Hedge fund billionaire Paul Tudor Jones is making headlines after talking about “baby’s lips on a girl’s bosom” as a career-stunting “killer” for female Wall Street traders. The comment implies that being a mother makes it more difficult to become a successful trader in an ultra-competitive and male-dominated field.
Jones made the controversial comment last month at a University of Virginia panel that was closed to the media. The Washington Post obtained the video through a Freedom of Information Act request (so much for off-the-record).
Tudor Jones based his comment on two "girls" he started working with in the 1970s.
In a statement to The Post, Tudor Jones responded to the criticism he's received after the “baby’s lips on a girl’s bosom” comment went viral.
Macro trading “requires a high degree of skill, focus and repetition,” Tudor Jones writes. “Life events, such as birth, divorce, death of a loved one and other emotional highs and lows are obstacles to success in this specificRead More »from Billionaire Investor Says Babies Are Like Divorce, They Both ‘Kill’ Focus