Bio for Susan Antilla
Amaranth Hit Death Spiral as Sycophants, Fools Cavorted
May 22, 2013 | No commentsIn September 2006, Greenwich, Connecticut-based hedge fund Amaranth Advisors LLC collapsed after losing more than $6 billion in the natural-gas futures market. In “Hedge Hogs,” Barbara T. Dreyfuss tells the story of the math-whiz traders whose risky dance with deregulation led to the collapse.
Do Deutsche Bank’s ‘Prettier’ Women Get the Best?
May 05, 2013 | 1 CommentsMost big-name financial firms pay lip service to diversity, peppering their websites with smiling women and people of color who are in short supply in the mostly white-male trading rooms and executive offices of real life.
Horror in Paradise as Tishman, BlackRock Bungle Deal
April 18, 2013 | 4 CommentsIn 2009, Fitch Ratings valued the 80-acre Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village apartment complex in Manhattan at $1.8 billion. Unfortunately, it had been sold three years earlier for $5.4 billion.
Don’t Skewer Sandberg for Not Solving All Women’s Issues
March 04, 2013 | 1 CommentsDuring the summer between her junior and senior years of high school, Sheryl Sandberg worked as a page for her Florida congressman, William Lehman. On the last day of the session, Lehman introduced her to Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill.
Bankers Should Stop Whining About Costs of Equity: Books
February 27, 2013 | 4 CommentsAnat Admati and Martin Hellwig are academics with a gift for taking the mind-numbing minutiae of banking and presenting it in a way that the average reader can understand.