Author: Thad Schlaud

What we’re reading this week

Thad Schlaud

China buys back stocks and Alcoa Splits. We also read all about Whistle-blower profiles. There is an article on the financial services company with a heart of gold and a very small firm tried to buy Barnes and Noble. Check out what we're reading this week.

Categories: Industry Ideas, News

What we’re reading this week

Thad Schlaud

This is a light week of reading due to labor day. As I type this up my wife is making homemade apple pies in preparation for an outdoor barbeque. This week hedge fund life imitates art, restaurants take a deep a dive into sauce development, more China, and hedge funds again.

Categories: Industry Ideas, News, The Market

What we’re reading this week.

Thad Schlaud

I keep seeing articles about insider trading. Recently, in the Supreme Court’s ruling on Dirks they state that “Absent some personal gain, there has been no breach of duty to stockholders. And absent a breach by the insider, there is no derivative breach.” Which, I think, implies that as long as the insider doesn’t enjoy giving away secret, confidential information it’s ok.

Categories: Industry Ideas

What we’re reading this week.

Thad Schlaud

With three big social media stocks taking a nosedive this week, and drops in the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the market was on the move. Want to learn more? Here are a few things we’re reading this week.

Categories: Industry Ideas

The Eddie Murphy Rule

Thad Schlaud

What’s your favorite finance movie? Don’t have one? Impossible. Every Gainplanner has a favorite. From “Working Girl” to “The Wolf of Wall Street,” we’ve seen them all.

Categories: Gainplan Facts