A hedgefund manager made $2 billion in 2012; that is $1 million an hour!

"a talented hedge-fund manager contrived to make $2 billion in 2012. If you do the math, figuring that he worked eight-hour days and took two weeks of vacation, you will discover that this fine fellow earned more than $1 million an hour." p.6

Thomas Frank, “Easy Chair: If Memory Swerves,” Harper’s Magazine 327 no. 1960 (September 2013): 6.

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