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User Review  - willszal - LibraryThing

This book is about the four-year journey of one of the most infamous hedge funds in history. It outlines it's four-year lifecycle, from 1994 to 1998, starting with an monumental raise of $1.5 billion ... Read full review

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User Review  - hhornblower - LibraryThing

A fairly well written account of yet another collection of typically greedy Wall Street bankers. A good book to read if you want to learn the definition of hubris (and the OED entry is to short for ... Read full review

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User Review  - ehines - LibraryThing

The sin of arbitrage isn't that it is impossible. It *is* possible to exploit market inefficiencies and make a profit. But those profits are usually very, very small. Which means that it requires an ... Read full review

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User Review  - ElectricRay - LibraryThing

A couple of years ago I read Nick Dunbar's account of the LTCM collapse "Inventing Money", and a friend recently lent me this book. They make an interesting comparison. Dunbar - a physicist by trade ... Read full review

Review: When Genius Failed: The Rise And Fall Of Long Term Capital Management

User Review  - Heather - Goodreads

A frustrating read. While the financial reportage is first-rate, the narrative is as dry as the hedge fund's mathematical formulae. The personal, human sides of the story - the aspects that had me up ... Read full review


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