Bankers Describe In Chilling Detail The Anguish They Suffer When They Don't Get Their Bonuses
While those in the 99% tend to think of Wall Street types as omnipresent, greedy drains on the economy in that "vampire squid" way, a recent Bloomberg feature is shedding some light on the more human side of bankers.
More specificallywhile Wall Streeters may make a lot of money, they aren't used to losing any of it due to lower bonuses and pay. So bankers feel the "malaise" and "paralysis" like people in any other income bracket do when a source of viable income gets pulled out from under their feet. There are bills to payon private school tuition, on salmon, on summer house rentals and on dog walkersand that's definitely a universal problem, right?
We picked out the most heart-wrenching anecdotes:
- Hans Kullberg, a trader at hedge fund Falcon... [via Clusterstock]
- You Can't Make This Stuff Up... (Delong - SDJ )
- Pity the Millionaires: Wall Streeters Cry Over Baby Bonuses (Crooks and Liars )
- The Lucky 99% (Alan )