Bess Levin

Hot Links: Enjoy My Tax Dollars

Stuff I’m Reading… A quick note on the fate of the mega rich and the American Dream.  (JoeFahmy) Did the 00’s Suck?  (Rortybomb) Bess Levin outs herself in The New York Observer.  Not just wickedly clever and cool, but adorable as well.  (NYObserver) The hedge fund community distances itself from SAC, feverishly combing through phone…

Hot Links: Prechter, Keynes & MJ's Glove

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… Elliot wave fanatic Bob Prechter looking for $10 a barrel crude oil over the next few years, completing the supercycle that started in the 90’s.  (Clusterstock) Karl Denninger explains karma to Bank of America.  (MarketTicker) Abercrombie can’t catch a break.  (YahooFinance) Michael Jackson‘s glittery glove is going up for auction….

Greg Michaels is Getting There…Be Patient

Let me spend a moment coming to the aid of Greg Michaels, not that he really needs me to. Greg is the new writer on Dealbreaker and since his Bambi-esque beginnings, learning to stand up on the wobbly legs of a newborn fawn, he’s shown steady progress on the site.  His topics are getting more…

Hot Links: Appraisals, iPhones & Dinner With Gasparino

Hot Links for Weekend Reading… Baruch gets the new iPhone but is disappointed that it fails the cafe table test. (Ultimi Barbarorum) Rick Bookstaber writes the definitive checklist of suspicious things a hedge fund will do when it’s in trouble and desperately flailing to dig out.  (Rick Bookstaber) Barry Ritholtz uncovers an attempt by the…

Hot Links: Hedgies, Jeff Macke, Violence & Nathan's Hot Dogs

Hot Links for Weekend Reading… Does any blogger do a better job at keeping up with the latest moves and news from the hedge fund world than Market Folly?  I doubt it.  Check out MF’s roundup this week of the latest on Soros, Och Ziff, the Black Swan guy, Greenlight’s Einhorn and more.  (Market Folly)…

Who's Who of Financial Bloggers

Who’s Who in the World of Financial Bloggers?  Well, if finance blogdom was a high school, here are the extra-curricular activities your favorite bloggers would be involved with…   1.  A.P. Economics Barry Ritholtz (The Big Picture) Mish (Global Trend Analysis) Anonymous (Calculated Risk) Boone, Johnson & Kwak (Baseline Scenario) Yves Smith & Co. (Naked…

Too Bess, Didn't Levin: Why Dealbreaker is a Must-Read Site

Misery loves company and anyone who makes their living in the investment, Wall Street, real estate or banking world has just gone through the most miserable set of 12 months since the Great Depression.  So for this reason, those of us in need of commiseration have found each other and our favorite source of guilty…

Hot Links

Hot Links for Weekend Reading: As Dealbreaker clearly owns the Madoff Story, here is the best of their (relentless) coverage over the past week: Check out the post about the Bernard Madoff Securities promotional item that is a must have if there are any left on Ebay:  The Madoff Emergency Response Kit! Can’t make that…