fun facts

Gordon Gekko was innocent.

A very insightful review of the 1980s movie Wall Street. “But what I would like to do is make the following case; very few of the actions which bring down the whole house of cards on Bud Fox and Gordon […]

fun facts

A $1 billion donation to make medical school tuition-free.

This seems admirable! “The 93-year-old widow of a Wall Street financier has donated $1 billion to a Bronx medical school, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, with instructions that the gift be used to cover tuition for all students going […]

better doing

Byron Wien’s 20 life lessons.

The famed Wall Street investor died last month. “Here are some of the lessons I learned in my first 80 years, which I continue to practice as I enter my 90’s.” ~ learn more

on the blockchain

Jump Trading no longer wants to be secretive.

“Jump Trading was once called one of Wall Street’s most secretive high-speed trading firms. But now, Jump is going fully public with its crypto operation and wants the community to know it is keen on being a vocal and transparent contributor […]

retail therapy

AMC Entertainment Inc.

The incredible story of the company that leveraged a Reddit-fueled runup in its stock price to raise a bunch of money and avert its impending bankruptcy for a little while longer. Remember, this is not wall street vs the little […]

fun facts

What’s a dead cat bounce? 

Leave it to the finance bros to coin a term like this. “Derived from the idea that ‘even a dead cat will bounce if it falls from a great height’, the phrase, which originated on Wall Street, is also popularly […]