More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite

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Penguin Books, May 31, 2011 - Business & Economics - 482 pages
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"Splendid...the definitive history of the hedge fund, a compelling narrative full of larger-than-life characters and dramatic tales." -- The Washington Post

Wealthy, powerful, and potentially dangerous, hedge fund moguls have become the It Boys of twenty-first- century capitalism. Beating the market was long thought to be impossible, but hedge funds cracked its mysteries and made fortunes in the process. Drawing on his unprecedented access to the industry, esteemed financial writer Sebastian Mallaby tells the inside story of the hedge funds, from their origins in the 1960s to their role in the financial crisis of 2007 to 2009.

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Review: More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite

User Review  - Khaleel - Goodreads

Nice overview of the hedge fund industry. A bit tedious though and debate around regulation of the hedge fund industry is not too robust. That part of the book was not worthwhile. Recommended if you ... Read full review

Review: More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite

User Review  - Goodreads

Nice overview of the hedge fund industry. A bit tedious though and debate around regulation of the hedge fund industry is not too robust. That part of the book was not worthwhile. Recommended if you ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

Sebastian Mallaby has been a Washington Post columnist since 1999. From 1986 to 1999, he was on the staff ofThe Economist, serving in Zimbabwe, London, and Japan, and as the magazine's Washington bureau chief. He spent 2003 as a Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and has written forForeign Affairs, Foreign Policy, The New York Times, and The New Republic, among others.

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