Freakonomics Interviews Prediction Market Entrepreneur John Delaney

Michael Giberson Over at the Freakonomics blog, Steven Dubner has an interview with John Delaney, co-founder of prediction market Intrade. Topics include insider trading, the legal status of prediction markets, and which markets have been most popular. (HT Midas Oracle.) … More Freakonomics Interviews Prediction Market Entrepreneur John Delaney

Amaranth Autopsy: The Views of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations on Excessive Speculation in the Natural Gas Market

Michael Giberson “I think there are a significant amount of people who call themselves hedge-fund managers who have been very lucky because they were able to ride the market wave.” — Daniel A. Strachman, author of The Fundamentals of Hedge Fund Management In mid-2006, that lucky group included a number of employees of Amaranth Advisors … More Amaranth Autopsy: The Views of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations on Excessive Speculation in the Natural Gas MarketMore Amaranth Autopsy: The Views of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations on Excessive Speculation in the Natural Gas Market