Bud Fox News is a satirical news website. Almost all articles contained within this website are fictional and intentionally absurd. The occasional exceptions will be obvious to the reader.
“Canada” Bill Jones is probably the greatest three-card monte player of all time. Legendary riverboat gambler George Devol said of him, “He loved gambling for its own sake, just as the moralists love virtue for its own sake.” Jones was reincarnated sometime in the second half of the twentieth century. He went to college and graduate school on the east coast and then proceeded to work at a number of sell-side firms, where he held positions in banking, research, and sales. When asked how he felt about joining Bud Fox News, he quoted British politician Benjamin Disraeli, “I have climbed to the top of the greasy pole.”
Sir Jams Fishpaste is the libelous name bestowed by satirical magazine Private Eye on James Goldsmith, the Anglo-French billionaire corporate raider. A lady’s man to rival J.P. Morgan himself he’s been credited with the phrase “When a man marries his mistress, he creates a vacancy”. Sir Jimmy, as he was known, was the archetype used by Oliver Stone for Sir Larry Wildman, a contemporary and nemesis of Bud Fox and Gordon Gekko. Your reporter Sir Jams takes a jaundiced view of the machinations of Wall Street having spent several years working in the financial realms in both the US and abroad and aims to make light of an industry that takes itself all too seriously.