Diary Of A Very Bad Year: Confessions of an Anonymous Hedge Fund Manager

Paperback | June 22, 2010

byHedge F Anonymous Hedge Fund Manager

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“A great read. . . . HFM offers a brilliant financial professional’s view of the economic situation in real time, from September 2007, when problems in financial markets began to surface, until late summer 2009.”<_o3a_p>

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“Diary of a Very Bad Year is a rarity: a book on modern finance that’s both extraordinarily thoughtful and enormously entertaining.”— James Surowiecki, author of The Wisdom of Crowds  “A great read. . . . HFM offers a brilliant financial professional’s view of the economic situation in real time, from September 2007, when problems in f...

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The First Book from n+1—an Essential Chronicle of Our Financial CrisisHFM: Where are you going to buy protection on the U.S. government's credit? I mean, if the U.S. defaults, what bank is going to be able to make good on that contract? Who are you going to buy that contract from, the Martians?n+1: When does this begin to feel like les...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.61 inPublished:June 22, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061965308

ISBN - 13:9780061965302

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n+1 (in the person of Keith Gessen) lends an outsider’s ear to the brilliant disquisitions of a guy caught in the middle of it all. . . . Excellent reading. . . . Compelling.”