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    Chris Christie Needs An Economist

    If you’re looking to make a career change and you’ve got a head for numbers, great news: the state of New Jersey is hiring. Even more good news: if you can handle getting your head bit off the first (and hopefully, for your sake, last) time you accidentally address Christie as “boss” (and are subsequently […]

    / Jul 18, 2014 at 1:04 PM
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    Area Socialites Having None Of This Bill de Blasio Guy

    At a gathering on Monday night at 740 Park Avenue in Manhattan for Diana Taylor, the girlfriend of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, some of New York’s wealthiest considered a future without the billionaire in charge. There was considerable alarm about Bill de Blasio’s lead in the polls, along with his plan to raise […]

    / Oct 9, 2013 at 3:28 PM
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    Former Bears Stearns Employee Victim Of Harassment By Pizza

    If you were going to try and extort money Bear Stears alum, how would you do it? Would you call him at his new job and talk trash about his wife? Would you call his house and tell his wife he was running around on her with another woman? Would you call his mother-in-law in New Jersey and breathe heavily into the phone? Or would you bring out the big guns and start sending pizzas, sometimes 20 at a time, to his home in New Canaan, as a sign you really meant business? Donato Anthony Minicozzi chose all of the above.

    / Jan 31, 2013 at 4:55 PM
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    Ashley Dupré’s New Career Involves Encouraging Customers To Put Clothes On


    If it feels like it’s been forever since we last heard from Eliot Spitzer’s former gal-pal Ashley Dupré it’s because it has. What’s she been up to since July 2010, when she told reporters she was focusing on getting her real estate license and writing a dating column which sadly did not continue past its debut? Becoming a small business owner and shedding her old skin, which she’d appreciate if you didn’t bring up in conversation. That (hooking) was then, this (being a New Jersey-based entrepreneur) is now. And while the new venture “represents a continuation of her evolution,” rest assured “special underthings” and swimsuits will always have a place in her life.

    Four years after her high-priced hotel romps with Eliot Spitzer dynamited his tenure as governor of New York and made her infamous, Ashley Dupré says she turned a page Monday with the opening of Femme by Ashley, a lingerie and swimwear boutique on the choicest block in downtown Red Bank. The shop, Dupré told redbankgreen in an exclusive interview, “is almost like the beginning of the rest of my life…Petite and wearing eyeglasses that made her appear somewhat more studious than she did in Girls Gone Wild videos made a decade ago, 27-year-old Dupré said she agreed to redbankgreen‘s request for a sit-down only at the urging of her boyfriend, TJ Earle, who thought it was important in establishing community roots. She said it would likely be her only interview on the topic. “I’m just done with it,” Dupré said of her scandal-based persona. “I’m very private. People don’t believe that, but I’m a very private person. I don’t want that life. I’m not looking to be in the press. I’m just looking to get on with my life.”

    “I’m a girl, and I think every girl likes to shop and explore their tastes,” she said. “Getting into this business, I kind of explored all of these designers and fell in love with them.” The shop offers swimsuits in the $180 to $200 range as well as some “special” underthings, Dupré said.

    Pop in for a look-see today.

    ASHLEY DUPRÉ SETS UP SHOP AND MOVES ON [RedBankGreen via Daily Intel]

    / May 16, 2012 at 11:38 AM
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    Warren Buffett Is Working Chris Christie’s Last Nerve

    As you may have noticed, when New Jersey Governor Chris Christie doesn’t like a position someone has taken, he generally responds with some variation of telling the person taking it to go fuck themselves. Usually he adds little flourishes, like exaggeratedly rolling his eyes, or storming out of the room, or mocking people for being […]

    / Feb 22, 2012 at 11:49 AM
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    Goldman Equities Trader Will No Longer Wonder What Happens To A Dream (Involving Beating People With Branches) Deferred

    Back in the day, as in 2007, Wall Street compensated its employees in a way that made them feel loved. In a way that allowed them to repress the true passions they would have been going after if the price were not oh so right. Now, obviously, not so much. Combine that with suffocating regulation […]

    / Feb 1, 2012 at 12:39 PM
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    If Chris Christie Were To Theoretically Run For President, He Could Theoretically Count On Money From Paul Tudor Jones, Stanley Druckenmiller, Et Al

    Earlier this week, Ken Langone invited 50 hedge fund managers and other financial services employees to his office. The occasion? A sit down with with Chris Christie, who the Home Depot founder apparently forced to discuss the possibility of running for president. Here’s what the New Jersey governor had to say:

    / Jul 21, 2011 at 11:43 AM
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    Jon Corzine Delivers First Profitable Quarter For MF Global In Over A Year

    The feat of strength was accomplished mostly through firing people but whatever, the point is he got the job done, as promised. Not only that, but he did the whole thing while planning a wedding at the same time.

    / Aug 5, 2010 at 5:25 PM
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    Mikhail Prokhorov’s Gonna Make The Nets The Best Damn Team In The NBA

    Even if he has to dunk the damn balls himself. The billionaire also had this to say: “Do you remember the song of Frank Sinatra? ‘New York, New York.’ If I make it there I will make it anywhere.”

    / Mar 29, 2010 at 12:01 PM
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    Blackstone’s Latest Fund: Buying Up The Buyouts

    If you were hoping that the slowing economy and credit crunch would stymie private equity firms, you’ll be disappointed to here the news that the latest plan from the buyout kings at Blackstone involves buying debt from private equity deals gone bad. Blackstone is raising $1.5 billion to invest in the debt of troubled distressed […]

    / Jun 17, 2008 at 9:26 AM
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    North Jersey Businesses Hurt As Brokers Cut Back On Bagels, Lactose

    You’d think strip clubs, steak houses, and Real Doll outfitters would be the only ones feeling the pinch of financial professionals not making/spending any money, but you’d be wrong! In Northern New Jersey, bagels and cheese, items heretofore considered staples in the community, are being cast aside, deemed luxuries too expensive to justify in these […]

    / Jun 11, 2008 at 1:05 PM

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