Thursday, May 15, 2008

Money Honeys

So one of my clients is a trading firm and, like many financial environments, has TV sets on the floor tuned to the financial networks. CNBC is a popular one...

If you watch CNBC, you will notice that there is a bevy of young attractive female reporters, lead by one Maria Bartiromo. Funny how their male counterparts tend to be older balding men.

Maria was a trail blazer in the field, and for this she has earned many nicknames. Some call her "Econo Babe", but the most popular one is "Money Honey(tm)".

So why am I writing about this? Because I just found out that the term "Money Honey(tm)" has been trademarked. by none other than Maria Bartiromo! Didn't bother to check if she also trademarked "EconoBabe"...

Goods and Services IC 038. US 100 101 104. G & S: Providing online chat rooms and electronic bulletin boards for the transmission of messages among users in the fields of children's education and entertainment
Standard Characters Claimed
Serial Number 77084001
Filing Date January 16, 2007
Current Filing Basis 1B
Original Filing Basis 1B
Published for Opposition August 28, 2007
Owner (APPLICANT) Bartiromo, Maria INDIVIDUAL UNITED STATES c/o Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz 488 Madison Avenue New York NEW YORK 10022
Attorney of Record Edward H. Rosenthal
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Blogger evanstonjew said...

"there is a bevy of young attractive female reporters, lead by one Maria Bartiromo."

She was born in 1967.Since 60 is the new 40, she must be 20.

She married Steinberg son of Saul Steinberg. Did she convert? Do they have children and how are they being raised?

May 15, 2008 9:27 PM  
Blogger e-kvetcher said...

evanston, maria got her nickname over 10 years ago... I guess she is still clawing to hold on to it, but you eed to check out the new crop of money honeys - check out Becky Quick

As far as I know, no kids for her, and I very much doubt she converted.

May 15, 2008 10:23 PM  
Blogger The Candy Man said...

This post reads a little like those "babe of the day" blogs... not that I would *ever* read anything like that...

May 16, 2008 2:20 AM  

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