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‘Flash Boys’ Coming To A Courthouse Near You

When Michael Lewis declared that high-frequency trading had rigged the U.S. stock markets, it sounded to three law firms and several pension funds like the kind of thing you could sue over. And so they have. For it stands to reason that if the markets are rigged, someone or thing sue-able has rigged them. Show More Summary

Someone Thinks Michael Lewis Is On To Something

It is very clear to Andrew Cunagin that something is very wrong in the markets right now. Two things, actually. First, there’s the bullshit high-frequency trading nonsense, which, to borrow a term from the immortal Flash Boys, is rigging stock markets from Mexico to South Korea and everywhere in between. Show More Summary

'Moneyball' GM Billy Beane Explains Why He Doesn't Watch His Team Play

Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane, the subject of the Michael Lewis book Moneyball, is in the middle of a heated playoff race with the Los Angeles Angles. While fans are living and dying on every pitch, Beane isn't even watching. Show More Summary

IEX, Upstart Trading Platform, Raises $75 Million in New Financing

The stock trading platform created to temper high-frequency traders’ advantages and profiled in Michael Lewis’s book “Flash Boys” has raised money that will help the start-up become a full-fledged stock market.

Brooks, The Go-Go Years

By Brenda Jubin: It is fitting that Michael Lewis wrote the foreword to an earlier reissue of John Brooks's 1973 book The Go-Go Years: The Drama and Crashing Finale of Wall Street's Bullish 60s (just republished by Open Road Integrated Media). Show More Summary

Is the U.S. stock market rigged?

Steve Kroft reports on a new book from Michael Lewis that reveals how some high-speed traders work the stock market to their advantage

RealD's (RLD) CEO Michael Lewis on Q1 2015 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

RealD (NYSE:RLD) Q1 2015 Earnings Call August 05, 2014 4:30 pm ET Executives Christine McLaughlin - Michael V. Lewis - Co-Founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Andrew A. Skarupa - Chief Financial Officer and Chief Business Development Officer - Cinema Analysts Stan Meyers - Piper Jaffray Companies, Research Division Benjamin E. Show More Summary

"Explanation is where the mind comes to rest."

2 months agoTechnology : Message

“Explanation is where the mind comes to rest.” - Michael Lewis, Moneyball

BATS President William O’Brien Departs

Mr. O'Brien had been in the spotlight earlier this year after he sparred on CNBC with the author Michael Lewis and Brad Katsuyama of IEX about high-speed trading.

There's Some Intense Security To Get To Ken Griffin's Trading Floor

Hedge fund manager Ken Griffin was asked about how many swipes of the security badge it takes to get to Citadel's trading floor in the Chicago office. Citadel, which was included in Michael Lewis' high-frequency trading book "Flash Boys",...Show More Summary

Senator Stunned That Michael Lewis Didn’t Call Ken ‘Flash Boy’ Griffin

If Mark Kirk needed any more evidence that a certain tome is nothing more than 288 pages of hyperbolic journalistic sensationalism based on shoddy reporting, well, he sure got it yesterday. Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., who has expressed doubts...Show More Summary

Mark Mulder tweeted about his first time watching Moneyball

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

The Moneyball movie isn’t exactly a perfect representation of the Moneyball book written by Michael Lewis. Notably, the movie virtually ignores the Oakland Athletics’ starting pitching trio of Tim Hudson, Mark Mulder, and Barry Zito, who played a huge role in the team’s success during that magical 2002 season. Mulder, who now works as an […]

Michael Lewis' Flash Boys

Michael Lewis' book, Flash Boys, exposes one of Wall Street's newest scams, high-frequency trading, or HFT for short. HFT is at the heart of a greatly altered system for buying and selling common stocks that has completely transformed...Show More Summary

An Insider Dishes On Our Timid Corporate Media

Everything you know about corporate media is true. Michael Lewis, head of the Center for Public Integrity, spills the beans about his time working for Mike Wallace, 60 Minutes and ABC News. Politico Magazine: It became painfully apparent...Show More Summary

Moneyball 2.0

3 months agoOdd : Kottke.org

After Michael Lewis wrote Moneyball in 2003 about the Oakland A's, their general manager Billy Beane, and his then-unorthodox and supposedly superior managerial strategy, a curious thing happened: the A's didn't do that well. They went to the playoffs only twice between 2003 and 2011 and finished under.500 four times. Show More Summary

Nortel Bankruptcy and Transfer Pricing

Michael Lewis reports on what is emerging to be a complex issue over who gets the value from the sale of certain assets from the now bankrupt Nortel: Claims on proceeds from a lucrative patent auction dominated opening arguments Monday in the bankruptcy trial of former tech giant Nortel Networks. Show More Summary

2014 Oakland A's Proving They're Still the Kings of 'Moneyball'

“The pleasure of rooting for Goliath is that you can expect to win. The pleasure of rooting for David is that, while you don’t know what to expect, you stand at least a chance of being inspired.” — Michael Lewis, Moneyball It's beenShow More Summary

Aaron Sorkin in Talks to Adapt 'Moneyball' Author's 'Flash Boys'

After scripting the phenomenal sports centric drama Moneyball, based on Michael Lewis' book of the same name, screenwriter Aaron Sorkin is in talks to bring another one of the author's books to the big screen. THR has word that SonyShow More Summary

Aaron Sorkin to Adapt 'The Social Network' Author's 'Flash Boys'

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin will turn author Michael Lewis' book 'Flash Boys' into a new big-screen drama, following a group of investors who found a way to rig the stock market. [...]

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