The Big Short 2015
Truth is like poetry. And most people fucking hate poetry.
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Everyone, deep in their hearts, is waiting for the end of the world to come.
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If we're right, people lose homes. People lose jobs. People lose retirement savings, people lose pensions.
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You know what I hate about fucking banking? It reduces people to numbers.
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Here's a number - every 1% unemployment goes up, 40,000 people die, did you know that?
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We live in an era of fraud in America.
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Not just in banking, but in government, education, religion, food, even baseball...
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What bothers me isn't that fraud is not nice. Or that fraud is mean.
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For fifteen thousand years, fraud and short sighted thinking have never, ever worked. Not once.
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Eventually you get caught, things go south. When the hell did we forget all that?
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I thought we were better than this, I really did.
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And as fun as it is seeing pompous dumb Wall Streeters be wildly wrong, and you are *wrong*, sir.
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I just know that at the end of the day regular people are going to pay for all of this.
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Because they always, always do. That's my two cents. Thank you.
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Only that in the history of Wall Street, no investment bank has ever failed except when caught in criminal activities.
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From the time you guys started talking, Bear Stearns stock has fallen more than 38 percent. Would you buy more now?
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I have a feeling in a few years people are going to be doing what they always do when the economy tanks.
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They will be blaming immigrants and poor people.
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Short everything that man has touched.
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People hate to think about bad things happening so they always underestimate their likelihood.
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Tell me the difference between stupid and illegal and I'll have my wife's brother arrested.
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That's a nice haircut. Did you do it yourself?
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The banks have given us 25% interest rates on credit cards.
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They have screwed us on student loans that we can never get out from under.
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Then this guy walks into my office and says those same banks got greedy, they lost track of the market, and I can profit off of their stupidity?
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Fuck, yeah, I want him to be right!
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Let me put it this way: I'm standing in front of a burning house, and I'm offering you fire insurance on it.
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Saints don't live on Park Avenue.
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And I'm getting madder and madder and I ask this guy how he sleeps at night knowing he's ripping off working people and he just leaves.
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He doesn't say a word. He just walks away from the lunch. So am I fucked up or is he?
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OK, I'm a chef on a Sunday afternoon, setting the menu at a big restaurant.
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I ordered my fish on Friday, which is the mortgage bond that Michael Burry shorted.
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But some of the fresh fish doesn't sell. I don't know why.
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So, what am I going to do? Throw all this unsold fish, which is the BBB level of the bond, in the garbage, and take the loss? No way.
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Being the crafty and morally onerous chef that I am, whatever crappy levels of the bond I don't sell, I throw into a seafood stew.
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See, it's not old fish. It's a whole new thing!
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And the best part is, they're eating 3-day-old halibut. *That* is a CDO.
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We're going to wait and we're going to wait and we're going to wait until they feel the pain, until they start to bleed.
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When you come for the payday, I'm gonna rip your eyes out. I'm gonna make a fortune.
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The good news is Vinnie, you're not going to care cause you're gonna make so much money.
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You get the ice cream, the hot fudge, the banana and the nuts.
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Right now I get the sprinkles, and ya - if this goes thru, I get the cherry.
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But you get the sundae Vinny. You get the sundae.
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I'm going to find moral redemption at the roulette table.
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I met my wife on match.com.
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My profile said that I'm a medical student with only one eye, an awkward social manner, and 145 thousand dollars in student loans.
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She wrote back, 'You're just what I've been looking for!' She meant honest.
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