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ISBN: 1841155039 / ISBN-13: 9781841155036

When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management

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Picking up where Liar,s Poker left off (literally, in the bond dealer,s desks of Salomon Brothers) the story of Long-Term Capital Management is of a ... Show synopsis

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  • When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long Term Capital Management (Fourth Estate Ltd) – Hardcover (2000)
    by Roger Lowenstein

    When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long Term Capital Management

    Hardcover, Fourth Estate Ltd
    2000
    English
    288 pages

    ISBN: 1841155039
    ISBN-13: 9781841155036

    Founded by John Meriweather, a notoriously confident bond dealer, along with two Nobel prize winners and a floor of Wall Street's brightest and best, long-term capital management was from the beginning hailed as a new gold standard in investing. It was to be the hedge fund to end all other hedge funds: a discreet private investment club limited to those rich enough to pony up millions. It became the banks' own favourite fund and from its inception achieved a run of dizzyingly spectacular returns. New investors barged each ... Show more

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John M

The Dress Rehearsal

by John M on Aug 2, 2012

The world financial system almost melted down one other time before 2007-2008. The failure of hedge fund Long Term Capital Management is compellingly told in this very readable book. They should have made a movie out of it! More

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