Yearly Archive for 2009

: 2009

Mr. McMahon and The Donald

The last time that Stamford-based World Wrestling Entertainment got involved with Donald Trump, dollar bills floated down on the audience from the ceiling of the arena, heated rhetoric was exchanged

Winning the Stock Market Game

So some kids over at Greenwich High took first place in Connecticut for the fall 2008 in the Stock Market Game, a national simulation that gives a team $100,000 play dollars to make-believe buy and

More foreign subsidies

News is the federal government, in its continued spree of printing money, is considering new incentives for car buyers of up to $4,500. The “cash for clunkers” plan would grant tax credits for

Backcountry lad goes against the grain

The apple sometimes falls farther from the tree than you might expect.  Take the case of Bruce Marks, profiled a few Wednesdays ago on the cover of the Wall Street Journal and beaten up many times

Attention Fairfield Greenwich and Madoff customers!

Hollywood is taking note of your plight, albeit in a comic, fictionalized fashion: The movie to be released on the day Bernie Madoff will be sentenced on June 29th. Click here for a link to a preview

Attention T-Bill buyers

OK, fess up. I was just ready to pull the trigger on refinancing my mortgage when the rate jumps overnight by 37.5 basis points and the origination fee by 12.5. It seems that Treasury yields shot