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If the headline read that a TARP funded bank CEO hopped on the corporate Gulfstream for a date night jaunt with his wife, at company --- er, taxpayer -- expense, the press (and Congress) would be going hog wild. So what if the CEO of the USA does the same thing? According to the NY Post, the Obama's hopped on a Gulfstream and spent an intimate date night in NYC, at an estimated cost of over $70k compliments of the American taxpayers. It's lovely that the president is fullfilling one of his campaign promises to Michelle, and he did economize by using a Gulfstream and not the way more expensive Air Force One, but they couldn't have planned a similar outing at a time when the President was scheduled to be in NYC on official business? The CEO of the U.S. in't exactly setting a great example. Per NY Post:
So what equities did Art Samberg's Pequot Capital report in their 13F as of 3/31/09? Here's the chart study for their 13F filing dated 3/31/09. Given that they're now in liquidation mode, we thought it was particularly relevant: