagues have been looking for a polite way to say you dress like a slob. Read more »

  • 24 Jul 2013 at 5:07 PM

Americans Living In The Recessionary Past

Facts have never gotten in the way of red-blooded Americans seeing through socialist spin. So even though the U.S. hasn’t technically been in a recession since 2009, the Real America knows that it still is, despite all of the statistical shimmying of liberal rags like The Wall Street Journal. Read more »

  • 08 Jul 2013 at 5:15 PM

Goldman, JPMorgan: Permission To Freak Out GRANTED

All of those Fed guys telling you that you overreacted to gentle Ben’s words last month were lying, according to people in the know. Read more »

In spite of JPMorgan Chase’s well-publicized loss of more than $5 billion, just 14 percent of Americans polled correctly identified C.E.O. Jamie Dimon as a New York banker. Sixty-six percent say they don’t know who he is, while 9 percent believe he’s a Texas congressman, 7 percent think he’s an X Games skateboarder, and just 4 percent believe he’s a daredevil motorcyclist. [VanityFair]

  • 05 Jul 2011 at 12:27 PM

Majority Of People Hate Their Bosses

The good news, if you’re the boss, is only 11 percent of employees polled would dare to make good on threats to quit without having something else lined up. [FINS]

Fifty-four percent of respondents to the global poll of traders, investors and analysts conducted May 9-10 have an unfavorable opinion of the New York-based bank, more than double the negative rating for JPMorgan. Yet a month after a U.S. Senate report said Goldman Sachs misled clients, 78 percent of those surveyed said the accusations will either have no effect on the firm or will harm its reputation without driving away customers. “Investors will continue to put their money with capable institutions, regardless of their history or morality,” said poll participant Christian Contino, 27, who works as a consultant for the investment-management section of the United Nations’ International Fund for Agricultural Development. [Bloomberg]

Thursday afternoon marked a turning point in the Raj Rajaratnam trial. While jurors had already been played tapes of Raj complimenting Danielle Chiesi on how she “played” a tech exec into giving her material non-public information and one of him telling a friend he knew to buy shares of a company because “one of our guys is on the board,” been told that his brother felt the need to destroy his “private notebooks,” and heard testimony from a former McKinsey exec that Raj paid him $1 million for his tip about AMD’s acquisition of ATI, they’d yet to be shown evidence of the Galleon founder’s massive pair. Until yesterday. Read more »