If you’re killing time at the office, working on Turkey Day, or are looking for a fun interactive game for the family to play Thursday night after dinner, test your knowledge of Asnessisms with this quiz brought to you by Hedge Fund Intelligence. Or simply appreciate the above rendering of Clifford in his bedroom, by HFI artist Kieron Black. [Hedge Fund Intelligence, related]
Bill Gross Reacts To George Soros’s $500 Million Investment Like He’s Been Awarded The Presidential Medal Of FreedomBy Bess Levin
If George Soros, whose fund threw Gross a couple of nickels earlier this week, had any doubts about his investment with the former Pimco CEO, they have been assuaged. Not only has Gross pledged his undying stewardship of Soros’s capital but he’s promised to watch over the money 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, no matter what. Should Soros have any questions, any questions at all, he should feel free, nay, encouraged to give Bill a call, day or night (obviously it goes without saying that Gross has assigned him a special ringtone and programmed Soros’s number to ring through regardless of any Do Not Disturb settings). Read more »
Earlier today, Fox Business revealed a new print campaign it’s running, which takes the network’s previous tagline for reporter Charlie Gasparino– “Charlie Breaks It”– and adds “Others Follow.” The suggestion here is that Mr. Gasparino beats all other outlets on Wall Street’s biggest stories and at least competitor with a social media presence didn’t appreciate the insinuation: CNBC’s Ron Insana. So he did what anyone living in these times does when he or she believes something wrong is happening: took to Twitter. Here’s what Insana had to say:
As those of you familiar with Charles’s temperament and commitment to fact checking might have guessed, that statement didn’t fly. Naturally, instead of responding with a single strand of 140 characters, Gasparino unleashed a torrent of Tweets that would make a Word of the Day calendar quiver. Let’s take a look. Read more »
Just kidding, he actually thinks the entire operation is a joke and went on CNBC to say as much, where he noted that the only conceivable way he could see the company turning things around would be if literally everyone working for it was fired. Read more »
On Tuesday afternoon, an article appeared over at the Times that referred to Lloyd Blankfein as the “former” CEO of Goldman Sachs. As Blankfein is very much the current chief executive, a correction was issued.
…teeing the bank up for the deployment of some corporate Twitter account sass. Read more »