Bets, bets and more bets

So most skipped over the story of how Neil Bluhm may be buying out the remnant of the late Don Barden’s ownership group down at the Rivers Casino.

Don Barden had a diverse mix of equity ownership, but it was still highly leveraged and in the end the collapse of some Lehman Brothers financing . . . → Read More: Bets, bets and more bets

What Lies Ahead for Junior E&Ps: Bruce Edgelow

The landscape of the junior oil and gas industry has changed significantly over the last five years. What will the playing field look like five years from now? These are the questions that ATB Financial’s Bruce Edgelow will discuss at his upcoming SEPAC Oil & Gas Investor Showcase keynote address, but in this . . . → Read More: What Lies Ahead for Junior E&Ps: Bruce Edgelow

On Its Dying Breath

Here’s another sign that the United States are toast:

Mr. Saverin, who now lives in Singapore, decided last year to renounce his U.S. citizenship, a decision that was made public a few days ago. The move sparked an outcry among some tax experts who suspect he’s aiming to save on taxes. [Ya think?] Although . . . → Read More: On Its Dying Breath

Economic Events on May 16, 2012

The Mortgage Bankers’ Association purchase index will be released at 7:00 AM Eastern time, providing an update on the quantity of new mortgages and refinancings closed in the last week.

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the Housing Starts report for April will be released.  The consensus is that construction on 690,000 new homes were . . . → Read More: Economic Events on May 16, 2012