financial pornography
(fy.NAN.shul pohr.NOG.ruh.fee) n. Books, newsletters, and articles that glorify financiers, money managers, and the deals they make.

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In The Four Pillars of Wisdom, [author William Berstein] devotes a well-deserved chapter to the financial press and its weakness for "financial pornography" — lurid coverage of star money managers.
—Scott Burns, "Reboot your portfolio," The Seattle Times, August 4, 2002

Earliest Citation:
Mr. Holmes has been hailed as the small investor's "guru" and has been condemned, by newsletter publisher Robert Flaherty, as a purveyor of "financial pornography."
—Bruce Ingersoll, "Regulating Advice," The Wall Street Journal, November 15, 1984

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