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    Donald Trump Thinks America Is About To Fail

    When Donald Trump launched a mortgage company a couple of years back it was a sure sign that the mortgage business was heading for serious trouble. Now that he says that America is doomed by $125 oil, we’re thinking that’s a powerful contrary indicator. Maybe the worst really is behind us? (By the way, our […]

    / May 15, 2008 at 3:32 PM
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    Act Now

    Deny it all you want but I know it’s been a longstanding fantasy for many of you to be the son (by marriage) of a bankrupt, overly tanned businessman who’d fuck you for a nickel, steals coins that spill out from the one-armed bandits when the blue hairs hit the jackpot in AC, requests gold […]

    / Apr 2, 2008 at 2:00 PM
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    Donald Trump Reacts To Calls For ‘Stimulus’ Plan

    There’s a lot to love in this interview with Neil Cavuto and Don Trump (Cavuto’s expressions (he’s definitely been practicing these, go to 9:02 and tell me I’m wrong); Cavuto’s jokes (DT: “Ben Bernanke could’ve been a leader, instead he was a follower” NC: “He should’ve read Think Big And Kick Ass In Business And […]

    / Jan 18, 2008 at 8:53 AM
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    Scots Take The Wind Out Of Trump’s Hair

    Donald Trump’s $2 billion proposal to build “the world’s greatest golf course” in Scotland, the home of his ancestors, has been shot down. Councilor Martin Ford, who cast the deciding vote against the 15-mile construction of two 18-hole golf courses, 950 apartments, 500 homes and a 450-room luxury hotel, said the wildlife damage it would […]

    / Nov 30, 2007 at 4:46 PM
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    Do you have what it takes to ‘Think Big and Kick Ass': The Quiz

    First off, this is in no way an endorsement of Donald Trump’s new book (unless you’re in need of a good gag gift), which you may have seen ads for on this very site, but the quiz the Don’s included, to determine whether or not you’re primed and ready for success? Magical. All I’m saying […]

    / Oct 16, 2007 at 2:25 PM
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    Donald Trump: Kicking Ass And Handing Out Money

    Donald Trump couldn’t make money with his now defunct mortgage business, and now it seems he’s just decided to give money away instead of bothering to lend it out. We’re thinking of it as the ultimate subprime loan. According to the Observer’s Media Mob column, Trump’s people are giving out free money at this very […]

    / Oct 16, 2007 at 12:24 PM
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    Trump Fires His Own Mortgage Company

    Donald Trump is shutting down Trump Mortgage, the mortgage lending company he launched with an audacious press conference in the atrium at Trump Tower. This is a very special moment for DealBreaker because we covered the launch back in April. It was one of those burning, shining moments that mark market manias. A half dozen […]

    / Aug 7, 2007 at 1:15 PM
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    One of these things is not like the other

    One of these things, is just not the same. Try to guess which one! Here’s the current board of Trump Entertainment Resorts, chaired by The Donald. – Wallace B. Askins, Retired Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Armco, Inc. – Edward H. D’Alelio, Executive-in-Residence and Member, College Management Advisor Board, University of Massachusetts, College […]

    / Jul 16, 2007 at 3:23 PM
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    Trump Entertainment Off The Block, Trump The Man Still Available For The Right Price

    Trump Entertainment announced today that it concluded its recent review of “strategic options” regarding a sale with the conclusion that no one wants to buy a company that can’t turn a profit. Last year TRMP’s losses totaled $18.5 million. This year, results have suffered from the smoking ban in AC casinos, the advent of slots […]

    / Jul 2, 2007 at 11:21 AM
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    8 Simple Contest Rules for Executive Meeting My Daughter

    It turns out you don’t have to be a real estate billionaire’s offspring to get a sense of Ivanka Trump’s huge (and artificial?) tracts of land. Jared Kushner, fellow member of the “Daddy’s a Real Estate Billionaire” club and vaguely heterosexual courter of Ivanka, succumbed to Yahoo’s Indecent Proposal and is letting the winner of […]

    / May 29, 2007 at 12:08 PM
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    New Gravity Added to Conrad Black Trial

    Yesterday, in a Chicago courtroom, prosecutors trying to take down press guy Conrad Black for racketeering brought an email into evidence that they believe stacks the cards against Mr. Black, sent from him to Donald Trump, prior to Hollinger’s 2003 shareholders’ meeting: “Dear Donald”, began Lord Black. “Could I ask a rather esoteric favour?” He […]

    / May 24, 2007 at 11:13 AM
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    Some Hirsute Housekeeping

    Not sure why you would care about this but the Dealbreaker audience never fails to surprise us in what gets you off (Sam Zell, Pirate Capital news, pictures of Carney without his kilt on). Donald Trump apparently dodged a bullet yesterday when he—actually, his proxy, Bobby Lashley—beat World Wrestling Entertainment owner Vince McMahon’s stand-in, Umaga, […]

    / Apr 2, 2007 at 3:42 PM
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    Donald Trump to ‘Golf Digest': You Just Lost Yourself One 12-month Subscription

    After learning that Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach had not made Golf Digest’s list of “America’s 100 Greatest Courses,” The Don told Page Six: Golf Digest is a disgrace to their profession. They should be ashamed of themselves. He then wept into a 3 mm thread-count pillow for remainder of the afternoon, […]

    / Mar 29, 2007 at 1:18 PM
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    Most Annoying Person of 2006

    Donald Trump won the title “Most Annoying Money Personality” from AOL’s “Money & Finance” readers, garnering 44% of the overall vote. Also nominated, Suze Orman (20%), Jim Cramer (19%) and Mark Cuban (18%). Inexplicably not nominated–Warren Buffett. Best and Worst in Money [AOL.com]

    / Jan 2, 2007 at 10:17 AM
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    The Plot Thickens (In Direct Proportion To The Hair Piece)

    Per yesterday, below you will find the check in question sent to Donald Trump from Spy mag (courtesy of the catfight-middlemen sleuths at Radar), that he vehemently denies having ever received. If he’s lying about this, maybe he’s lying about his “long and beautiful” fingers and “various other parts of [his] body,” too?

    / Dec 7, 2006 at 11:25 AM
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    Donnie: Making Vanity Fair Again

    Back in the ‘80’s Vanity Fair EIC Graydon Carter and gal-pal Kurt Andersen started a satirical magazine called Spy. As publications of this nature are wont to do, Spy had a bunch targets whose skin it liked to get under, as it were, but none more than the man himself, Donald Trump (who the mag […]

    / Dec 6, 2006 at 4:59 PM
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    Ersatz ‘Apprentice’ Nabs Carolyn Kepcher

    Carolyn Kepcher, who helped Donald Trump fire corporate wannabes on “The Apprentice” television show, took a new role Tuesday — helping Microsoft Corp. find the best small-business idea in America. The winner of the Redmond, Wash.-based company’s “Ultimate Challenge” contest will get $100,000 in seed money, a storefront or other space in Manhattan for a […]

    / Nov 29, 2006 at 11:21 AM
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    They Live!

    Yes. Apparently little Trump has replicated: We hear….that Donald Trump will become a grandfather for the first time next year when Donnie Jr.’s wife, Vanessa, gives birth. The gorgeous mom-to-be celebrated her cover on the Hamptons magazine holiday issue last night at the 460 Degrees Gallery on Fifth Avenue We Hear [Page Six, New York […]

    / Nov 16, 2006 at 8:56 AM
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    Where On The Venn Diagram Do The Circles Of Middle-Aged Financiers and Busta Rhymes Overlap?

    At the Trump Vodka launch party, of course! Drinking Vodka With Teetotaling Trump [NYM]

    / Oct 27, 2006 at 2:52 PM
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    What Would Donald Eat?

    Ever thought to yourself, ‘Man, I would love to know what the Donald likes to sink his teeth into,’ in a non ‘anything thirty years his junior, vaguely resembles his own daughter’ way? Yeah, neither have we. But the brass over at Buckhead Beef is hoping we’re not a statistically representative bunch, as it has […]

    / Oct 24, 2006 at 12:26 PM
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    …And Don’t Forget Trumpy-Doo

    Yesterday the New York Post noted that Donald Trump would soon be moving into some new real estate—Toon Town. The publisher Donald Trump’s magazine told the Post that they will have the pilot for a Donald Trump cartoon show ready “within 90 days” and a could have a full series in production by next year. […]

    / Oct 17, 2006 at 5:14 PM
  • Donald Trump, Listen, bitches, I could be a freakin' Clearasil model, if I wanted to

    I’ve Got The Skin Of A Baby’s Butt–No, Better Than A Baby’s Butt–And If You People Can’t ‘Get’ That Then Screw All Of You. You Know What? No. Just Get Out Of Here. Just Leave. You’re All Fired. All Of You Are Fired. All Of You. Fired. You. All. Fired.

    “I’m known for having nice skin. My skin is my strength,” Trump told us [at Page Six] the other day. That’s why he flipped out when he opened The Post Thursday and saw the way he looked in a full-page ad for the Learning Annex Real Estate & Wealth Expo at Javits Center next month. […]

    / Oct 16, 2006 at 11:54 AM
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    Trump Family Values: “You’re Fired” Versus “I Quit”

    Carolyn Kepcher says she wasn’t fired, according to Page Six. It was “mutual.” The Donald’s camp maintains the fired part. We’re treating this the same way we treat boyfriend-girlfriend break-ups. No one wants to get dumped, so inevitably the nice person says it was mutual while the vicious one says they dumped the other. The […]

    / Sep 7, 2006 at 1:53 PM
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    It’s Been A Very Long Year For Carolyn Kepcher.

    This is going to sound mean so let’s get right down to business. This morning when we linked to the New York Post’s story about Donald Trump firing Carolyn Kepcher, we included an excerpt indicating her age was thirty-six. And when we re-read it after a few more cups of coffee, we thought, “Woah. She’s […]

    / Aug 31, 2006 at 12:48 PM
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    Who’s Fired Now, Bitch?

    We never really got the point of “The Apprentice.” If you win you get to manage a golf course or some building? So, like, you get to be a super? The guy we call when our sink starts spewing Hell Mouth? Sounds great. Oh, wait. What’s that? Good point. You also get to work for […]

    / Aug 31, 2006 at 9:44 AM
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    Multi Capital Group, Donald Trump and Ecstacy Dealing

    According to this story in Philadelphia magazine, Donald Trump’s new business partner in the area is Raoul Goldberg (nee Raoul Goldberger), a principal real estate bank/developer Multi-Capital Group. Goldberg has a colorful history that includes a 1999 conviction for ecstacy dealing. Upon learning of the conviction, Multi Capital and Trump have been distancing themselves from […]

    / Apr 27, 2006 at 9:54 AM
  • Donald Trump, real estate

    We Report; You Deride: Trump Mortgage Opens

    [Editor’s Note: Trump Mortgage opened for business last week and we sent DealBreaker correspondent John Carney to cover the event. His report: ] It’s 10:32 in the morning and I’m already late for my first assignment. Midtown traffic is at a standstill and I’m kicking myself for trying to take a cab up sixth avenue […]

    / Apr 10, 2006 at 10:06 AM
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    Trump Has Child; Trump Children Off 25% in Early Morning Trading

    I am working my sources to get this new spawn’s name and gender. But whoever and however it turns out to be, this brat will be delighted to read the media coverage of its birth and learn that its father viewed it first and foremost as an expression of virility: “I continue to stay young, […]

    / Mar 20, 2006 at 9:37 AM

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