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China's $200Bn Manipulation Not Enough -- Now What?

Phil Davis | Posted 08.31.2015 | Business
Phil Davis

The fact that Netflix (NFLX) rocketed back to $117 (we're short) and Tesla (TSLA) zoomed back to $248 and Amazon (AMZN) jumped back to $518 makes me think traders have learned NOTHING from the crash and are right back to overvaluing momentum stocks.

TGIF -- Yesterday's Fake GDP Number Allow Windows to Be Dressed

Phil Davis | Posted 08.28.2015 | Business
Phil Davis

How did we pull off such an amazing turnaround in such a short time? Well, coming off a bad quarter gives you very easy comps, for one thing.

Feds Approve New Rules In Wake Of MF Global, Peregrine Scandals

Reuters | Posted 09.12.2012 | Business

* "Corzine rule" requires top execs to approve withdrawals * Brokers must notify regulators before large withdrawals * M...

Woman Sentenced To Death For Investor Scam

Reuters | Posted 06.06.2012 | Money

BEIJING, April 6 (Reuters) - A 30-year-old Chinese woman was sentenced to death by a court in Wenzhou for "cheating" investors of 100.11 million yua...

Hollywood's Big Wall Street Smackdown

Mother Jones | Nick Baumann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was a Hollywood happy ending -- for Hollywood, that is. For weeks, big movie studios have been fighting an effort by two financial firms to laun...

Hollywood Snubs Proposed Betting On Ticket Sales (POLL)

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — (AP) Think you're better than Hollywood at gauging whether an upcoming flick will be a box office bomb or a sleeper hit? You'd get...

Back to the Futures

Bill Swadley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bill Swadley

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission might approve the creation of a futures market that would deal in movie box office receipts. I say, let 'em try!