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Taxes, Deficits and Asperger's: The Bill Gross You Didn't Know

  • Bond legend reveals condition he learned about a few years ago
  • Higher taxes on the rich are a ‘necessary evil,’ he tells BTV
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Bill Gross spoke about being diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, the autism-spectrum disorder.(Source: Bloomberg)

Even after one of the most storied careers in financial markets, Bill Gross has a few surprises left.

For one, he’s been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, the autism-spectrum disorder. Gross says he lived most of his life unaware of the condition and now believes it helps explain not only why he was such a successful investor for so long but also why he could, by his own admission, rub people the wrong way.