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Hedge Hogs The Cowboy Traders Behind Wall Street's Largest Hedge Fund Disaster

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ISBN-10: 1400068398

ISBN-13: 9781400068395

Edition: 2013

Authors: Barbara T. Dreyfuss

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At its peak, hedge fund Amaranth Advisors LLC had more than $9 billion in assets. A few weeks later, it completely collapsed. The disaster was largely triggered by one man: thirty-two-year-old hotshot trader Brian Hunter. His high-risk bets on natural gas prices bankrupted his firm and destroyed his career, while John Arnold, his rival at competitor fund Centaurus, emerged as the highest-paid trader on Wall Street. Meticulously researched and character-driven, Hedge Hogs is a riveting fly-on-the-wall account of the largest hedge fund collapse in history: a blistering tale of the recent past that explains our precarious present . . . and may predict our future. Using emails, instant…    
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/21/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Introduction
Going All In
The Man from Calgary
Lone Star Gambler
A Fund for Everyone
Amaranth
Widow Maker
Pitching to Grandma
The $100 Million Man
King of Gas
Paying the (Inflated) Tab
"Gonna Get Our Faces Ripped Off"
Pump and Dump
$6 Billion Squeeze
"You're Done"
Epilogue
Author's Note and Acknowledgments
Notes
Index