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Asher Edelman

Even Gordon Gekko Understands Basic Economics

David Pakman | Posted 03.18.2016 | Business
David Pakman

Earlier this week, Asher Edelman, the real estate investor, investment banker, and derivative trader on whom Wall Street's Gordon Gekko vulture capitalist character was partially based, visibly stunned a panel of CNBC hosts by explaining that the best candidate for the economy would be Bernie Sanders.

A Basis for Agreement (Ending the Qs)

Asher Edelman | Posted 11.24.2013 | Business
Asher Edelman

What has the QE program and other monetary policy done for the middle, lower, and no income classes? If it hasn't exacerbated the pain, it certainly hasn't produced relief.

Asher Edelman, The Art World's Gordon Gekko | KELLY CROW | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Mr. Edelman, the former corporate raider who helped inspire the character of Gordon Gekko in the 1987 film "Wall Street," has taken up a new position:...