Greg Lippmann, the 41-year-old trader famous for short-selling subprime mortgage securities and the subject of an extensive profile by The Observer‘s very own Max Abelson, is flipping the script on the trade that launched him to credit-crisis fame.
Lippmann left Deutsche Bank this year to start his own hedge fund, Libre Max. In October, Read More
Just before I finished my story in this week’s paper, a profile of the iconic mortgage trader Greg Lippmann, it came to my attention that I had not only written about him once before, but had interviewed a member of his family. “Here’s what I’m willing to tell you,” his wife said in Read More
Greg Lippmann was sitting in a coffee shop on a recent weekend afternoon, wearing a T-shirt, light yellow plaid shorts and Spring Court sneakers without socks. “Wall Street’s had a lot of different eras, and people recede from memory,” he said. “People don’t talk anymore about people who were famous in another time. It’s a Read More