Donald Trump’s Tenants Now Welcome To Pay Rent In The Form Of Idiotic Publicity Stunts

On Thursday, the newest tenant in Donald Trump’s 40 Wall Street, a 70-story skyscraper in Manhattan’s Financial District, will hand Mr. Trump a security deposit worth about $176,000. No money will change hands—just three 32-ounce bars of gold, each about the size of a television remote control. … “It’s a sad day when a large property owner starts accepting gold instead of the dollar,” Mr. Trump said in an interview. “The economy is bad, and Obama’s not protecting the dollar at all….If I do this, other people are going to start doing it, and maybe we’ll see some changes.” [WSJ via BI]

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20 Responses to “Donald Trump’s Tenants Now Welcome To Pay Rent In The Form Of Idiotic Publicity Stunts”

  1. Alt_EST says:

    Hey Don, if you jump off a cliff, will other people do that as well? Let's find out…

  2. Anonymous says:

    This fucking guy..

  3. Financial_Servicer says:

    So he's running for president?

  4. guest says:

    When is he going to start accepting canned food as payment, like the zero hedge readers?

  5. Not Impressed says:

    I'd like to deposit my 32-ounce (size of remote control) bar with his daughter.

    (Sorry, too soon? She's a MILF now.)

  6. Bandersnatch says:

    I'll acknowledge it's a good post but it would have been better with charts.

  7. trojan_ says:

    gold topped out. right here. thanks Don

  8. Guest says:

    Jesus dude, just release a sex tape already.

  9. Guest says:

    Considering that all commercial lease security deposits must be maintained in an interest bearing account, I doubt this will be the final form of payment.

    Capt. Literal

  10. Guest says:

    I’m starting to think it’s all a ruse. Bess never went anywhere and she’s posting under Matt’s name to see if we give her posts the same shit.

    – The Speculator

  11. Gold_Bubble says:

    Why not beads or tulip bulbs. Both were used in the past, with mixed results

  12. Anonymous says:

    What was idiotic about accepting gold as payment?

  13. Exithedge says:

    when is he going to accept food stamps?

  14. Ed Norton says:

    Hey Matt, Are you Tyler Durden?

  15. anon says:

    F- on the tags, Matt

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