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    How a Group of Computer Geeks and English Majors Transformed Wall StreetIn the 1980s, a quiet hedge fund located above a Marxist bookstore launched a revolution that would change finance (and give us Amazon).
  2. Instead of a Reassuring Senior Communications Director, Trump Chose the MoochAt a time when the White House could benefit from a steady, respected hand to run the communications shop, Trump went in a very different direction.
  3. Bill Ackman Finally Cuts His Losses on ValeantThe billionaire hedge-fund manager staked his reputation on turning around the controversial pharmaceutical company. That was a bad bet.
  4. Hedge Funder Anthony Scaramucci Headed to White House As Top Trump AdviserThe Mooch and the Donald have a lot in common.
  5. Hedge-Fund Manager Whitney Tilson Is Selling the Trump Stock-Market RallyHe’s positioning for a world where uncertainty reigns.
  6. select all
    Who Needs Bankers When You Have Robots?They have already invaded the market. Their total victory is where things get interesting.
  7. let the speculation begin
    A Brexit Boom for BillionairesGeorge Soros and other speculators may have cashed in on the market chaos Friday.
  8. Meet the Wall Street Titans Who Back TrumpSome of their peers think they’re liable to ruin their reputations.
  9. The World’s Highest-Paid Hedge-Fund Manager Loves LeverageIt worked well for him in 2015. Will the same be true this year?
  10. class warfare
    Activists Have Declared War on Hedge Funds — and They Might Be WinningLarge investors are pulling out money for both political and financial reasons. Does this mark the beginning of a long decline?
  11. Hedge-Fund Managers Highly Compensated for Totally Average PerformanceIn 2014, the top 25 managers made $11.62 billion in compensation.
  12. lifestyles of the rich and richer
    Hedgies Stumble Upon the Brilliant Idea of Investing in AppleAn update from the world of stealing from the rich to give to the rich. 
  13. the prowl
    Prince Harry: Seeking Hedge-Fund Hottie?Notably scoping out the 100 Women in Hedge Funds gala dinner.
  14. What’s the Matter With Connecticut?A dispatch from the richest, worst economy in the country. 
  15. What Argentina’s Default Saga Means for YouFirst Argentina loses the World Cup final, now this.
  16. white men with money
    Steve Cohen Gets Away: ‘Why Did Preet Wuss Out?’The big fish of the hedge-fund world escapes prosecution.
  17. Small Plates
    Anthony ‘the Mooch’ Scaramucci Opening Awesome New Restaurant for1987 called and said it wants its restaurant idea back.
  18. white men with money
    The Things You See at a Las Vegas Hedge Fund ConfabDapper suits, men’s room lines, and a private jet salesman.
  19. Hedge Fund Tycoon Steve Cohen Is ‘Happy’ to Part With $600 MillionAt least it’s just money.
  20. white men with money
    Manhattan Is Getting More and More Hedge-FundyTake that, Greenwich.
  21. business
    Out-of-Work Hedge Fund Manager Needs Suggestions for a New HobbyBadminton? Needlepoint? Kombucha home-brewing?
  22. The FBI Is Cracking Down on Insider Trading AgainThe ghost of Rajs past.
  23. good ship galleon
    Danielle Chiesi Settles for $540,000 With SECBet that was one exchange that didn’t feel like an orgasm.
  24. bridgewater
    Cultish Hedge Fund Buffs Image With Confessional VideosNothing says “not a cult” like gushing testimonials.
  25. the future is coming
    Investors Slobber Over Cayman Island Hedge Fund That Predicts Stock Market Based on TwitterWho needs stock analysts when you have 140 characters?
  26. mind the income gap
    The Top 25 Hedge-Fund Managers Made More Than $22 Billion Last Year [Updated]They made as much as 441,400 regular Americans combined.
  27. sec no evil
    SEC Enforcer Robert Khuzami Would Like to Treat Successful Hedge Funds Like the Criminals“We’re now doing things like canvassing all hedge funds.”
  28. white men with money
    Carl Icahn Gives His Clients All Their Money Back Rather Than Lose It in the Coming CrisisWhat does it mean if successful money managers don’t want the dough?
  29. white men with money
    David Tepper Reunites With CNBCAnd it doesn’t feel quite as good as last time.
  30. citi of dreams
    Citigroup CEO Would Rather Not Know What Failure of His Bank Would Look LikeWhy dwell on the negative?
  31. friends with benefits
    John Paulson to Thank Alan Greenspan for Screwing Up the Economy to Their Mutual BenefitFriends with benefits get together for a chat.
  32. outrages
    Poor Hedge-Fund Managers See Rising Cost of Health CarePeople at multimillion-dollar firms find higher deductibles “troubling.”
  33. the enforcer
    SEC Charges Four More in Galleon Insider-Trading CaseSEC director Robert Khuzami expresses fresh outrage.
  34. the revolving door
    Larry Summers Heads to Bermuda to Hobnob With Hedge FundersObama’s recently departed economic aide isn’t wasting any time getting back into the swing of things.
  35. white men with money
    ‘As Many of You Are Aware, at the End of Every Year I Lock Myself in a Bank Vault for a Couple Days With All of My Money’A spoof of hedge-fund investor letters.
  36. the great holiday hedge fund bust
    Holiday Hedge-Fund Bust Ensnares California WomanPlus, a blind item about a New York hedge-fund founder.
  37. talking heads
    John Kinnucan Wouldn’t Sing for Feds, But Now He Won’t Shut Up“If I don’t raise my voice, nobody will, because everyone has gone underground.”
  38. chutzpah
    A Little Thing Like a Subpoena Won’t Stop Steve Cohen’s Miami Spending Spree“‘Let me ask you a question,’ he said to a reporter, turning around. ‘Do I have a bull’s-eye on my back?’”
  39. stool pigeons
    Wife of SAC Capital Executive Caves to CopsHedge-fund wife gives up husband; admits wrongdoing.
  40. the great holiday hedge fund bust
    Wall Street ‘Hero’ John Kinnucan Explains HimselfHe might have worn a wire if the Feds had been nicer.
  41. don chu forget about me
    First Arrest Made in Fed’s Insider-Trading SweepDon Ching Trang Chu has been charged with securities fraud.
  42. swimming with sharks
    Federal Investigators Circling Steve CohenSAC Capital gets a subpoena.
  43. the great holiday hedge fund bust
    Man Blows Off Feds, Law & Order Style“We … declined the young gentleman’s gracious offer to wear a wire and therefore ensnare you in their devious web.”
  44. FBI Raids Three Hedge-Fund OfficesAnd more could be on the way.
  45. trends
    Men Who Like To Body Slam Each Other Also Enjoy Working on Wall Street, Paper FindsThey also like holding sticks.
  46. payback
    The Yes Men Would Like You to Try to Arrest John PaulsonYou, the citizens.
  47. buying low
    High Time for Wall Street Vultures“If you’re in the market for financial services garbage collection, there’s plenty to do right now.”
  48. ballsy crimes
    Rabbi Found Guilty of Trying to Extort Steven CohenMilton Balkany will go to jail.
  49. boobernatorial candidates
    Kristin Davis’s Wall Street Background Helped Make Her Who She Is TodayThe madam turned gubernatorial candidate is proud of her hedge-fund past.
  50. aw shucks
    Bill Ackman Can’t Help That He’s Awesome and People Want to Get Close to Him“The investing world’s version of Elvis” is simply irresistible.
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