More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite
"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 EliteUser 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 EliteUser Review - Jason Willson - Goodreads
Makes an interesting case for the need for hedge funds (and the financial disasters which for which hedge funds have had blame attributed) and the narrative follows the development of hedge funds as ... Read full review