• born this way


    8 Year-Old Henry Kravis Wasn’t About To Let His Cousin Get A Free Ride

    Kravis and Roberts first cousins; Kravis’ mother and Roberts’ father were siblings. Both learned the energy business from their fathers. Roberts’ father was an oil broker in Houston who took his son to business meetings; Kravis’ father was a petroleum engineer in Tulsa. The Kravis and Roberts families spent summers and holidays together, and the […]

    / May 20, 2014 at 4:02 PM
  • Bill-Ackman


    Caption Contest Tuesday

    Bill Ackman taking a Citibike for a spin last week at a Park Avenue Armory gala. [NYSD]

    / Oct 22, 2013 at 12:37 PM
  • catbed


    Has Your Broker Ever Picked Up The Tab For Your Large-Scale Face Tattoo?

    Has he said “No, I got this” when the time came to compensate the fellow who inked the words “Buy Low Sell High Never Die” in an old-timey font down the left side of your neck and “Mama’s Boy” down the right? Has he paid for the oil changes on your Harley? Has he helped […]

    / Oct 1, 2013 at 12:35 PM
  • News

    Trades Not Workin’ Out For Ya? Area Hedge Fund Manager Will Show You How To Save A Buck

    “I save a small fortune in taxi and subway fares—plus untold hours sitting in traffic or on a subway platform—by riding my bike everywhere in Manhattan,” Whitney Tilson told the Journal, which estimates you can save “at least $4,000 a year,” in addition to what you spend on the gym, using Tilson’s chosen mode of […]

    / Nov 21, 2011 at 5:57 PM

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