You Don't Have To Call Him Merle Hazard Anymore

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Hey, remember Merle Hazard? The guy who sings the best ever country song about mortgage-backed securities, derivatives and leveraged buyouts? Well, the other day the New York Times profiled him, revealing his secret identity as a mild mannered money manager.
"Mr. Hazard, to be technical, has another identity, as Jon Shayne, a 46-year-old money manager who studied philosophy at Harvard and then got a law degree from Vanderbilt and whose company manages more than $120 million from Nashville," Peter Applebome writes.
And, for those of you keeping score at home, he thinks things are going to get worse before they get better. On the bright side, he is available for annual shareholder meetings.
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