Whether or not you're enjoying a Spring break vacation, you can still channel that getaway feeling by escaping into one of this month's new releases. Brand-new titles from Chelsea Handler, Moneyball author Michael Lewis, and YA writer Lauren Oliver are among some of the exciting books coming out this month. Show More Summary
In a Vanity Fair profile piece from 2012, writer Michael Lewis shared some of President Obama’s productivity habits. One of those habits involved routinizing mundane daily decisions. Since Obama has to make many difficult high-level decisions each day, he doesn’t want to waste his mental energy on smaller decisions. Show More Summary
We will miss the scribe and commentator Adam Smith, aka George J. W. Goodman, a modern-day wordsmith with far more Jewish wit and ironic wisdom than any other writer on finance today. No offense to Michael Lewis. “This a modern classic,” Paul Samuelson, the first American Nobel Prize Winner in, wrote across the jacket [...]
Bank of America's fourth-quarter results exceeded Wall Street expectations. | Doctor admits sharing data with former SAC trader accused of insider trading. | Regulators revise Volcker Rule. | Michael Lewis has a new book.
Lewis' latest book has a Wall Street theme, though more concrete details aren't yet known.
Michael Lewis’s next book, which is due to hit shelves in March, will be concerned with “the financial world.” And that’s really all we know about it at this point.
$$$ Beanie Baby Maker Ty Warner Avoids Jail in Tax Case [Bloomberg] $$$ Wells Fargo Profit Rises Despite Mortgage Slowdown [WSJ] $$$ JPMorgan profit hit by Madoff, weaker investment banking [Reuters] $$$ New Michael Lewis Book on Financial...Show More Summary
Michael Lewis, the acclaimed author of The Big Short and Liar's Poker, has written a new book about Wall Street, the New York Times reports. The book is called "Flash Boys." From the Times: The book, titled “Flash Boys,” will be released by W.W. Show More Summary
Mr. Lewis’s new book is called “Flash Boys.’' He is the author of best sellers like “Moneyball,’' “Liar’s Poker’' and “The Big Short.’'
Michael Lewis (Deputy Head of Portable Antiquities and Treasure, British Museum) talks about the "contribution to archaeology" which artefact collecting makes. Many people [...] have probably found archaeology (sic), albeit not necessarily...Show More Summary
In the essay by Michael Lewis (Deputy Head of Portable Antiquities and Treasure, British Museum) about the "contribution to archaeology" which artefact collecting makes the Kossinnist underpinnings of the PAS are apparent:Even in their own right, such stray finds are of interest to researchers studying particular object types and their distribution. Show More Summary
Andrew Zatlin is a Silicon Valley economist who has figured out how to forecast official economic data releases more accurately than the institutions that have made it their business for much longer than he has. He uses better data and … Continue reading ?
Michael Lewis has done it again. In an article in last Sunday’s NY Times, the Moneyball author applied his considerable writing skill to describing the penetration of analytics into basketball. As in his baseball bestseller, where he...Show More Summary
reat expository journalism like Michael Lewis’ Liar’s Poker or Tom Wolfe’s The Right Stuff, dives deep into an industry and tells an engaging, true story about it. In Ninety Percent [...]
Now a journalist and author, Michael Lewis is no stranger to Wall Street's draw on young minds. He worked at Soloman Brothers before resigning to write Liar's Poker in 1989, a tell-all book on mortgage-backed bonds and those who peddled...Show More Summary
By now, probably every investor has heard of Moneyball, the Michael Lewis book-turned-movie that details the story of the 2002 Oakland Athletics. A’s General Manager Billy Beane, handicapped by a limited payroll, decides to apply economic theory to baseball strategy, which transforms his team into an unlikely division winner. In the end, the rest of […]
“When I’m working on a book, I’m in a very agitated mental state. My sleep is disrupted. I only dream about the project. My sex drive goes up. My need for exercise, and the catharsis I get from exercise, is greater. When I’m in the middle...Show More Summary
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When Michael Lewis' best-selling book "Moneyball" hit the market in 2003, baseball was changed forever. Lewis chronicled the inner workings of the Oakland Athletics, the team that somehow managed to turn bands' rejects into playoff contenders. Since...Show More Summary
Someone sent us a New York Daily News article about Michael Lewis who claims to be a Gulf War veteran who was exposed to deadly chemicals during that deployment which should support his pot habit. A Gulf War veteran and his wife claim San Diego County senselessly cracked down on his use of medical marijuana […]