A revealing look at Wall Street, the financial media, and financial regulators by David Einhorn, the President of Greenlight CapitalCould ‘s credit crisis have . By David Einhorn. In , David Einhorn, the President of Greenlight Capital, gave a speech at a charity investment conference to benefit a children’s cancer. Fooling Some of the People All of the Time, A Long Short by David Einhorn, Stocks: ALD,ARCC,,JOE,GLRE, David Einhorn, release.
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Chapter 11 Disengaging and Einhirn. What made the experience of listening to Fooling Some of the People All of the Time the most enjoyable? The inside story of the clash of two of Wall Street’s biggest, richest, toughest, most aggressive players – Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman – and Herbalife, the company caught in the middle.
This book is really two disparate parts welded together. The fact that a public company could behave in such an unethical way without any recourse for many years should scare the pants off of anyone investing in public companies. But he does tell a convincing tale and one that should make us think every time we read a glowing account from a Wall Street analyst. A revealing look at Wall Davie, the financial media, and financial regulators by David Einhorn, the President of Greenlight CapitalCould ‘s credit crisis have been minimized or even avoided?
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Fooling Some of the People All of the Time, A Long Short by David Einhorn
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. With their billions of dollars and their business savvy, activist investors Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman have the ability to move eiinhorn with the flick savid a wrist. Fraudulent data turns Einhorn on like a full-fledged disco party turned on the Bee Gees. Written by that publication’s managing editor and inspired by its mission to serve as an “idea funnel” for the world’s top money managers, this book introduces you to a proven, proprietary framework for finding, researching, analyzing, and implementing the best value investing opportunities.
Spier reveals his transformation from a Gordon Gekko wannabe, driven by greed, to a sophisticated investor who enjoys success without selling his soul to the highest bidder. Howard Marks, the chairman and cofounder of Oaktree Capital Management, is renowned for his insightful assessments of elnhorn opportunity and risk.
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Also disappointed how casually he dismissed the abusive and illegal tactics of naked short selling. Despite the fact that Einhorn’s analysis was exhaustive and that Allied’s fraud was widespread, the institutions in place seemed uninterested in intervening with its business. Sad we never learn. This is a book I will definitely have to re-read. But the path was not so straightforward. His notion of “elementary, worldly wisdom” – a set of interdisciplinary mental models involving economics, business, psychology, ethics, and management – allows him to keep his emotions out of his investments and avoid the common pitfalls of bad judgment.
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In an oddball group of bankers, traders and brokers from some of the largest financial institutions made a startling realization: At the time, Allied was a leader in the private financing industry. A book like this just cries out to be written by a third party. What followed was a firestorm of controversy. That is exactly what was happening and the company dacid to be shorted.
It might say exactly the same things, fooling it would be different coming from someone not in the fight. If you read his book, let me know what you think. Allied is just one position in our portfolio. T This book is really two disparate parts welded together. 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.
Like many people, I found the initial discussion of his past, the fund, and their first positions to be surprisingly engaging. Jesse Boggs, Michael Lewis Eingorn Author Tobias Carlisle combines engaging stories with research and data to show how you can do it too. Management is incentivized to continue lying because they are much larger stakeholders i. The Most Important Thing explains the keys to successful investment and the pitfalls that can destroy capital or ruin a career.
Fooling Some of the People All of the Time
The collapse of America’s credit markets in is quite possibly the biggest financial disaster in U. Einhorn claimed Allied was using questionable accounting practices to prop itself up. A fascinating, frustrating, and frightening story for any foolimg investor.
This one seemed one of the most egregious examples; a book about details behind short selling positions and market failure.
It is a great pity that the hedge fund industry works on monthly and not annual or even longer-term performance.