Wednesday 17 January 2018

How they'll spend it like there's no tomorrow

Wall Street's $144bn pay day is fast approaching and many of New York's top bankers are already deciding how they'll spend it.

In Greenwich, Connecticut, an exclusive commuter town 40 minutes from mid-town Manhattan where many top bankers live, the local Ferrari dealership has accepted shipments of the Italian car maker's latest model that retails at $300,000.

Across town, upscale art galleries sell fine art and sculptures to Wall Street's more discerning traders. A local gallery owner recently told reporters she had an appointment to sell a picture by a famed German artist. The price tag: $850,000 .

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