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Originally Posted by Jakarta Expat View Post
Another 1 who did not listen to the Economic Extraordinare Jay Hussein Hawk

And after declaring he would no longer manage money for other people, because he had enough of his own, Lahde said that instead he intended to repair his stress-damaged health[Ed: the stuff will literally kill you]; he made it clear he would not miss the financial world.

In his farewell letter, which concluded with an appeal for the legalisation of marijuana,[Ed: What a worthy cause] Lahde said he was happy with his rewards and did not envy those who had made even more money.

"I will let others try to amass nine, 10 or 11 figure net worths. Meanwhile, their lives suck,[Ed: sour grapes anyone ?]" he wrote, citing a life of back-to-back business appointments relieved only by a two-week annual holiday in which financiers are still "glued to their Blackberries".
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