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Fuld’s Misquote Contest

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On June 10, 2008 @ 7:00 pm In Corporate Management,Short Selling | Comments Disabled

At Lehman’s annual meeting held in April of this year, Richard Fuld, CEO of Lehman Brothers, was rumored to have said: "I will hurt the shorts, and that is my goal."

That quote was widely circulated — but it turns out to be wrong. You see, Fuld never actually uttered that phrase. The speech he gave was incorrectly transcribed.

What Fuld actually said was "____________."


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