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    Julian Robertson’s Dream Of Being Appointed Obesity Czar So Close He Can Taste It

    He’ll get his wish (and golden fat poker) yet.

    / Feb 19, 2015 at 2:29 PM
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    Cheesecake Factory-Loving Lobster Murderer Still Guilty Of Insider Trading

    Winifred Jiau, a former consultant with expert networking firm Primary Global Research LLC, lost a post-trial bid to overturn her convictions on charges related to insider-trading. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff denied Jiau’s motion for an acquittal or a new trial in federal court in Manhattan, where she was convicted June 20 of conspiracy and […]

    / Aug 17, 2011 at 3:28 PM
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    Expert Network Empress Winifred Jiau Didn’t Give Up Any Of Her ‘Recipes’ Without The ‘Sugar’

    One major focus of the Feds’ insider trading cases du jour is the use of expert networks by hedge fund managers, and whether or not the information is “too” good (the government is of the opinion that it is). While a whole bunch of employees with various expert networks have been charged, one stands out […]

    / Jun 3, 2011 at 11:17 AM
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    Sugar and Fat-laden Food Eating Challenge: Under Way

    We haven’t chronicled a food eating challenge in a while but in honor of Julian Robertson’s recently announced bid for the yet uncreated role of Obesity Czar, it’s only fitting we do so today. Although neither the volume nor the time allotment are in anyway difficult (50 items, 45 minutes) but the concept (the challenger […]

    / Nov 5, 2010 at 11:35 AM
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    Sugar So Sweet

    Having set the clear example that markets are to blame for the evils of commodity price inflation, the United States is beginning to find companions in the membership list of the Market Lockdown Club. India banned futures trading in sugar, a day after Farm Minister Sharad Pawar said the government may extend a program allowing […]

    / May 26, 2009 at 12:56 PM

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