More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of the New Elite

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A&C Black, May 3, 2011 - Business & Economics - 496 pages
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Wealthy, powerful and potentially dangerous, hedge fund moguls have become the 'It Boys' of 21st-century capitalism. Based on unprecendented access to the industry, including 300 hours of interviews and binders of internal documents, 'More Money Than God' provides an authoritative history of hedge funds.

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Fantastic, highly recommended. Basically three books in one: history of major economic/financial events over the last fifty years, an analysis of hedge funds and the financial economics, and the ... Read full review

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“Why is it, particularly in the financial industry, we see such limitless greed? You have to look at the nature of money. Money is not like a commodity, commodities need inputs, money doesn’t need any ... Read full review

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Sebastian Mallaby is the Paul Volcker Senior Fellow in International Economics at the Council on Foreign Relations and a Washington Post columnist. He spent thirteen years on The Economist, covering international finance in London and serving as bureau chief in Southern Africa, Japan and Washington. From 1999 to 2007 he was a member of the editorial board of the Washington Post, focusing on globalization and political economy. His previous books are The World's Banker (2004) which was named as an Editor's Choice by the New York Times and After Apartheid (1992), which was a New York Times Notable Book. He lives in Washington with his wife, Zanny Minton Beddoes, the economics editor of The Economist.

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