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What is obscene about success? He shrewdly bought and traded the right stuff.
Sick One - no doubt these guys [of the top 50, there are no women] successfully bought and sold the right stuff, but something is obscenely wrong with our system of rewards when 4 guys make over $2 billion dollars and dozens make in the hundreds of millions - in one year!!
I agree that it is obscene and sucks beyond belief, but that's what happens when the federal government and the financial sector link arms. Doesn't matter if the R's or D's are in control, the money gets vacuumed up by the banksters (crooks who never go to jail) and Wall Streeters, with full blessing and cooperation of the Federal Reserve. You can vote communist in hopes of changing things, but it won't. The communists have their wealthy and privileged elite ruling class.
WTF? Steve Cohen, number two on your list, has a billion dollar modern art collection.
If you want to know what's going on "out there," this is a good link. Takes some getting used to as it uses a lot of financial world jargon. http://www.testosteronepit.com/home/2014/5/7/explosive-hidden-leverage-threatens-to-blow-up-the-markets.html.
Just read that the top 25 on this list make more than twice the COMBINED salaries of ALL kindergarten teachers in the USA. Many of these guys have so much money that they make a bunch more managing their own money.
BB - thanks for the link. Interesting and informative re the crooks on Wall Street.
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