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7 Figures?

Forget that low rent compensation!

Today, We have a 8 figure (10 Millions) paydays, 9 figure (100 Millions) paydays, and now, we have 10 figure (1 Billion plus) paydays.

Category: Hedge Funds, Wages & Income

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5 Responses to “10 Figure Hedge Fund Paydays”

  1. BennyProfane says:

    Worth every penny to our society, What would we do without them? Imagine, say, if Cohen is arrested and SAC is shut down. Disaster!

  2. Herman Frank says:

    One day after having cleaned out my cash to pay my income tax and seeing the balance of my account. One day after having had a conversation with my tax adviser informing me that an extra levy will go over my investment income “because I make sufficient money by itself”, and “Oh, by the way”, my personal income tax will go up as well and I can forget about deductions.

    One day after, I see the income by the quoted “present-day heroes of our financial Armageddon” and I think about the administration’s proposal to have them pay the same rate of income tax as I am paying, abolishing all of this “hocus-pocus reduce your taxes scheme of carried interest”, and I think “perhaps this IS going to turn into a more just society!” (And then I pinch myself and wake up to reality and think “suckerrrrrr, you’re once again being taken to the cleaners!”)

  3. IanMud says:

    Of course, these are all gains and none of this is earned income.

  4. willid3 says:

    but they didnt get paid gold! they only got worthless pieces of paper! if that

  5. pintelho says:

    Eddie Lampert? how ’bout that. I am surprised to see his name associated with anything but SHLD going crapskies.