• Divorce, insider-trading

    Married People Can’t Do Anything Right

    The second husband and wife team to be accused of insider trading broke down and pleaded guilty yesterday afternoon, conclusively proving that there is no good end to this arcane institution (“You promised me ill-gotten gains and, like so many other instances in this prison sentence of a marriage, you disappointed me!”). Jennifer Wang, a […]

    / Sep 6, 2007 at 10:08 AM
  • Divorce

    Not Good Advice

    We’re all for reducing the institutionalized love between a man and a woman down to dollars and cents and “fuck, you, I get the Pomeranian, you get the kids!” That should be obvious at this point. And, also, far be it from us to take issue with the math skills of others when we’ve never […]

    / Aug 27, 2007 at 12:25 PM
  • Divorce, Hedge Funds

    Divorce, Hedge Fund Style

    As it turns out, managing a successful hedge fund can be fatal to your marriage. And when hedge fund marriages blow-up, they tend to blow up big, according to the Financial Times’ Brooke Masters. “The flood of cash into so-called hedge fund communities in New York, Connecticut and California has proved fatal to many marriages […]

    / Jun 19, 2007 at 3:26 PM
  • Divorce

    Netscape Founder Jim Clark’s $125M Divorce

    The Palm Beach Post reported Friday on Netscape founder Jim Clark’s divorce from his wife of 15 years, Nancy Rutter, a former Forbes reporter. She’s getting $100 million in cash and investments, some real estate, part ownership of a private jet and various jewelry, furniture and “private effects.” What’s he getting: well, everything else and […]

    / Nov 13, 2006 at 9:37 AM
  • Divorce, Ron Perlman

    Ellen Barkin: Now This Is What I Call A Divorce!

    Ellen Barkin, erstwhile wife of Ronald Perelman, No. 40 on Forbes’ 2006 list of the 400 richest Americans, sold jewelry accumulated during her marriage last night at Christie’s for a staggering $20.4 million. Yes, yes, we’re all very excited, though probably no one more than Forbes, who seems to have gotten its panties in a […]

    / Oct 16, 2006 at 11:25 AM

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