• robertbenmoshceaig


    Robert Benmosche Is Gonna Take Off Now

    The AIG chief, whose greatest hits include “my balls are bigger than the government’s,” “The worst thing that will ever happen to him is when he and I meet in the room and I close the door,” and “women go wild when they walk [into my bathroom],” will officially bid his people adieu come September.

    / Jun 10, 2014 at 5:28 PM
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    If David Einhorn Pulled The Same Stunt On GE That He Pulled On Apple You Can Bet He’d Be Receiving A Western Union Telegram From Grandpa Welch Telling Him To ‘Knock It Off’

    Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch says Apple deserves better than the treatment it’s getting from David Einhorn, the hedge-fund manager pressuring the iPhone maker to cough up dividends. “Look, these guys are after a quick hit. I’d blow him off,” he told CNBC’s “Closing Bell.” “I’d give Einhorn the back of my hand.” Welch […]

    / Mar 8, 2013 at 5:07 PM
  • News

    John Mack: If I Wasn’t A Banker, I Would Have Been A Women’s Shoe Salesman

    As you may have heard, yesterday afternoon, Morgan Stanley held a little good-bye party for John Mack, who will step down as chairman at the end of the year. What are Mack’s plans for the retirement phase of his life? Will he sail around the world? Restore old cars? Work on his golf game? Take […]

    / Dec 8, 2011 at 10:59 AM
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    You’ll Have To Pry Those Free Blizzards From Warren Buffett’s Cold, Dead Hands

    Howard Buffett said his father, billionaire Warren Buffett, plans to work until death leading Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and isn’t considering retirement. “That word is not in his vocabulary,” Howard Buffett said in an interview yesterday in Des Moines, Iowa. “He says when he goes to the grave he will communicate with us via Ouija board.” […]

    / Oct 13, 2011 at 6:19 PM
  • News

    Let’s Help John Mack Name His Book

    Over the weekend Charlie Gasparino reported that John Mack is expected to retire as chairman of Morgan Stanley at the end of the year. According to Chaz, Mack will use some of his newfound time to write a book. It’s still in the early stages, though, and probably untitled. So!

    / Jun 27, 2011 at 12:12 PM
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    Stanley Druckenmiller Is Packing It In

    The billionaire is retiring and closing his firm, Duquesne Capital. The fund returned returned 11 percent in 2008 and 10 percent in 2009 but apparently Stan can’t take the “interim drawdowns” (they’re down 5 percent so far this year) anymore. Also, he just wants to golf.

    / Aug 18, 2010 at 11:05 AM
  • News

    David Viniar Stands By His Man

    Perhaps some of you remember Jon Winkelried? The former Goldman Sachs co-president is persona non grata at the firm but for the purposes of context, a quick refresh: Winkelried was the good for nothing prick who abandoned Lloyd Blankfein when the CEO needed him most, and when it would look most bad for the company […]

    / Jun 11, 2010 at 10:45 AM
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    The Long Kiss Good Night: Erin Callan Takes Final Bow

    Erin Callan took a leave of absence from her job at Credit Suisse over a year ago. Since then, we’d heard nary a peep from the old girl. In our minds we knew she’d likely extended her vacation to something more permanent, but in our hearts we hoped against hope to wake up one morning […]

    / Feb 23, 2010 at 4:32 PM
  • Goldman Sachs

    Goldman Sachs: Layoffs, Rumors, Retirements and A Controversial Promotion

    Here’s a fun one: at the end of January it was reported that Goldman would be cutting 5% of its global workforce, because (pick one) a. These bottoms weren’t living up to the Goldmany Goldman standard b. As it turns out, Goldman’s not better than everyone else (well, better than Citi but who isn’t?) c. […]

    / Mar 4, 2008 at 10:59 AM

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