Overlook Women in Finance and You're Cheating Yourself

If you happen to be in the market for a hedge fund (lucky you!), you could do worse than to pick one headed up by a woman. A recent study suggests that in recent years, they've beat the competition. » 1/16/14 1:30pm 1/16/14 1:30pm

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

Palin Hears Echos Of Going Rogue In Obama's Speech • Cheating Is…

Is Obama pulling inspiration from Going Rogue? Sarah Palin seems to think so. After his speech yesterday in Oslo, Palin said she recognized some familiar sentiments: » 12/11/09 6:20pm 12/11/09 6:20pm

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

Cindy McCain Regrets Dissing Michelle Obama!

Why can't more rich people be like Cindy McCain? Not with the strumpet makeup, I mean, but with the white guilt? Today a LA Times profile made us officially decide to like Cindy, who grew up a rich spoiled rodeo queen cheerleader in Phoenix and then one day went on a scuba trip and came back a crying, caring… » 4/16/08 10:00am 4/16/08 10:00am

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