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"This report to the shareholders….Which is the misinformation and which is the disinformation."
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"Your broker has 'comped' your meals."
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'I'm making a comeback!'
' Even though you can't make heads or tails out of it, let me assure you, it is, heads we win, tails they lose.'
"We've had to replace 'fat cat bonuses' with 'amortised emoluments with enhanced front-loaded bonuses!'"
"The reason why a lot of people don't use pensions advisers...is because they don't understand what we're talking about!"
"Remember, Syms, never use the term 'Plummet.' We prefer 'in correction territory' or 'below cost basis'."
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"I'm doing a survey of regional speech, and I was wondering if the folks around here have some special words for net-asst value, arbitrage and general equity fund."
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"'Plummet' is such a harsh term, Mr. Dolan. We prefer to say priced 'below cost basis'."
"Can you do another draft of this? There's still a couple of sentences people might understand..."
The finance department finally achieved their ambition to produce a report that no-one could understand...
"I've done my quarterly projection and project I'll get ten quarters today."
Foreign Language Study Center - Learn to Speak Yellen.
"In layman's terms, it's a loud screech followed by a loud crash."
"Subtracting net cash brings the P/E down to 47, and, finally, crossing out the 4 brings it down to a very reasonable P/E of 7."
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"Here are my notes on collateralized debt obligation. Make me sound like I know what I'm talking about."
'Is my allowance a form of income redistribution?'
"I believe the appropriate financial term is 'topsy turvey'."
"There'd better be some questions. I made up half that esoteric-sounding financial jargon."
"I'd be happy to contribute in due course, subject to the relevant registration and application process."
"What separates the expert from a normal accountant is the ability to make simple things utterly incomprehensible."
'Finally, something we all understand.'
"Papi, do we have enough net financial assets to meet essential living expenses for nine months if our source of income disappears?"
'I was...wong about that stock. I was wonk about that stock. I was wrung about that stock. I was...wronk about that stock. I was...'
'That's my boy...'