Running Money: Hedge Fund Honchos, Monster Markets and My Hunt for the Big Score

A brilliant investor, a born raconteur and an overall smart ass, Andy Kessler pulls back the curtain on the world of hedge funds and shows how the guys who run big money think, talk and act.Following on the success of Wall Street Meat, his self published book on the lives of Wall Street stock analysts, Andy Kessler recounts his years as an extraordinarily successful hedgeA brilliant investor, a born raconteur and an overall smart ass, Andy Kessler pulls back the curtain on the world of hedge funds and shows how the guys who run big money think, talk and act.Following on the success of Wall Street Meat, his self published book on the lives of Wall Street stock analysts, Andy Kessler recounts his years as an extraordinarily successful hedge fund manager To run a successful hedge fund you must have an investing edge that special insight that allows you to reap greater returns for your clients and yourself.A quick study, Kessler gets an education in investing from some fascinating and quirky personalities Eventually he works out his own insight into the world economy, a powerful lens that reveals to him hidden value in seemingly negative trends Focussing on margin surplus, Kessler comes to see that current American economy, at the apex of the information revolution, is not so different from the British economy at the height of the industrial revolution Drawing out the parallels he develops a powerful investing tool which he shares with readers Contrarian and confident, Kessler made a fortune applying his ideas to his hedge fund Which only proves that they may not be as crazy as they sound.
Running Money Hedge Fund Honchos Monster Markets and My Hunt for the Big Score A brilliant investor a born raconteur and an overall smart ass Andy Kessler pulls back the curtain on the world of hedge funds and shows how the guys who run big money think talk and act Following

  • Title: Running Money: Hedge Fund Honchos, Monster Markets and My Hunt for the Big Score
  • Author: Andy Kessler
  • ISBN: 9780060740658
  • Page: 138
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Running Money: Hedge Fund Honchos, Monster Markets and My Hunt for the Big Score”

    1. Running Money tells the story of how Andy Kessler and a colleague ran a hedge fund in the late 90’s. That was the time of the dot com-boom – and later also the bubble and bust. Kessler was right in the middle of this, operating his small long-only fund from Silicon Valley and concentrating on computer companies (mostly public, but sometimes also private).The book covers three different aspects of the same story. One is the development of his fund, how investments were chosen, his experience [...]

    2. Picked this up at a secondhand bookstore.Interesting read on the struggles faced by a hedge fund and its spectacular rise to make money, injected with a does of humor.Perhaps I'm still inexperienced in the financial matters. It took me a significant amount of time to understand the plot.

    3. The sequel of his original autobiography.There is a partial blueprint of his other book "How We got Here" over here, but it is combine with his bio of running a hedge fund, and how the philosophy help him

    4. This was a fun read. Kessler is obviously a sharp guy, and I enjoy his smart-ass style. This was a good introduction to Silicon Valley and the investors that funded it.

    5. lightweight read, fun if you are in the business and know the cast of characters - definitely kessler's view of reality

    6. This funny book still inspires me to start a hedge fund. It just goes to show that anyone with an idea, a will, and some luck can make it alright in the business.

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