“Explanation is where the mind comes to rest.” - Michael Lewis, Moneyball
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.
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
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
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' 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
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
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
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
“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
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
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. [...]
The last time Scott Rudin had a Michael Lewis adaptation on his hands, he got Aaron Sorkin to help turn it into a critically acclaimed hit. So now that he’s got another Lewis adaptation in the works, he’s naturally bringing Sorkin back on board. Show More Summary
The project marks the second Lewis book that Sorkin has tackled for Sony (he also wrote a draft of the screenplay for "Moneyball"). read more
Since Michael Lewis published his book on high frequency trading, 'Flashboys', and told America that the market was rigged, it became clear that there are a lot of people on Wall Street that don't even think the topic should be discussed. Show More Summary
Brad Katsuyama, chief of the IEX Group who was featured in Michael Lewis's recent book "Flash Boys," voiced more measured criticisms of the market in testimony prepared for a Senate hearing.
I was just falling asleep when roommate Michael Lewis opened his 1.5 liter bottle of water. Turns out, the water was carbonated, the bottle had rolled around and it exploded all over the place.
$$$ Deutsche Bank Warns Investors on Currency Investigation [Dealbook] $$$ Chesapeake Energy Faces Charges It Misled Landowners in Michigan [Reuters] $$$ “[Mary Jo] White, BTW, did not pronounce herself a fan of Michael Lewis’ “Flash Boys.” Asked about it once, she said: ‘Moneyball was a great book.’” [@EamonJavers] $$$ Barclays’ U.S. Show More Summary
RealD Inc. (RLD) Q4 2014 Results Earnings Conference Call June 4, 2014 4:30 PM ET Executives Christine McLaughlin - Investor Relations Michael Lewis - Chairman and CEO Drew Skarupa - Chief Financial Officer Analysts James Marsh - Piper...Show More Summary
Whether you want to learn about highly successful businesspeople or gain some practical career advice, there are a bunch of great new books to add to your summer reading list. There are Wall Street stories like Michael Lewis' "FlashShow More Summary