Question of the Day Podcast

Question of the Day is the show for listeners who are short on time and long on curiosity. It’s a fast-paced conversation between author and entrepreneur James Altucher and Freakonomics...

A Frog in the Salad

...said. “An unfortunate piece of organic matter has made its way through,” she added. In our podcast, Dubner’s friend James Altucher had an interesting perspective on how things like this...

The Best Trader in the World Worked for Bernie Madoff

Photo: Shiny Things This is a cross-post from James Altucher‘s blog Altucher Confidential. His previous appearances on the Freakonomics blog can be found here . The night Bernie Madoff got...

The Forever Portfolio

The Forever Portfolio, spotted this week in the Nashville airport. Our friend James Altucher has a new book out, The Forever Portfolio, which is an investment book — the subtitle...

Is JungleSmash the New Madison Avenue?

...well. JungleSmash is a little experiment from my friend James Altucher, whom I’ve written about here and here. From JungleSmash James also started Stockpickr.com, the first user-generated investing site, and,...

Jim Cramer [Hearts] Stockpickr.com

A few weeks ago, I posted here about James Altucher’s new website Stockpickr.com, a sort of stock-picking wiki. Jim Cramer, the mad genius behind Mad Money and TheStreet.com, where Altucher...

Ten Reasons Why I Would Never Donate to a Major Charity (How to Be a Superhero, Part 2)

Photo: Katherine Johnson This is a cross-post from James Altucher‘s blog Altucher Confidential. His previous appearances on the Freakonomics blog can be found here . “Giving to Charity” is another...

For Madoff, Reputation Is Apparently a One-Way Street

Our friend James Altucher, in an interview at Yahoo!’s Tech Ticker, talks about visiting Bernie Madoff and his son Mark back in early 2005 to pitch them his fund of...

Friends With Cool Websites

My friend James Altucher has probably never had to have a resume in his life, but if he did it would include: teen chess whiz, computer-science guy, web filmmaker for...

The 100 Rules for Being an Entrepreneur

Photo: Digital Vision This is a cross-post from James Altucher‘s blog Altucher Confidential. His previous appearances on the Freakonomics blog can be found here . If you Google “entrepreneur” you...