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Roe Sixty billion dollars! How can we be worth sixty billion dollars?! Skilling If someone’s prepared to pay that for us then / that’s what we’re worth – Roe But that’s huge! That’s fantastic! Skilling Sixty billion dollars. That’s nearly two thousand years. Beat. Roe What? Skilling Forget it. Fuck. How is that possible?! Roe Hey, we’re announcing profits all the time, and you seem to know where that money’s coming from. Everyone’s behind you! And I’m just saying that includes me. Skilling Yeah.
Skilling You with me? Fastow Always. Skilling I can’t find. Any area. Right now. Except trading. And there, day to day, we may lose as much as we make. Pause. ) Fastow You’re not kidding? Skilling I am not kidding. I don’t know what I’m gonna do. I don’t mind taking losses. But I can’t report taking losses right now. The gap between the perception and the reality is . . He has one hand up at neck level indicating the high perception and the other he puts lower to indicate the reality. Skilling I don’t know what I’m going to do.
Ken’s dealing with it. Fastow That’s great. So I can keep my job? Beat. Skilling Are you smart, Andy? Fastow Yeah, I am. Skilling I’m fucking smart. And I like guys with spikes. I didn’t know you had any till I heard about you taking on a pack of traders. Now that takes a special kind of stupid. But also balls. You started in finance? Fastow Yeah. Skilling Let’s get you back there. I know your background, you’re an abstracts man. Securitisation, Risk assessment. I never met anyone less suited to retail in my life.