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The triumph of Blackstone on Wall Street
Re: Steve Schwarzman (MBA '72)
Steve Schwarzman really, really wants to know what you think. He craves information, and he'll seek it from anybody, anywhere, anytime. Over Easter weekend this past spring Schwarzman started hearing from people he bumped into that $4-a-gallon gasoline was crimping their lives, forcing them to carpool and cancel vacations. "They were scared," Schwarzman recalls.