Tag: Wall St.
ArbitrageSaturday, October 6th, 2012 Film Reviews, Other Writing,
Readers of the AFR probably don’t need to have the word “arbitrage” explained, but for the record, according to Wikipedia, it is “the practice of taking advantage of a price difference between two or more markets.” In Nicholas Jarecki’s film, the term functions as a metaphor for a series of trade-offs conducted by hedge fund […]
Margin CallSaturday, March 31st, 2012 Film Reviews, Other Writing,
Margin Call is a small drama about a very big topic: the ongoing exercise in wealth creation and global domination that is Wall Street. It has a fine ensemble cast and the compact atmosphere of a chamber opera played out during one long night in a Manhattan office block. For writer-director, J.C.Chandor, who had previously […]