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See, my love for my daughter should have been up here. Sadly, it was below the table where my other hand is. (via World Economic Forum)

Especially on a day when a huge revelation will be made of secret tapes made of discussions between the New York Fed and Goldman Sachs on banking regulations, it's really surprising to get such a sweet and heartwarming tale out of the finance sector. Mohamed El-Erian, 56, is a big deal in the business world, since he controls PIMCO, the institutional investment giant with over $2 trillion in assets. He made $100 million in 2011, and lives in Newport Beach, California (no cameos on The OC, though). PIMCO manages money for major pension funds all over the country—basically, he plays with huge numbers of people's retirement money, and when PIMCO invests in something, people notice.