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    Bill Ackman Makes The Boldest Of Claims

    This one doesn’t have to do with Herbalife, per se, but the sort of proclamations we’ve come to know and love from Bill re: Herbalife in general. Like that it’s going to (paraphrasing): be raided by the feds on an exact day, that his next presentation on the company will reveal where all the dead […]

    / Jan 7, 2015 at 5:36 PM
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    Your Lloyd Will Never Leave You (To Perform Revolutionary War Reenactments Or Take A Macramé-ing Hobby To The Next Level)

    “Could you imagine giving up all this? Of course not. The combination of this being who I am and what I do and having absolutely no other interests makes me think I want to be doing this for a while,” Blankfein, 58, told Stephanie Ruhle on Bloomberg Television today from the sidelines of Goldman Sachs’s […]

    / Feb 12, 2013 at 6:15 PM
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    Don’t Let The Whims Of Some Pissant Kid Eat Into Your Profits

    Why do people work on Wall Street? Some do it for the money. Some the love of the game. And some to put enough in the bank that they can one day leave the industry and finance their true passion. And, as a comprehensive survey shows, for many, that passion is dolls. Barbie dolls, cabbage […]

    / Oct 7, 2011 at 2:56 PM
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    Brian Moynihan Pledges Devotion To BlackRock

    Bank of America has no plans to fully sever strategic ties with BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan told analysts in Boston on Thursday, [despite] BlackRock’s announcement on Wednesday it planned to sell 34.5 million shares owned by Bank of America, in a secondary offering that could cut BofA’s ownership […]

    / Nov 4, 2010 at 2:00 PM
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    James Gorman Promises Morgan Stanley Employees They Get To Keep Their Jobs For At Least Another 10 Weeks

    As you may have heard, Morgan Stanley didn’t have the “best” third quarter. Inside the bank employees have been girding their loins for what that will mean for bonuses and in some cases, what it will mean for their jobs, period. At the same time, Meredith Whitney has been on tour saying that everyone is […]

    / Oct 22, 2010 at 11:15 AM
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    Benmosche Promises Not To Abandon AIG For A Least Another Year Or So

    Robert Benmosche has a vineyard in Croatia take care of and the finest bathroom fixtures money can buy. And it would be nice to tend to his grapes and enjoy some time on the can without having to worry about the company he’s been tasked with turning around, and the government breathing down his neck. […]

    / Apr 6, 2010 at 1:15 PM
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    Citigroup Wanted To Give Vikram Pandit A Bonus This Year

    Not because the bank was finally able to turn a profit– obviously it didn’t– but because it made remarkable strides to suck less than it did the year prior (witness a mere $1.6 billion loss for 2009 versus $27.7 billion), all thanks to Uncle Vikula. Unfortunately our Pandito is a man of his word, and […]

    / Mar 1, 2010 at 4:58 PM

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