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The Resource A hedge fund tale of reach and grasp ; or what's a heaven for, Barton M. Biggs

A hedge fund tale of reach and grasp ; or what's a heaven for, Barton M. Biggs

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A hedge fund tale of reach and grasp ; or what's a heaven for
Title
A hedge fund tale of reach and grasp ; or what's a heaven for
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Barton M. Biggs
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hedge fund tale of reach and grasp
Title variation remainder
or whats a heaven for?
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Language
eng
Summary
"Financial legend Barton Biggs' fictional account of the hedge world and the broader workings of Wall Street Barton Biggs' latest book is an inspirational rags to riches story of drive and financial talent. Told through the eyes of a fictional insider, this engaging story provides a detailed look at the hedge fund business in the late 1990s and through the first decade of the twenty-first century. A Tale From the Hedge Fund World chronicles the life of a poor boy who ends up amassing more wealth than he ever thought possible. From studying Wall Street charts while sitting on the sidelines of football practice to realizing how so much money can be made in a short period of time, this book provides a bird's eye view of the inner workings of Wall Street and what it takes to make it there. Puts the word of hedge funds in perspective and reveals the competitive and lucrative nature of this. Other titles by Biggs: Hedgehogging and Wealth, War & Wisdom. Also describes the bursting of the mortgage bubble and the great financial crisis that followed. No one knows more about the hedge fund world of the past twenty years than Barton Biggs. His new fable offers an entertaining look at this field and those who aspire to excel within it."--
Summary
"Financial legend Barton Biggs' fictional account of the hedge world and the broader workings of Wall Street Barton Biggs' latest book is an inspirational rags to riches story of drive and financial talent. Told through the eyes of a fictional insider, this engaging story provides a detailed look at the hedge fund business in the late 1990s and through the first decade of the twenty-first century. A Tale From the Hedge Fund World chronicles the life of a poor boy who ends up amassing more wealth than heever thought possible. From studying Wall Street charts while sitting on the sidelines of football practice to realizing how so much money can be made in a short period of time, this book provides a bird's eye view of the inner workings of Wall Street and what it takes to make it there. Puts the word of hedge funds in perspective and reveals the competitive and lucrative nature of this. Other titles by Biggs: Hedgehogging and Wealth, War & Wisdom. Also describes the bursting of the mortgage bubble and the great financial crisis that followed. No one knows more about the hedge fund world of the past twenty years than Barton Biggs. His new fable offers an entertaining look at this field and those who aspire to excel within it."--
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387597
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DLC
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1932-2012
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Biggs, Barton
Dewey number
332.64524
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Securities industry
  • Hedge funds
  • Wall Street (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
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or what's a heaven for?
Label
A hedge fund tale of reach and grasp ; or what's a heaven for, Barton M. Biggs
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http://catalogimages.wiley.com/images/db/jimages/9780470604540.jpg
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Control code
000046965500
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 319 p.
Isbn
9780470604540
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2010015496
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)471799502
Label
A hedge fund tale of reach and grasp ; or what's a heaven for, Barton M. Biggs
Link
http://catalogimages.wiley.com/images/db/jimages/9780470604540.jpg
Publication
Note
Includes index
Control code
000046965500
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 319 p.
Isbn
9780470604540
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2010015496
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)471799502

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