There’s a book party at Tao next week, but its guest list looks more like a Davos reunion. Among the yeses: ex-Chairman of the Fed Alan Greenspan, Nobelist Joseph Stiglitz, Pershing Square boss Bill Ackman, and Financial Times editor Gillian Tett.
Assuming they show, that’s not a bad draw for a first-time author. Then again, The Alpha Masters, by 27-year-old Squawk Box producer Maneet Ahuja, isn’t just any book. Like the party, the book is an impressive feat of investor-wrangling, a collection of insider accounts from low-profile, high-powered hedge fund managers like John Paulson, Marc Lasry and David Tepper. It’s out on May 21 from Wiley.
Ralph Casbarro, who was fired from Citigroup before the authorities indicted him on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, today received a $500 fine for his illicit activities, Bloomberg reports.
In exchange for bribes from day traders, Casbarro let them listen to orders from Citigroup clients. Those traders would then buy or sell Read More
Over the past few years, and especially in these Post-Apocalypse Times, CNBC has been accused of being dangerous Bubblevision. That Squawk Box co-anchor Becky Quick, who presides over the horror show every day from 6 to 9 in the morning, was able to emerge as one of the few people not included on one of Read More