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Scaramucci Fired by Goldman Schmoozes His Way Into Funds


Anthony Scaramucci fist bumps investors as he makes his way through a poolside party at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas on a May evening.

“It’s the Mooch!” someone shouts. Scaramucci, a Harvard Law School graduate who flunked the New York bar exam twice and was fired from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in 1991, is exactly where he wants to be: playing host to the hedge-fund industry as it surges past $2 trillion in global assets.