Dennis Kneale

Hot Links: The History of the Internet

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… What to make of the recent surge of IPO issuance.  (SmartMoney) Hedgie Leon Black and his Apollo Management buying up the debt of CT’s Foxwoods casino.  (NYP) Morningstar‘s new Shareholders tab let’s you keep track of who else owns your stock.  (Morningstar) Eric Sprott on the pickup in momentum for…

Dennis Kneale: A Cautionary Tale for the Mainstream Media

“Never pick a fight with someone who buys ink by the gigabyte.” -Joshua M Brown, September 2009 If you’re going to be on financial television, you’ve got to be one of two things: 1.  An attractive, friendly personality with good interviewing skills or 2.  Someone who has a good understanding of the issues and subject…

Hot Links: Buffett vs HFT, Denninger vs Kneale, Iran vs Everyone

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… Warren Buffett and Vanguard’s Jack Bogle come out against High Frequency Trading.  (ZeroHedge) Consumers deleveraging big time.  Not sure why this didn’t get more attention when announced yesterday, big story.  (FTAlphaville) Iran is getting close to a big nuclear breakthrough…maybe Obama should have lunch with them or something, maybe a…

Denninger's Trojan Horse

The silly war between the financial blogger community and CNBC’s Dennis Kneale was just decided tonight, with very little bombast I might add.  Kneale, the former magazine* editor-turned-pundit lost, and he probably doesn’t know it yet. (* Kids reading this in college, I’ll explain what a magazine is/ was later) Karl Denninger, who is good…

Interview With the Ghost of JP Morgan

  Last night,  I was working late in my office in the Helmsley Building, blocks away from the old JP Morgan Library on Madison Ave.  A stiff wind blew through the window and before I knew it, I was face to face with the Ghost of J. Pierpont Morgan! Below is our conversation: The Reformed…