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  1. Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (Film)

    Posted Oct 15th 2010, 12:00am by Mabel Sieh

    ... Mabel Sieh The sequel to the 1987 movie Wall Street looks at the old-fashioned idea of what money can and cannot buy, with a predictable storyline based on greed. In Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas) has been to jail for securities fraud and money laundering. He is now free and wants everything- including money and fame- back, even at the expense ...

  2. Lai See

    Posted Sep 09th 2010, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... from the endless discussions on how to make money. So ironically there will be a showing of the new Oliver Stone film Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, which, if it is anything like the original Wall Street, pans the finance industry and the film's hero Gordon Gekko, who ironically has come to be embraced by the industry. Michael Douglas, who plays Gekko, was due to speak ...

  3. Business journalists in demand

    Posted Feb 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at work. In 2008, they went to New York and visited The New York Times, Bloomberg and The Wall Street Journal. This year, they will go to London. The University of Hong Kong's Journalism ... Journalism may be a struggling profession, but business and financial journalism is one of its few areas of growth. With the world still recovering from the financial tsunami, Hong ...

  4. Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

    Posted Sep 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... moral dilemma tearing at Bud Fox in 1987, an element which generated the class-driven, father-and-son schisms that make Wall Street gripping drama. This time, everyone's pretty much ... stranger-than-fiction meltdown of Wall Street during the past two years. Money Never Sleeps simply offers, among other things, a rehash of the collapse of trading firm Bear Stearns in 2008 and the crisis ...

  5. The new challenge to Wall Street?

    Posted Oct 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... markets and economies under pressure, some of that money has moved eastward. Will Islamic finance be a serious challenge to traditional Wall Street finance? That question deserves a good answer. ... test for any challenger to Wall Street finance is whether Islamic finance will be the more efficient, more ethical and more stable of the two. Islamic finance fulfils the needs of the Islamic ...

  6. Why some are scenting blood on Wall Street

    Posted Apr 21st 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... what happened in early 2007, according to the civil fraud suit filed last week by America's Securities and Exchange Commission against Fabrice Tourre and his employer, Wall Street titan ... was just how ordinary it was for Wall Street at the time. In essence: a big hedge fund wanted to take a position on the market and approached an investment bank to help it implement that view ...

  7. BOOK (1991)

    Posted Dec 05th 2010, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... disgust and even confusion- especially if you are Patrick Bateman, narrator of arguably the most infamous novel of the past half century. By day, Bateman is a successful Wall Street trader. ... and become whatever everyone else wants them to be: in Bateman's case, a Wall Street trader who favours Clinique moisturiser, Ralph Lauren boxer shorts and silk ties by Valentino Couture. But he ...

  8. Hong Kong provides a laboratory for a new way to fund journalism- upmarket retail

    Posted Apr 19th 2010, 12:00am by Esther Ng

    ... The journalists will be in the back room and the store in front.' A stand-alone retail store in the Star Street area is in the works for the global affairs magazine, which only started in 2007, yet ...

  9. The Quants

    Posted Apr 04th 2010, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... it had risen or fallen. Patterson, a Wall Street Journal reporter, focuses on key players, including maths professor Ed Thorp, whose gambling nous would make millions. Finger-pointing books about ... to quants, or specialists in quantitative finance, who trawl through data for patterns that promise profits. In The Quants: How a New Breed of Math Whizzes Conquered Wall Street and Nearly Destroyed ...

  10. Editor gets into hot water

    Posted Mar 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Writer An editor at one of 13 newspapers that ran a bold editorial demanding an end to the household registration system says he has been penalised. Zhang Hong, deputy editor at the Beijing-based Economic Observer, said he was 'punished'. The Wall Street Journal reported he had been forced out of his job. The editorial ran in 13 metropolitan newspapers on the eve ...




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