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Ken Lewis: Ka-Ching!

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Break out the Boone's, ladies-- it's party time in Charlotte. Remember those BAC shares Ken Lewis bought in January? The Bank of Amerillwide chief made a nice $2.5 million paper profit (or 500,000 bottles of Strawberry Hill) on the 400,000 votes of confidence, according to Bloomberg, which the newswire helpfully points out is "more than his $1.5 million salary in 2008, when Lewis got no bonus for running Bank of America." Twelve other top managers also did okay for themselves on 640,000 shares bought for as little as $3.78, having made over $4 million among them.
Not faring as well was former Countrywide chief-cum-Bank of America make-up artist Angelo Mozilo, who lost money intended to go toward legal fees playing the slots.