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Hedgehogging

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ISBN-10: 047006773X

ISBN-13: 9780470067734

Edition: 2008

Authors: Barton Biggs

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Praise for HedgeHogging "Barton Biggs writes about markets with greater style, clarity, and insight than any other observer of the Wall Street scene. His new book, Hedgehogging, entertains immensely even as it provides countless valuable lessons regarding hedge funds and the investment world they inhabit." -David F. Swensen, Chief Investment Officer, Yale University "Since the glory days of the tech bubble, investing has become a perilous enterprise. Not the least for those running money in the proliferating hedge fund business. In Hedgehogging, Biggs offers a fascinating glimpse behind the scenes at the personalities and egos making decisions about the enormous sums being dumped en masse…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/4/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Introduction
The Triangle Investment Club Dinner: Hacking Through the Hedgehog Jungle
The New Hedgehogs May Have Been Golden Boys, but They Still Bleed Red
Short Selling Oil: The Crude Joke Was on Us
Short Selling Is Not for Sissies
The Odyssey of Starting a Hedge Fund: A Desperate, Frantic Adventure
The Roadshow Grind: Blood, Sweat, Toil, and Tears
The Run-Up and Haunted by Remembrances and Doubt
Hedgehogs Come in All Sizes and Shapes
The Violence of Secular Market Cycles
The Battle for Investment Survival: Only Egotists or Fools Try to Pick Tops and Bottoms
From One Generation to Another: Bismarck and the Yale Endowment
Nature's Mysticism and Groupthink Stinks
The Internet Bubble: I'd Still Rather Have Air-Conditioning
Great Investment Managers Are Intense, Disciplined Maniacs
You're Only as Beloved as Your Most Recent Performance
Once You Have a Fortune, How Can You Hang On to It?
Three Investment Religions: Growth, Value, and Agnostic
The Trouble with Being Big
Bubbles and the True Believer
Divine Intervention or Inside Information? A Tale That Will Make Your Blood Run Cold
John Maynard Keynes: Economist, Hedge-Fund Manager, and Fascinating Character
Conclusion
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