See If You Can Guess The Tattoo That Appears On Cliff Asness’s Right Forearm

These are your hints:

1) Asness is currently a Marvel comic book collector, in addition to his duties at AQR Capital

2) As we know from Scott Patterson’s The Quants, as a teenager in on Long Island, Asness was “obsessed with little besides girls and comic books”

3) Also from The Quants, the following image: “Friday morning at AQR, August 10. Asness glanced pensively at a candy-colored array of Marvel superhero figurines lined up along his east-facing window. Spiderman. Captain America. The Hulk. Iron Man.”

4) In a new profile of Cliff out tomorrow in Bloomberg Markets magazine, the manager sits on his desk flanked by said dolls, in a full-page glossy photo.

Okay, give it your best shot.

If you answered “a shield of Captain America,” that’s right! Richard Teitelbaum, who wrote the Bloomberg story called “The Quant Who Won’t Shut Up,” discusses said tattoo in a podcast found here, shamefully admitting to not snapping a pic of the goods.

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34 Responses to “See If You Can Guess The Tattoo That Appears On Cliff Asness’s Right Forearm”

  1. P. Jiang says:

    I have a tattoo in the shape of a marker — down low.

    – P. Jiang

  2. Guest says:

    I “heart” Bess?

  3. Another Former Lehman Quant says:


  4. Anonymous says:

    Ahem- it would be “Beth”

  5. Uninvited_Guest says:

    Additional Parking in Rear

  6. Guest says:

    I hear he is going to get a full body tattoo of himself but taller

  7. Guest says:

    lindsay lohan

  8. Don't Ask Me How I Know says:

    Letter “A” on each asscheek

  9. Richard Cripples says:

    A dolphin with a flower in its mouth, riding on the back of a unicorn jumping over a rainbow? It would be awesome to be identical tattoo twins with His Royal Asness.

  10. What says:

    Wonder Woman’s vagina?

  11. indridcold says:

    Stan Lee’s bite marks

  12. CoveredLong says:

    “Baby got Back-Scholes”

  13. ShuckeyDuckey says:

    Viscous animal liar?

  14. Guest says:

    a penguin with a top hat wearing a monocle and holding a cane and a bottle with XXX on it

  15. Ramstone says:

    First Quadracep

  16. Dirk Diggler says:

    He clearly has the CFA>MBA tatoo. And a Popeye-style anchor

  17. Dert says:

    The letter “L” and a matching “L” on his right butt cheek.

  18. Anon says:

    Trampstamp that says “Assness”

  19. irish.curse says:

    “Booth Sucks”

  20. PussyArms says:

    On his right forearm, he has a tattoo of a big hairy sick pussy. On his left forearm, he has a tattoo of a much bigger hairy sick pussy.

  21. Rm45 says:

    I swallow

  22. Rm45 says:

    I like it in the (_._)

  23. PussyArms says:

    Call Me!

  24. Weekend_Guest says:

    Thug Life

  25. Beavis says:

    An asness on his asness

  26. Guest says:

    yes. like treacle.

  27. io says:

    How is the pink scarf? Has he made any money yet?

  28. Denny Deckshoes says:

    Tim Geithner, Bob Rubin and Alan Greenspan flipped into a lemon party.
    — Tattoo artist with a CFA

  29. Lon75w says:

    Maybe there was a dog but it was so skinny that when it turned sideways people couldn’t see it.

  30. Oipo says:

    io, you mean Frazzini?

  31. Guest says:

    Choda Boy

  32. What color marker? haha.

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    Enligthneing the world, one helpful article at a time.

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