• 04 Nov 2011 at 5:52 PM

Former Corzine Colleague Totally Called This

Fuzzy thinking and winging it might not lead to total disaster at a place like Goldman, which eventually worked its way out of the Long-Term Capital mess, but it could, and did, at a place like MF Global, a midsize brokerage firm where the CEO has a free hand. “That’s why the meltdown didn’t really surprise me,” says another former colleague. “What happened is typical Corzine.” [TDB/Charlie Gasparino]

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  1. Posted by agreatdaytothink | November 4, 2011 at 8:40 PM

    I bought 20-yr puts on MF back during the Long Term crises. It was all too obvious then that this day would eventually come.

    – Gartman

  2. Posted by UFO | November 4, 2011 at 10:54 PM

    Fuzzy thinking and winging it flies? I'm applying to GS soon. I'm tired of keeping track of every fucking detail

    – guy who got bored and was reading dealbreaker at a club

  3. Posted by Guest | November 5, 2011 at 2:57 AM

    Let me walk you through my resume.

    – UBS MD

  4. Posted by GS aluminium | November 5, 2011 at 7:29 AM

    CG with his shinny 20-20 hindsight. Fucking tool.

    -not JC

  5. Posted by Kelley MBA | November 5, 2011 at 1:14 PM

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  6. Posted by Creole Jones | November 5, 2011 at 3:59 PM

    > “What happened is typical Corzine.”

    hahaha, silly Corzine, always kidding around.

  7. Posted by Red Sox Guy | November 7, 2011 at 9:43 AM

    Corzine being Corine

    Manny Ramirez

  8. Posted by Guest | November 7, 2011 at 9:48 AM

    ✔ Be a do-nothing U.S. Senator
    ✔ Speed the downfall of a major state as a weak governor
    ✔ Destroy a Wall Street firm

    Anything else on your to-do list, Jon? Please, warn us before hand.

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