Hopper's fall from grace
Hopper's fall from grace -- as ray ban sunglasses cheap sale 1782 revealed in a detailed New York Post feature this week -- is just one in a long series of tragic outcomes that can be traced back to the financial crisis. Hopper had been a hedge fund advisory executive at Lehman, but he lost his job in 2007, about a year before that firm filed for bankruptcy and triggered the bank panic of 2008. Hopper struggled to find work for two years, eventually landing a job at Appomattox Advisory that paid $150,000. He was underwater on his mortgage and had borrowed and spent a little too freely during the good years -- for himself, pricey watches and a Porsche; for his wife, whatever she wanted, it seems, including cameras, sculling lessons and graduate school courses. His suicide, sadly, is far from the only recent example of a Wall Street worker driven to extreme measures after experiencing financial ray ban sunglasses best for men 1783 troubles. In 2008, Rene-Thierry Magon de la Villehuchet, a French investment advisor, took his own life after losing both investors' money and his own life savings in Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme. De la Villehuchet reportedly felt consumed by guilt for his role in the loss. Barry Fox, a research supervisor at Bear Stearns, jumped from his 29th-story apartment in 2008 after learning he wouldn't be hired on by JPMorgan Chase, which was buying up the company. A few months later, Eric Von der Porten, who founded the California investment fund Leeward Investments, took his own life after suffering major losses in the market downturn of late 2008. Von der Porten, who had been struggling with ray ban sunglasses popular for women 1784 depression, had a reputation for integrity and community-mindedness.