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Pentatonix's Kirstin Maldonado: Engaged to Jeremy Michael Lewis!

Congratulations are in order for Kirstin Maldonado – she just got engaged to Jeremy Michael Lewis! The 24-year-old Pentatonix singer revealed the news on her Instagram account along with a photo of her stunning engagement ring. Jeremy popped the question during a trip to Paris and he shared the speech he said to Kirstin while [...]

Trump the Huckster

In his book The Money Culture, Michael Lewis delves into a prescient account of how Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump uses illusion to pander to working class people, even as he seeks to enrich only himself: "'Every blue-collar...Show More Summary

Wednesday links: a lack of confidence

Book review: Michael Lewis thinks Mervyn King’s new memoir The End of Alchemy: Money, Banking and the Future of the Global Economy...

DOJ Probing Whether Citadel Is Frontrunning Its Clients

Over two years ago, and just days after Michael Lewis released Flash Boys focusing attention on the ongoing criminal practice of orderflow frontrunning by such Fed intermediaries as Citadel (and many other now entrenched and recently...Show More Summary

Beyond the Pale: More British Interference in Ireland?

Michael Lewis Leaves the British Museum on his way to tell the Irish what's what This is pretty disgusting: 'British Museum ignoring Irelands right to self determination' Heritage Journal 7th May 2016.Dr Michael Lewis of the BritishShow More Summary

Butler assistant Michael Lewis joining Miles' Nebraska staff

Michael Lewis is leaving his assistant coaching job at Butler to take the same position at Nebraska under Tim Miles        

The Anti-Moneyball Election

In 2003, when Michael Lewis published “Moneyball,” his book about the ingenious, shoestring operations of the Oakland Athletics and their supremo Billy Beane, he gave the culture a way of describing a certain kind of insurrection, in...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton wanted to regulate Wall Street before the crash, and has concrete plans to do it now

The most accessible and entertaining book about the 2008 financial meltdown was Michael Lewis’s The Big Short, which last year was made into a justly celebrated film. Lewis tells the stories of some of the few investors who got it right, and saw the crash coming. Show More Summary


last monthHumor / odd : HiLobrow

In this episode of Michael Lewy's BIGFOOT ISLAND… It's Bigfoot!

The father of Euro-hoiking?

Heritage Journal ask: Dr Michael Lewis of the British Museum’s Learning, Audiences and Volunteers department was invited to speak today at the first European Council for Metal Detecting conference at The Holiday Inn, Birmingham Airport, an event specifically designed to promote the benefits of the “English Model” throughout Europe. Show More Summary

In Its Second Attempt At Going Public, BATS Prices $253 Million IPO At $19/Share

Just over four years ago, on March 23, 2012, every HFT's favorite exchange (because it specifically affords them a look at incoming order flow as described by Michael Lewis in Flash Boys), BATS Global Markets, IPOed at a price of $16/share (the low end of the range), valuing the company at around $760 million. Show More Summary

Steve Carell Animal Spirits

“In a note published on Wednesday, Morgan Stanley analysts led by Jeen Ng wonder whether last year’s debut of The Big Short—the film version of the Michael Lewis book published in 2010—has played a role in sparking fresh worries over [subprime auto bonds].”

Moral Hazard and The Big Short

2 months agoNews : Reason

If you're struggling to imagine how watching people holler at each other about synthetic collateral debt obligations could be a fun way to spend two hours, you probably haven't seen The Big Short. The film, based on Michael Lewis' book...Show More Summary

9 Signs That 2016 Looks Ominously Like 2008 (Just Before The Crisis)

Submitted by Simon Black via, If you haven’t seen the 2015 Best Picture nominee, The Big Short, I strongly recommend it. The Big Short is based on Michael Lewis’ book which examines how such an extraordinary financial crisis gripped the world in 2008, and the handful of people who saw it coming. Show More Summary

GIVEAWAY: Win 'The Big Short' Blu-ray Prize Pack

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Fans can take home a copy of 'The Big Short' on Blu-ray, plus a copy of Michael Lewis' book, a hat and a sweatshirt.

John Gutfreund, ‘King of Wall Street’ who helped transform Salomon Brothers, dies at 86

He was a high-flying risk-taker who figured prominently in Michael Lewis’s book “Liar’s Poker.”

The Wall Street legend made famous in 'Liar's Poker' has died — here are the most iconic scenes from the book

John Gutfreund — the Wall Street legend made famous in Michael Lewis' 'Liar's Poker' — has died. Gutfreund was the CEO of Salomon Brothers when Lewis began his career there. He spent a total of 38 years at the firm. In Liar's Poker,Show More Summary

John Gutfreund — the legendary banker in 'Liar's Poker' — has died

John Gutfreund, the former 'King of Wall Street' who was immortalized in Michael Lewis book "Liar's Poker," died on Wednesday, The Wall Street Journal reports. Gutfreund turned Wall Street firm Salomon Brothers into a trading powerhouse,...Show More Summary

Ted Williams, Baseball’s First Quant

Long before quants ruled Wall Street, before Stratomatic, before Bloomberg View columnist Michael Lewis conceived of “Moneyball,” the man destined to become baseball’s greatest hitter was also baseball’s first quant. Ted Williams’ lifetime stats are astonishing: a.344 batting average, 521 home runs and a.482 on-base percentage. Show More Summary

'The Big Short' wins the Oscar for adapted screenplay

Charles Randolph and Adam McKay won the Academy Award for their adapted screenplay of "The Big Short" on Sunday. The dark comedy about the financial crisis of 2008 is based on Michael Lewis' book "The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine.' The movie was the latest successful adaptation of a Lewis...

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