Ex-Goldman Exec Gets Book Deal

Turning anti-greed is good—for Greg Smith’s bottom line, that is. After quitting Wall Street’s most notorious investment bank by publishing his resignation letter in the opinion pages of the New York Times, the former Goldman executive director has stuck another harpoon in the vampire squid, scoring a $1.5 million tell-all book deal, according to the New York Post. Smith inked the whopper of an advance with Hachette Book Group on Thursday. The payday is reportedly three times what Smith was making a year as a banker. Next stop, Hollywood!