David Tepper - Quotes

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I left Goldman Sachs. I was thinking about going to another Wall Street place. I didn't want to do that. That was crazy. After you work on Wall Street, it's a choice: would you rather work at McDonald's or on the sell side? I would choose McDonald's over the sell side. ---->>>

When we started Appaloosa, we were going to name it Pegasus because everyone was using Greek names. We filed the name. We paid $300, and they said you cannot use it because it is taken. Pegasus Funds. Then we said Pegasus is kind of a horse. We did not want to be the Unicorn Fund. So we pulled out a horse book. ---->>>

I could buy an island. I could buy a private jet - but I have NetJets. ---->>>

I think when it comes to decisions, I try not to be emotional. To drown out the noise and look at the important facts. ---->>>

I was never afraid to go back to Pittsburgh and work in the steel mills. ---->>>

I'm just a regular upper-middle-class guy who happens to be a billionaire. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 09-11, 1957
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Occupation: Businessman

David Alan Tepper (born September 11, 1957) is an American investor, hedge fund manager, and philanthropist. He is the founder and president of Appaloosa Management, a global hedge fund based in Short Hills, New Jersey. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1978 with a bachelor's degree in economics (wikipedia)