Billionaire Investor Blames Boobs, Babies for Lack of Female Traders

Paul Tudor Jones is 58 years old. He is a hedge funder. He is one of the richest men in America. He is probably a Republican. He predicted the 1987 market crash (see below). On Wednesday, we also learned that he holds some sexist beliefs about women because of most of the characteristics just listed. » 5/24/13 11:44am 5/24/13 11:44am

Hedge Fund Ladies: You're Never the Right Age to Succeed

If you happen to be a lady and you happen to have aspirations are followed by at least seven zeroes and preceded by a dollar (or pound, or Euro) sign, it's time for some real talk: no matter how old you are, you're too something something to succeed at a hedge fund. Have you considered an alternate field? Perhaps… » 6/27/12 7:10pm 6/27/12 7:10pm

Five New Job Titles That Are Corporate Code For "Hot Girl"

This will shock you, but apparently some women get jobs at hedge funds solely on the basis that they are hot. "You meet these bimbos and they say, ‘Oh, I work at a hedge fund,' and you think, What?!?" one "head of an investment bank who pals around with high net worth investors" tells W Magazine. "And then you… » 6/24/08 4:40pm 6/24/08 4:40pm

How One Woman's Foreclosure Became Another's 24-Car Garage!

Single minority women are big victims of the subprime mortgage meltdown, reports the New York Times today. But not one single minority woman, notes the Journal! Remember Mei Sze Chan? She was single and lonely, but in the beginnings of the mortgage crisis she met a man in the Hamptons named Jeff Greene, they hit it… » 1/15/08 12:40pm 1/15/08 12:40pm