• Hedge Funds

    Carl Icahn, Marc Andreessen Find Common Ground

    Uncle Carl thinks that the Netscape founder thinks he’s stupid or lying, re: all of Andreessen’s conflicts of interest as an eBay board member. Marc Andreessen is happy to confirm as much, and to raise him one “hypocrite.”

    / Mar 4, 2014 at 3:46 PM
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    Area Man Likens Almost Buying Shares Of Facebook To Near-Death Experience

    The Facebook IPO left some investors seething. For Jared White, it left him feeling very lucky. “I seriously got struck by lightning and survived,” the 31-year-old Austin, Texas, trader said of his experiences amid the confusion that engulfed one of the highest-profile initial public offerings ever. At around 10:45 a.m. Friday, Mr. White says, he […]

    / May 21, 2012 at 5:30 PM
  • News

    Meanwhile, At Citi…

    Vikram’s sale on chotchkies continues apace. Earlier: Come On Down To Vikram’s House Of Jewels!

    / Mar 3, 2010 at 3:02 PM
  • News

    “I’ve been [mooo] running [oink oink] a [quack] Ponzi scheme [quack quack]”

    Have you ever wondered what Ira Sorkin, Bernie Madoff’s lawyer, was doing when he got the call that his client’s business wasn’t entirely legit, per se? Wonder no longer: “I’m sitting in [my granddaughter’s pre-schoo] class and these children, two-and-a-half-year-olds, are standing around, pretending that they’re on a farm,” Sorkin said. “And the teacher is […]

    / Dec 11, 2009 at 11:58 AM
  • News

    Bill Gates Thinks You Make Too Much Money

    Isn’t this rich? Bill Gates, the richest man in the whole country, thinks Wall Streeters are paid too much. The compensation problem is a very interesting problem. I do think compensation is often too high, but it’s a very tough problem to solve. Gates blamed a 1993 federal law capping executive salaries at $1 million–“a […]

    / Nov 12, 2009 at 8:50 AM

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