"Maybe I had one more cup of coffee than I should have," said Blackstone (BX +3.7%) CEO...

|About: The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX)|By:, SA News Editor

"Maybe I had one more cup of coffee than I should have," said Blackstone (BX +3.7%) CEO Schwarzman on the earnings call yesterday (transcript). Optimism from management isn't unusual, but the underlying tone of Schwarzman was different. It suggests it was all he could do to keep from saying, "Business is exploding and the profits have only started to pour in. Please come along."