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    Michael Lewis Not Having Any Trouble Looking Himself In The Mirror

    Or so he told one Bloomberg reporter.

    / Apr 3, 2014 at 3:55 PM
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    College Students Hesitant To Reveal Scarlet ‘B’

    Time was, landing an offer from an investment bank in the fall of one’s senior was something to be proud of. Secured employment at Goldman/JPMorgan/Lehman Brothers et al for the following year was something you didn’t try to hide and you’d happily join Facebook groups started around the common cause of spending one’s signing bonus […]

    / Nov 29, 2011 at 1:52 PM
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    Hedge Fund Founder Sued For Telling Employees How He Really Feels

    One of the most difficult and important part of being a hedge fund manger is the constant need to come up with new, outside the box ideas. This is, of course, crucial specifically with regard to investment ideas but also just generally, there is the never-ending pressure to maintain freshness in all matters of business. […]

    / Nov 7, 2011 at 10:23 AM
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    Confidential To The Partners Of Goldman Sachs: Gird Those Loins. Literally.

    This fall, in a basement at Goldman Sachs, around 100 men and women will be inducted into an exclusive society. Membership will mean they’ll make metric ass-tons of money. They’ll get “investment opportunities not offered to other employees” (first dibs on client front-running, etc). They’ll be able to put in requests for “fashionable tables at […]

    / Sep 13, 2010 at 10:45 AM
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    Billionaires Shamed For Not Signing Up For Gates/Buffett ‘Pledge’

    So, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett has this thing called the “Giving Pledge,” wherein the super rich promise to donate at least half their money to charities. The latest version of the list was recently released and it includes names like Jim Simons, John Arnold, Pete Peterson, Sandy Weill. Please take a moment to offer […]

    / Aug 4, 2010 at 5:26 PM
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    Former UK Banker, Ashmed Of Past Life, Finds Meaning In Dressing Up As Pirate

    Gordon Dickson was once Bank of Scotland’s risk officer. His career spanned several decades and made him a nice chunk of money. Then the crisis happened, the shares he’d bought over thirty years collapsed, he fell into a depression and declared he wanted nothing to do with this godforsaken industry. But he needed to find […]

    / Jul 20, 2010 at 3:13 PM
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    Citadel Securities Icer Goes With The Green Apple

    From the front lines: “This just happened. He drank that fucker and quick. The best part was the lack of commentary. Just looked around to see if anyone was watching, took it down and got back to work. Oh, and it was a chick icing a dude.”

    / Jun 17, 2010 at 2:50 PM
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    Starting A List

    Of Senators who are under the impression that The Beard’s last name is ‘Ber-na-ke’. Obviously this will be added to throughout the day. * Sen. Richard Shelby * Sen. Chris Dodd (really?)

    / Dec 3, 2009 at 10:10 AM

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