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Make it a million a year... (38.56)

Bobby: Seven fifty a year. That's double entry level for an analyst.

Taylor: I'm getting my MBA in Chicago under Eugene Fama, the Nobel Laureate.

Bobby: Come on. Fama's an egghead. Get an education right here. Make it a million a year.

Taylor: What? Three seventy-five or 750 or a million, it's all the same to you? It's an abstraction? I don't know if you can understand maybe me being the way I am, but just breathing the air here can be discomforting.

Eugene Francis "Gene" Fama (born February 14, 1939) is an American economist, best known for his empirical work on portfolio theory, asset pricing, and the efficient-market hypothesis. He is currently Robert R. McCormick Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. In 2013, he shared the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences jointly with Robert Shiller and Lars Peter Hansen. The Research Papers in Economics project ranked him as the 11th-most influential economist of all-time based on his academic contributions.