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Creating a Unique Product in a Crowded Space

Stav Vaisman, Founder, OurPlan App In the early days of the World Wide Web, renowned investor Jim Clark famously coined the term “the new new thing” (memorialized in Michael Lewis’ book of said title) to refer to his search for the idea that would represent the next prime investment opportunity. Show More Summary

How one hedge fund manager missed out on 'The Big Short'

We've all heard about "The Big Short." The trade was made famous by Michael Lewis' book focused on a band of Wall Streeters who made serious money betting on a housing crisis. The book was later turned in to an Oscar-winning movie starring...Show More Summary

Flash Boys aren't rigging the market

Michael Lewis is a great storyteller. This is probably why he's the on economics journalist to have had three of his books made into Oscar nominated movies. He has a real knack for turning wonky topics like Credit Default Swaps and the Eurozone debt crisis into simple, compelling stories. Show More Summary

Why America's newest stock exchange is preparing for failure

America has a new stock exchange. IEX, the company founded by the heroes of Michael Lewis' book "Flash Boys," is in the process of launching as an exchange after winning regulatory approval in July. This gradual process started on Friday...Show More Summary

“Surrendered Dads”

Home Game may be an entirely readable account of Michael Lewis’ experiences raising three young children.  It may be perfectly awful.  Toby Young’s ode to the MRA movement surely sheds no light: In the most affluent parts of the Western world, a historic transference of power has taken place that is greater than anything achieved by […]

IEX's 'Flash Boys' exchange goes live, aims to disrupt market

By John McCrank NEW YORK (Reuters) - IEX Group, the upstart trading venue featured in Michael Lewis's book "Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt," began operations as a public stock exchange on Friday after more than 2-1/2 years as an off-exchange trading platform. Show More Summary

Berkeley study finds scarce evidence of market 'front-running'

By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two University of California, Berkeley professors have taken a deep dive into new data and found that claims in Michael Lewis' bestseller "Flash Boys" that retail investors are being gouged, or "front-run," by high-speed traders not to be true - at least not now. Show More Summary

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Michael Lewis and Zadie Smith to Appear at 92nd St Y

The literary season at the Y will kick off on Sept. 19 with Ian McEwan, in the only New York reading from his new novel, “Nutshell.”

A New, Slower Stock Exchange

Last week, the SEC granted official approval to the platform created by the traders in Michael Lewis’s Flash Boys.

"Flash Boys" get green light to launch stock exchange

Heroes of Michael Lewis book hope to make trading fairer by slowing the process down a few fractions of a second

Florida Prosecutor: Orlando 'Should Be Leveled'

A Florida assistant state's attorney has been suspended for comments on Facebook attacking the entire city of Orlando. Michael Lewis wrote, "Downtown Orlando has no bottom. The entire city should be leveled. It is void of a single redeeming quality. Show More Summary

IEX CEO Brad Katsuyama on lies, 'Flash Boys,' and egregious pricing

It's been a wild ride for Brad Katsuyama, the CEO of IEX Group. The mild-mannered Canadian went from relative obscurity to a Wall Street celebrity in 2014 after Michael Lewis published "Flash Boys," a book focused on the ills of high-speed...Show More Summary

Michael Lewis on irrationality in human decision-making

5 months agoHumor / odd :

Michael Lewis (c'mon, you know, Moneyball, The Big Short) is coming out with a new book in December called The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed Our Minds about the flaws that crop up in human decision-making. Forty years ago,...Show More Summary

Thursday links: dull markets

Book preview: Michael Lewis has a new book focusing on Kahneman and Tversky called The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our...

Michael Lewis Explores Why People Tend to Go With Their Guts

Mr. Lewis tackles that question in “The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Minds,” which W.W. Norton & Company will release in December.

Pentatonix's Kirstin Maldonado Shares Her Engagement Photos

Kirstin Maldonado looks ecstatic while having her engagement ring placed on her finger by new fiance Jeremy Michael Lewis in these adorable photos! The 24-year-old Pentatonix singer got engaged on Sunday (May 29) in Paris, France with a beautiful view overlooking the Eiffel Tower. “hi fiancé,” she captioned one of the pics on Instagram. PHOTOS: [...]

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

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