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Alex Berenson

Top 10 Alex Berenson Quotes,  American
Total Quotes : 144
Resume Servant Public

As a public servant, William H. Webster has an impeccable resume.

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Desperate Behind Tell

For a spy novelist like me, the Edward J. Snowden story has everything. A man driven by ego and idealism - can anyone ever distinguish the two? - leaves his job and his beautiful girlfriend behind. He must tell the world the Panopticon has arrived. His masters vow to punish him, and he heads for Moscow in a desperate search for refuge.

- Alex Berenson

Looks Places Most

Even a war zone looks peaceful in most places, most of the time.

- Alex Berenson

Data More Set

Economics pretends to be a science. Its practitioners fill blackboards with equations and clog computers with data. But it is really a faith, or more accurately a set of overlapping and squabbling faiths, each with its own doctrines.

- Alex Berenson

Profits Give Capital

Accounting rules give financial institutions flexibility about when they choose to recognize venture capital profits.

- Alex Berenson

Big Integrating Billions

Information technology departments must spend enormous amounts of time and money worrying about integrating big computer systems with billions of pieces of customer data.

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Benefits Made Receive

Benefits are rarely made public in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, where companies must report the pay and options that their five highest-paid executives receive.

- Alex Berenson

Thought Beginning Isolated

Enron had already collapsed and filed for bankruptcy protection by the beginning of 2002. But despite complaints from short sellers that corporations had used accounting gimmickry to inflate their profits, many investors thought the crisis at Enron was an isolated case.

- Alex Berenson

Optimistic Most Quick

At the end of 2000, most investors were optimistic that a return to quick gains could not be far off.

- Alex Berenson

American North Auto

For value investors, General Motors is a tempting target. The company's share of the North American auto market has steadily declined for two decades, and analysts say the company suffers from weak management and unexciting cars.

- Alex Berenson

Will Trading Breadth

Generally, a rally will have staying power, technicians say, if, in addition to price movements, it has heavy trading volume and breadth, meaning that several stocks rise for each stock that falls.

- Alex Berenson

Electricity Taxes Big

Big swings in the wholesale price of electricity are not unusual in the summer, when high demand taxes generators' ability to supply power.

- Alex Berenson

Big Capital Private

Big banks have long had private equity divisions that put up capital for deals too complex or risky for individual shareholders to finance.

- Alex Berenson

New St. Louis Named

Enron Field in Houston, the Trans World Dome in St. Louis and PSINet Stadium in Baltimore are just three of the modern-day coliseums named for companies that have found new homes in bankruptcy court.

- Alex Berenson

Biotechnology Trauma Could

If only the human body could handle trauma as well as biotechnology stocks do.

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Sometimes More I Wish

Even so, sometimes I wish I did have a little bit more flair in my language.

- Alex Berenson

Sophisticated Derivative

Hedge funds try to produce above-average investment returns using tactics ranging from traditional stock-picking to complex derivative and arbitrage plays. High minimum investments, redemption restrictions and aggressive strategies make them suitable mainly for more sophisticated and well-heeled investors.

- Alex Berenson

Long Sales Without

Higher productivity enables companies to increase sales without adding workers. Even if job markets tighten and wages rise, corporate profits can continue to climb as long as worker productivity is growing faster than overall wages.

- Alex Berenson

Sell Standard Fee

For decades, Wall Street has charged companies a standard fee of 7 percent to sell their shares to the public.

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Fair Congress Before

Did anyone in the White House or the N.S.A or the C.I.A. consider flying to Hong Kong and treating Mr. Snowden like a human being, offering him a chance to testify before Congress and a fair trial?

- Alex Berenson