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Nasdaq glitch

The NASDAQ Glitch: What does it mean?

We've all been there: you're poppin' some popcorn, getting ready to start a Mad Men marathon on Netflix, and boom! You're computer glitches. Well, imagine if that same...
McDonalds Wars Graph

The War Continues, One Big Mac at a Time

Well, it’s been about a week since I embarked on this journey to challenge the Intern for portfolio building bragging rights, and so far the results have...
Unfortunate Portfolio

13 Years Ago Today In Stock Market History

13 years ago today, on August 14th 2000, Fortune magazine published an article entitled "10 Stocks to Last The Decade".  By December 2012, that portfolio would have...

Portfolio Wars: Me vs The Intern

Like the rest of you, I’ve been tuning in with anticipation to The Intern’s blog as he builds his first portfolio. But since I also work over...

4 Reasons Jeff Bezos Bought The Washington Post

That's the question everyone's asking today. Why did Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon, purchase the Washington Post for $250 million yesterday? Sure, the Washington Post has...
Private Equity

Private Equity Explained

Hey Survivors, I'm Andrew, an Intern at Lindsay Goldberg - a private-equity firm in New York City. I'm a guest blogger today on WSS! There's a decent chance...