An American Hedge Fund

  • by Timothy Sykes
  • Narrated by Brett Barry
  • 6 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

About $2 trillion is invested in the hedge-fund industry, and yet, due to industry regulations, the general public knows little about them. This book will change that.Timothy Sykes turned $12,000 of Bar Mitzvah gift money into $1.65 million by trading thousands of stocks from 1999 to 2002. He managed the number-one Short Bias Hedge Fund from 2003 to 2006, starred in the television documentary Wall Street Warriors, and appeared regularly on CNBC - all before the age of 26. It's been a wild ride.This Rocky-like story is the first realistic look at the world of stock trading and hedge funds. It will educate and inspire everyone.

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What the Critics Say

"This is the first book I'd give to somebody if I were trying to interest them in the stock market." (Greg Feirman, Founder and CEO, Top Gun Financial Planning)
"There's certainly a dash of Holden Caulfield to Sykes, but there's at least an equal part Larry Livingston, the trader in Edwin LeFevre's classic Reminiscences of a Stock Operator." (Dow Jones Newswire)
"A clearly written account of a natural trader coming of age, a Catcher in the Rye for traders. Highly recommended if you want to be or understand a trader." (Aaron C. Brown, Executive Director at Morgan Stanley and author of The Poker Face of Wall Street)

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Ripoff

Watch this guys video where here push and encouraged the purchasing of this book if you wanted to learn how to trade..what a ripoff this is nothing but him talking about his life story.. very misleading I just wish I could get my money back. And erase this useless pile of information from my head.
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- aldin biggs

very entertaining

easy listening with some important lessons. I would defo read this and recommend same. amazing
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- Joshua

Book Details

  • Release Date: 19-05-2008
  • Publisher: HFactor Publishing