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John Paulson

  1. white men with hunks of shiny metal
    John Paulson’s Gold Fever Dream Has Lost Him $1 Billion in Two DaysBillion with a B.
  2. paulson in peril
    John Paulson, It’s Time to Take a VacationThe hedge fund manager is having another terrible year.
  3. moments of charity
    Central Park’s $100 Million Donor Won’t Get a Meadow or Even a TreeNothing in the park will bear his name.
  4. white men with money
    John Paulson’s Mitt Romney Fund-raiser Was About What You’d Expect The event took place at the hedge-funder’s UES townhouse. 
  5. white men with money
    John Paulson Has Personally Guaranteed the 92nd Street Y’s InvestmentsAnd so he’ll be reaching for his personal checkbook.
  6. occupy wall street
    Occupy Wall Street to Start Making House Calls [Updated]Probably not to your place.
  7. p-money
    Another Way 2011 Isn’t Exactly Like 2008Even John Paulson can’t make money.
  8. friends with benefits
    John Paulson to Thank Alan Greenspan for Screwing Up the Economy to Their Mutual BenefitFriends with benefits get together for a chat.
  9. p-money
    John Paulson Buys Modest $3 Million ApartmentStorage?
  10. payback
    The Yes Men Would Like You to Try to Arrest John PaulsonYou, the citizens.
  11. fi-cri fallout
    Breaking: People Hastily Elevated During Financial Crisis May Not Be GeniusesAnalyst Meredith Whitney is not living up to some expectations.
  12. homes for everyone!
    John Paulson Would Like You to Buy As Many Homes As You CanBuy your sister-in-law’s nephew a home!
  13. finance fiction
    If We Were Friends With John Paulson, Part XIThe conversation we might have had with billionaire hedge-funder John Paulson over Instant Messenger today, if we were, like, bros.
  14. gossipmonger
    Landon Donovan Does Not Have a Love ChildContrary to reports, the American soccer captain does not have a baby with a woman other than his girlfriend.
  15. p-money
    John Paulson Is Upbeat on the Economy But Is Hoarding Gold Just in CaseJust in case, you know, society collapses.
  16. putting shorts on with their shorts on
    Back in 2006, Morgan Stanley Traders Were More Interested in Golf Than in Creating CDOsEven when it comes to potentially criminal behavior, they can’t catch up.
  17. white men with money
    Will John Paulson’s Deal With Goldman Sachs Cost Him His Seat on the Board of Spence?We just simply don’t have a culture of allowing board members with this much controversial publicity in a leadership role.”
  18. america the awesome
    Foreclosed-Upon Homeowner Fails to Be Pissed That John Paulson Made Billions Shorting His HouseMore power to him.”
  19. revenge of the nerds
    John Paulson: Remember, I Used to Be Kind of a LoserHe’s not proud of it, but in light of recent events, he feels he should point that out.
  20. Paolo Pellegrini: Duh, of Course ACA Knew We Were Planning to Short AbacusA deposition from the former Paulson and Company employee contradicts the government’s case against Goldman Sachs.
  21. photo op
    Who Wore the SEC’s Fraud Charges Best?Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein and hedge-fund manager John Paulson both stepped out this weekend in the aftermath of the SEC’s allegations against GS. Who looked most innocent?
  22. fi-cri fallout
    John Paulson Responds to Charges Against Goldman SachsNot our problem,” pretty much sums it up.
  23. fi-cri fallout
    Maybe John Paulson Should Have Been Nicer to Paolo Pellegrini (Updated)Hell hath no fury like a hedge-fund manager scorned.
  24. fi-cri fallout
    SEC Charges Goldman Sachs With Subprime Fraud (Updated)Says the firm let hedge-funder John Paulson pay them to structure a crappy CDO, then sold it to clients like it was awesome.
  25. finance fiction
    If We Were Friends With John Paulson, Part XThe conversation we might have had with rock-star hedge-funder John Paulson over Instant Messenger today, if we were, like, bros.
  26. white men with money
    Rock-Star Hedge-Funder John Paulson May Not Be a One-Hit WonderDaily Intel got a sneak peek at his year-to-date returns, and they’re looking pretty good.
  27. if we were friends with john paulson
    If We Were Friends With John Paulson, Part IXWhat our IM conversation with the billionaire hedge-funder would have been like today, if we were, like, pals.
  28. if we were friends with john paulson
    If We Were Friends With John Paulson, Part VIIIWhat our IM conversation with the billionaire hedge-fund manager would have been like today, if we were like, bros.
  29. before they were rock stars
    John Paulson: 14 Going On RichA yearbook photo reveals the hedge-fund rock star once had adorably pudgy cheeks.
  30. white men with money
    Bad News Bears: The Guys Who Bet Against the Bubble and WonA new book gives us the backstories of some of the oddball crew of hedge-funders who managed — against all odds and under relatively difficult circumstances — to make bank as the economy burned.
  31. italian men with money
    Hedge-Fund Manager Paolo Pellegrini Is a Jazz Lover With ‘Entry-level Supercars’John Paulson’s former right-hand man is charming in a Hannibal Lecter kind of way.
  32. if we were friends with john paulson
    If We Were Friends With John Paulson, Part VIWhat our IM conversation with hedge-fund billionaire John Paulson would have been like today, if we were friends.
  33. imaginary conversations
    If We Were Friends With John Paulson, Part VWhat our IM conversation with hedge-funder John Paulson would have been like today, if we were friends.
  34. white men with money
    At First, John Paulson Was in a Wolf Pack of One ...Now he has been joined by other hedge-fund managers, and they are all making lots of money together. Why?
  35. white men with money
    If We Were Friends With John Paulson, Part IVWhat our conversation with the billionaire hedge-funder would be like today if we were, like, pals.
  36. white men with money
    If We Were Friends With John Paulson, Part IIIWhat our conversation with the billionaire hedge-funder would be like if we were, like, buddies.
  37. scenes from a meltdown
    Hedge-Funders React to Possibility of Increased RegulationThey’re a little defensive about being financially profiled.
  38. white men with money
    John Paulson Continues to Make Money From Country’s Precipitous DeclineHedge-fund rock star and Intel obsession John Paulson made another pile of money.
  39. white men with money
    If We Were Friends With John Paulson, Part IIHedge-fund rock star John Paulson may have made $428 million more dollars. Here’s what would happen if we were friends with him.
  40. summary judgment
    Alan Greenspan’s Change of HeartWhy the former Federal Reserve chairman’s late-career turnaround is like others before him, and why it’s different.
  41. white men with money
    So, What Did You Do Today, John Paulson?For the hedge-fund rock star, Friday the 13th was lucky.
  42. the downturnaround
    How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Credit Default SwapsHooray! It’s time for the Downturnaround, your dose of economic news that ISN’T despairingly negative!
  43. white men with money
    John Paulson Wins AgainThe hedge fund posts awesome returns.
  44. golden gods
    John Paulson Made Another $420 MillionThe Greatest Depression is really working out for the horn-rimmed hedgie.
  45. the greatest depression
    The Complete John Paulson’This is, after all, a man whose mind has been set on making vast, historic amounts of money since he was a kid.’
  46. the greatest depression
    2008 Investment Guides Are HILARIOUSSure, some people saw the Wall Street crash coming — but most didn’t.
  47. white men with money
    John Paulson Made Another Billion Dollars Betting Your Life Will Get Worse’This is rock-star status,’ says a peer.
  48. rants
    Five Things Moe Tkacik Is Sick of Hearing on CNBCSince being laid off, writer Moe Tkacik has had all the time in the world to wallow in coverage of the economic crisis. And there are a few things that are pissing her off.
  49. the greatest depression
    For John Paulson and Friends, the Gilded Age Hasn’t Ended1999 Chateau Margaux and 1999 Lafite-Rothschild, anyone?
  50. company town
    President Bush Sums Up the Financial Crisis the Best Way He Knows HowWall Street got drunk,” the president said, “and now it’s got a hangover.” Also, Donald Trump Jr. invests in India, ‘Esquire’ editors decide to flash people, and more, in our daily roundup of finance, real-estate, media, and law news.
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