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Infinium Capital Management Names Scott Rose Chief Executive Officer

March 22, 2012 by mikeohara   Comments (0)

CHICAGO, Mar 21, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Infinium Capital Management, a proprietary trading firm, today announced that Scott Rose has been named Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Rose most recently served as the Head of Trading (including both Market Making and Algorithmic trading) at Infinium. Charles (“Chuck”) Whitman, one of Infinium’s founders, will assume the newly created role of Chairman at the company where he will oversee a variety of new initiatives for the firm.


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Blog Post: FINalternatives: FrontPoint Star Eisman Launches Fund With $22.9 Million

March 22, 2012 by MoneyScience   Comments (0)

FrontPoint Partners' former star trader, who managed more than $1 billion just two years ago, is starting small with his new more...

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Blog Post: TheAlephBlog: Book Review: Accounting for Value

March 22, 2012 by MoneyScience   Comments (0)

Before I start this evening’s book review, I would like to ask a favor of my readers.  If you like my reviews, maybe you can say that they are helpful at Amazon.  I rank in the 2000s at present, which was a challenge to get to, because not many reviewers of finance, investing, and economics books get to levels like that.  So, to the degree that you like my reviews, and have extra time to do this, I appreciate it.  If not, no worries — I’ve well exceeded my expectations; I...

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Blog Post: TheAlephBlog: Misunderstanding the Tax Debate

March 22, 2012 by MoneyScience   Comments (0)

This should be a short post, because my comprehensive view on tax reform is found here.  The summary is that the problem is not tax rates.  The problem is the definition of income.  Just as in ancient times, people would make themselves look poor when the taxman came, so do the wealthy do today.  “Income? I hardly earn any income.”read more...

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Blog Post: relmbo: Finance Clippings: Elmer for NC Treasurer.

March 22, 2012 by MoneyScience   Comments (0)

Thank you Professor Warr for your support!  Click here to go to Richard's blog ---> Finance Clippings: Elmer for NC Treasurer.: A good friend of mine, Ron Elmer, is running for North Carolina State Treasurer.  Ron's platform is pretty straightforward - he believes tha...

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Blog Post: Falkenblog: Agent Based Models

March 22, 2012 by MoneyScience   Comments (0)

I was recently at the FactSet Phoenix conference, and Rick Bookstaber gave one of the keynote addresses. He works for the SEC, and like all senior regulators works with the Fed, the IMF, and the whole kitchen sink of regulatory bodies out there. He seemed like a veteran speaker, and made an interesting analogy between investment markets and warfare, in that the only thing that maintains is the competition, not the means. Then he introduced me to the cutting edge of bank regulation: agent...

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