Interesting Reads: May 2, 2009

by Manshu on May 2, 2009

in Links

The most hilarious thing I read this week were these little known Chuck Norris facts from the Epicurean Deal Maker via Felix Salmon

Little-known Chuck Norris Fact:

Chuck Norris does not mark to market. The market marks to Chuck.

More: Chuck Norris does not go bankrupt. Chuck Norris ruptures banks.

Source of hedge fund survivorship bias?: Funds that pay Chuck Norris 2 and 20 survive; others don’t.

Private equity: Chuck Norris does not believe in leverage. Chuck Norris believes in crowbars.

Investment banking: No-one defers Chuck Norris’s compensation.

Capital structure: No-one subordinates Chuck Norris. All his equity is preferred.

If Chuck Norris devised the bank stress tests, not even the Treasury Department would survive.

On to the other interesting stuff around the blogosphere:

1. Best High Interest Savings Accounts In Online Banking by The Digerati Life

2. Why Join A Credit Union? Why I’m No Longer a Traditional Bank Customer by The Smarter Wallet

3. Local Towns Making Their Own Currency By Weakonomics

4. First Point in a Series: Dave Ramsey by Bad Money Advice

5. Retail Clinic – A Safe and Cheap Health Care Option by MoneyNing

6. Investor Mistakes – Constant Refresh by Investing School

7. Lessons and Ideas from Benjahim Graham – by Jason Zweig

8. Bankruptcy Cramdowns Defeated in Senate by Baseline Scenario

9. Save Money on Flowers for Mother’s Day by Cash Money Life

10. Is Optimism All It’s Cracked Up To Be? By Naked Capitalism

{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

the weakonomist May 2, 2009 at 9:41 am

Thanks for including my post on local currencies!


Mikael @ RetireRichRoadmap May 4, 2009 at 1:58 pm

Ever tried to enter “How to find Chuck Norris” into Google and then hit the “I feel lucky” button? Now that is fun stuff!!


manshuv May 4, 2009 at 4:20 pm

I loved the last one:

Chuck Norris has a trade surplus with China.


The Digerati Life May 7, 2009 at 7:33 pm

Thanks a great deal! Great roundup. Funny about Chuck Norris!


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