Posts Tagged ‘Long term greedy’

A Stock Growth Miracle (Not Really)

A Stock Growth Miracle (Not Really)

By The Banker | Blog Posts, How Not To Invest, Insurance, Investing, Personal Finance, Texas

Psst: Do you want to hear about a neat investing trick a family friend showed me? She started with $250. Through alchemical magic – well, a mixture of time, compound interest, and an important dash of negligence – she turned that $250 into an investment today worth $135,000. She still owns it, so results may […]

Are Stocks Like A Casino? No. But YES!

Are Stocks Like A Casino? No. But YES!

By The Banker | Blog Posts, Investing, Wall Street

I hate money. Apparently the feeling is mutual. I know this because I am writing this from a hotel room near the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas, following a typical encounter between a poker table and me. Here’s how this usually goes, and also how it went again today: I sit down, feeling relaxed […]

Midlife Muppet Crisis

Midlife Muppet Crisis

By The Banker | Blog Posts

With the impending release of Greg Smith’s tell-all book about his time at Goldman Sachs, it’s finally time for me to vent a little about his ridiculous New York Times Op-Ed last Spring. Immediately following the online release of the New York Times Op-Ed that would launch a thousand Muppet jokes , I printed it […]