Andrew Lahde’s Farewell Letter. Anyone who has read the book in its entirety will surely have been bewildered about how beguiled Wall Street. Retiring hedge fund manager Andrew Lahde: “All of this behavior supporting the Aristocracy, only ended up making it easier for me to find. Andrew Lahde’s goodbye letter (and what’s wrong with our country). One of my next posts, that has been coming together in my head for a.

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In Post-Crash Amerikastahn, money fucks you! Andrew Lahde’s open letter: Would you be upset if he had lost everything?

Goodbye and F You”. I figured it would be a bland, dictated tone, all as-told-to the ghostwriter before he fucked off to the golf course. If you want to help more, you need not shorten your life becoming insanely rich like Soros. He seems to be under some delusion that he was the only guy who thought the mortgage market was a debacle in the making.

At that point, he cashed in his chips and is now going to live the rest of his life the way that he wants to and he doesn’t have to answer to anyone. He’s got enough money to ignore the rat race and to literally do what he wants. The low hanging fruit, i. Nov 25, Posts: I’m above it all now though, and the air is better up here.

Having seen hedge funds, their managers, etc from the inside I’ve feasted already and now I think I’ll head to the wine cellar to find a nice port. Its mission is to ensure the fiscal soundness of national banks. I truly do not have a strong opinion about any market right now, other than to say that things will continue to get worse for some time, probably years. Unless you guess wrong, in which case you are flat broke. Idealistic, ultimately unreasonable points, but valid ones.


He and I probably have similar views on life. Throw the Blackberry away and enjoy life. Lastly, while I still have an audience, I would like to bring attention to an alternative food and energy source. Archived from the original on 19 October Unfortunately as someone else mentioned, his farewell message about the faulty system will have more of an impact because of the number of chips that he is cashing in. Get out while the gettings good!

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I made thousands shorting the market too, and you don;t hear me pntificaiotn about how supid everyone else is, or how I think America should run itself. I will no longer manage money for other people or institutions. That’s the Hollywood version. But the unanimous opposition of the 50 states did not deter, or even slow, the Bush darewell in its goal of protecting the banks.

On the other, much larger hand: He farfwell tired of the rat race and I can’t blame him.

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Lahde’s increased media visibility has attracted attention from hemp-legalization organizations, [8] and even fan-merchandise surrounding his much-reported farewell letter. Sat Oct 18, 2: Sure Obama has the right paper, but he seems to have earned it rather than been a legacy. Nearly everyone will be forgotten.

He also seems to have learned from it as well rather than squandered it. It gets you high, it makes you laugh, it does not produce a hangover.

Do you notice anything looking at them? Right now I see it like this: There are thousands of guys like this running hedge funds, and I imagine most of them are loudmouth jerks.

Uh, yes we do. I hope it was as good for you as it was for me! Between here and now. All of this behavior supporting the Aristocracy, only ended up making it easier for me to find people stupid enough to take the other side of my trades. Lots of people as smart or smarter then him ended up zeros because they thought the market was on a precipice in instead of I don’t agree with it, but I understand it.


Hemp is not marijuana and vice versa. Wow, what a douchebag for pointing out a major problem with your financial markets. This guy made a very good gamble on when the subprime stuff would pull everything else down, and certainly others tried to do the same and got wiped out because their timing was off. His cause choices were banning adjustable rate mortgages and legalizing marijuana, which are both very noble causes.

But a few years ago, for the first time in its history, the OCC was used as a tool against consumers. I guess he’ll have time now, and the moral authority that comes from having gotten lucky in the market backing him up when he tries to force his new discoveries on us like a celebrity urging us to vote in a youtube video. Sorry for the eyestrain, Captain.

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andfew I’m just gonna go ahead and apologize for that right now. I could do it too Not that you’ll ever read this Andrew, but enjoy your life. Retrieved from ” https: The administration accomplished this feat through an obscure federal agency called the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency OCC.

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