from Unstructured Finance:

The law catches up to TL Gilliams

October 6, 2011

By Matthew Goldstein

Tyrone Gilliams Jr. wanted to live a larger than life story--with much of it playing out last year in videos he had produced and plastered all over the Internet. A year later, Gilliams true life drama has him fighting to maintain his freedom.

from Blogs Dashboard:

Remember the Philly trader?

October 5, 2011

Back in May, Matthew Goldstein wrote about commodities trader and hip-hop promoter Tyrone Gilliams in the special report “A fame-seeking Philly trader’s rap falls flat.”

from Unstructured Finance:

Deutsche’s he said/she said derivatives mystery

June 25, 2011

By Matthew Goldstein

Valuing derivatives--especially complex ones tied to esoteric assets--is always a tough proposition. And maybe that's what a previously unknown whistleblower action involving Deutsche Bank is all about.

from Reuters Investigates:

A one-woman Enron

November 15, 2010

roqumoreOur latest special report, "Was a Houston energy trader a one-woman Enron?" examines the case of an obscure energy trader in Houston who prosecutors say managed to scam $6.8 million from major energy companies.

from Summit Notebook:

If you know a trader, buy him a drink

June 11, 2008

askari.jpg "You know, I've lost more money in smaller positions and made more money in smaller positions in the last year than I have in 12 because of the spikes. Volatility has been unbelievable," Firas Askari, head of foreign exchange trading at BMO Capital Markets, said at the Reuters Investment Outlook Summit.