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Receipt Reveals A Lot About ATM User

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Receipt Reveals A Lot About ATM User

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Receipt Reveals A Lot About ATM User

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Hedge fund manager Dvid Tepper is said to have left behind an ATM receipt at a bank in East Hampton, New York. It was passed along to the Wall Street gossip blog "Dealbreaker.com." The receipt shows a savings balance of just under $100 million.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

A scrap of paper found in upscale East Hampton offers a glimpse into the life of resident David Tepper. The hedge fund manager dropped his ATM receipt. A passerby passed it on to the Wall Street gossip blog DealBreaker.com. Tepper has been credited with causing market rallies with his investment advice. The receipt shows a balance in his account just under $100 million, minus the ATM fee of $2.75.

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