The Naked Broker: Novel flights of fancy for Paulson, Trichet while Ouzo crisis unfolds

So Hank Paulson (estimated net worth some $700m) and Warren Buffett (billionaire some 40 times over) — just a couple of regular guys — are nattering casually. Just as you would do in front of 2,400 punters paying $75 a head in the Omaha chamber of commerce. And they’re plugging Paulson’s book, see, because with only $700m in the bank Paulson still needs to shift some copies of On The Brink.

  • 12 Feb 2010
The book certainly won’t sell on its own so Hank tells a few jokes like the one which begins "bankers are overpaid and compensation levels are out of whack". Of course it’s a real gutbuster when you realise he took home $18m in cash for his last bonus ...

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