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Gary Weiss

American,  Journalist
Total Quotes : 26
Against Complaints Both

Beefs against debt collectors are consistently among the top complaints received by both the FTC and state attorneys general.

- Gary Weiss

Like Leaves Burning

Excessive hype, bankruptcy, cash burning like autumn leaves - such is the stuff of short-selling.

- Gary Weiss

Old Sue Applicable

Debt collectors should be required to disclose the applicable statute of limitations in the body of their collection letters, in bold type. While it's not illegal to dun a consumer for an old debt, it is illegal to sue for one.

- Gary Weiss

Thinks Laws Who

I'm not an ultra-libertarian who thinks there shouldn't be insider-trading laws at all.

- Gary Weiss

Insurance Sources Randy

For Randy Neugebauer, the Texas Republican who chairs the investigations subcommittee, the top sources of funding for his 2012 reelection campaign are from the insurance, banking, finance, securities and real estate industries.

- Gary Weiss

Like Economist Repute

I've met Dick Syron. I like the guy. He's a man's man kind of character, a real charmer, the kind of guy you'd want to have a beer with, as well as being an economist of considerable repute.

- Gary Weiss

Pretty Some Wide

Despite all the drawbacks, the Internet provides a wide array of information - and some of it is being watched pretty carefully by the pros.

- Gary Weiss

Memory Bad Regulate

If you think Wall Street has a short memory, you're dead wrong. No, the folks who work on Wall Street, regulate Wall Street - and, above all, invest in its wares, notably its hedge funds - don't have a bad memory. They don't have any memory at all.

- Gary Weiss

Striving Average Fact

Mutual funds dare to be average. In fact, they dare to be lousy. They have long since ceased striving for anything resembling perfection when it comes to managing your money.

- Gary Weiss

Focus Great Speculation

One problem with the focus on speculation is that it tends to promote the growth of the great intellectual cancer of our times: conspiracy theories.

- Gary Weiss

Rome Been Other

Humiliating events have a way of capturing the public's imagination. So it has been since antiquity, when gladiators were pitted against each other and the legions of Spartacus were crucified in endless rows on the way to Rome.

- Gary Weiss

Possible Spreads Wide

I found that options traders - the Amex was mainly an options exchange - routinely conspired to keep as wide as possible the spreads between the prices investors paid and the prices floor traders paid for the same securities.

- Gary Weiss

History Trading Hedge

Insider trading by hedge funds has a long and distinguished history, dating to the days when people didn't know that there was such a thing as a hedge fund.

- Gary Weiss

Sometimes Correct Other

Indians are sometimes accused of being condescending toward Westerners and of being excessively preachy in their attitude toward other nations. That accusation is sometimes correct.

- Gary Weiss

Financial Crisis Villains

The problem with the focus on speculators, as was demonstrated during the financial crisis, is that it tends to divert attention from the real villains. During the financial crisis, the villains were the actions of the banks, not the speculators betting on bank share prices.

- Gary Weiss

Crisis Financial Crisis

The heart of the 2008 financial crisis was a coterie of reckless financial executives, working for too-big-to-fail financial companies, who were handsomely compensated for taking risks that almost ruined the economy when they failed.

- Gary Weiss

Big Some Trading

Some hedge fund managers have made big bucks trading oil futures - George Soros is one.

- Gary Weiss

Devoted Other Trading

With such enormous bucks devoted to trading in oil and other commodities, the distortions that they cause have been exacerbated.

- Gary Weiss

Expert Reports Spawned

The media and marketing deluge has spawned a new type of Wall Street loser: the armchair momentum player. These are novice investors who engage in short-term stock buying and selling based on media reports or an expert's enthusiasm.

- Gary Weiss

Courtesy Entitled Arrested

People are told their rights when they're arrested. Consumers getting collection letters are entitled to the same courtesy.

- Gary Weiss