BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- Back in October, a party thrown by a top Goldman Sachs (GS - Get Report) investment analyst included the performer Lil' Kim dressed in a black cat costume. A few weeks later, a since-fired Morgan Stanley (MS - Get Report) trader drew gossipy fire when he hired a dwarf to be handcuffed to the guest of honor at a bachelor party.Those two events may not rise to the scandalous level of excesses seen in the 1980s. That they drew considerable media scrutiny, however, reveals two things: that the general public is still ready to pounce at any display of post-bailout lavishness by Wall Street executives; and, those feelings notwithstanding, those executives are growing tired of not flaunting their wealth.
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