In today's feel-bad story of the day, three asset managers, two of whom live in Greenwich, Connecticut, won a $254 million jackpot in the Powerball lottery, the Associated Press reports. After taxes, the three men, who work at Bell Asset Management, which the AP describes as a "startup asset management firm," are splitting $104 or just under $35 million apiece. Wisely, they did not have much to say at the state lottery's prize winner news conference. "It feels good," said Gregg Skidmore, alongside the trio's lawyer. On Twitter, folks have been predictably pointing out the small absurdity of the whole affair. "If your money manager is playing the lottery, you should probably fire him," tweets Justin Paterno. "Um, unless they win," counters Business Insider's Joe Weisenthal.
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