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    In Its Heart, UBS Is The Descendent Of German Jews Whose Art Was Seized By Nazis

    When Christie’s auctioned off Edgar Degas’s “Danseuses” for nearly $11 million in 2009, the catalog noted that the masterpiece was being sold as part of a restitution agreement with the “heirs of Ludwig and Margret Kainer,” German Jews whose vast art collection was seized by the Nazis in the years leading up to World War […]

    / Oct 20, 2014 at 2:03 PM
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    Someday Steve Schwarzman’s Entire Seafood Emporium Will Belong To Jonathan Gray

    Modest or manic, Mr. Gray is said to keep a low profile because he does not see the benefit of raising his, and would simply prefer to be another cog in the Peterson-Schwarzman machine. Which is not to say he is a hermit—friends describe him as animated and gregarious, but above all else, humble—he simply […]

    / Aug 18, 2011 at 4:13 PM
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    Citi Cares Deeply About Your Fuck-Up Offspring

    Only half-serious, of course (though Vickles does love a charity case). What the bank does care about is having its wealthy clients’ hard-earned money pissed away by a bunch of pissants who need to be put on a leash. Citigroup is testing a website to let millionaires’ children manage their allowances, while alerting parents and […]

    / Aug 12, 2010 at 11:55 AM

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