COVID conversations with one of America’s richest men | Curio

COVID conversations with one of America’s richest men

26 mins | Jul 20, 2020

How a pandemic unfolds when you're a Wall Street billionaire. "Members of his class are supposed to be brilliant at analyzing and managing risk, so I was surprised to find that he seemed unbothered by what looked to the nonbillionaires around me like a uniquely dangerous threat. I asked him how his circle was talking about the virus. 'Some people are going to die, but it's old people, and if they do, it's OK,' he replied. Then he paused. 'Not that it's OK. This isn't that bad.'" Max Abelson, from Bloomberg Businessweek, talks about COVID-19 with the wealthiest person he knows — this is what he learned.

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From Bloomberg Businessweek