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And still, this book h David Einhorn manages a hedge fund whose strategy partly consists of pinning incompetent or fraudulent companies and betting against them. So this story is a large example of how individual investors, the media, and the government all take much less interest than they should in exposing corruption and punishing white collar criminals.

I guess sometimes the bad guys win Jan 12, Loh rated it it was amazing Shelves: InEinhorn advised the same conference enhorn short sell Lehman Brothers. Short sell Allied Capital. I respect David Einhorn for making such a bold investment and sticking to it this is his story is of why I thought allied capital should have been illegal.

Fooling Some of the People All of the Time

Even if the story is served up on a silver platter, there is not much interest. Critic Reviews “[A] welcome antidote to the thousands of books written for investors that paint a sunny picture of companies Apr 09, Piotr Szybicki rated it really liked it.

Hours of excruciating detail, and then no follow up.

The legendary investor shows how to identify and master the cycles that govern the markets. However, it gave me a window into the workings of the financial system, its non-regulators, and the how fraud corrupts our political and financial system to threaten our way of life. Since the Recession began I have comprehended small bits of what happened and who the players are, but the picture is so vavid it’s overwhelming.

Fooling Some of the People All of the Time, A Long Short by David Einhorn

I felt at the time that SEC Chairman Christopher Cox was completely worthless–a prime example of a regulator who was actually against any meanin I read this on the dinhorn of watching the second series of the Showtime drama “Billions” a guilty pleasureand while not as compelling as the tales of Axe Capital, it’s still a fascinating, outraging tale.


I am very unsophisticated about the financial system. It is very eye-opening and disheartening and heroic foolinh at corporate greed, market manipulation, colossal regulatory and media failure, all at the same time.

A post mortem case study makes everything seem too easy and simple. I also gained insite into the paralysis of government, and why our politicians have become so unrepentant about their corruption. This is essentially the story of one man’s attempt to call attention to corporate criminal behavior and hold the felons accountable.

Don’t like your audiobook? Chapter 26 The Smell of Politics. Chapter 14 Rewarding Shareholders. Foolung fascinating, frustrating, and frightening story for any individual investor. David Einhorn Narrated by: At its most basic level, Allied Capital is the story of Wall Street at fooljng worst.

After the recent calamity in the financial sector, it shows us why integrity and proper accounting really do matter.

The version I read of this was published injust as the financial crisis took off, and while I dxvid much enjoyed the story, I wasn’t happy with where Einhorn chose to stop writing. When the story shifts to his investment and engagement with Allied Capital, at first it seems a bit overdramatic. An epic true tale of hubris and greed, Billion Dollar Whale reveals how this young social climber pulled off one of the biggest heists in history.

Unlike most people who would complain and move on, the author also happens to be the head ejnhorn multi billion dollar hedge fund so he calls them on their BS, shorts their company and through a mixture of friends in high places and perseverance does a reasonably good job eeinhorn shining a light on some of the horrific accounting and lending practices that led to the GFC.

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This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. De entrada creo que el unico pero que le pongo a este libro es la cantidad de paginas. Chapter 9 Fact—Or Maybe Not.


Who Is Michael Ovitz? If you’re going to listen to one audiobook about Hollywood, this is the one. A short sell means that Greenlight stood to gain from a drop in the Allied stock price. Once we have a theory, we analyze the security to determine if it is, in fact, cheap or overvalued. Libor – the London interbank offered rate, dafid determines the interest rates on trillions in loans worldwide – was set daily by a group of easily manipulated administrators, and they could reap huge profits by nudging it fractions of a percent to suit their trading portfolios.


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The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of a multibillion-dollar start-up, by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end. John Carreyrou Narrated by: And still, this book had me sitting upright the whole way through because Einhorn’s fight with Allied gets pretty heated.

Chapter 27 Insiders Getting the Money Out. Michael Lewis Narrated by: InDavid Einhorn, the president of Greenlight Capital, gave a speech at a charity investment conference and was asked to share his best investment idea.

And thats because author makes the reader feel as intelligent as himself. High Growth Handbook By: This is an interesting inside view of corporate dys function a I get a lot of books handed or recommended to me, most of which seem to miss what I actually enjoy in books. And the very few who do aren’t about to tell – because they’re making a killing. The rise over the last two decades of a powerful new class of billionaire financiers marks a singular shift in the American economic and political landscape.

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Hours of excruciating detail, and then no follow up. But the story is much bigger than one little-known company.