Michael Lewis Blasts Hedge Fund Self Absorption

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Mark Melin
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It’s tough being a hedge fund manager, author Michael Lewis says. Just ask them. The author of Flash Boys, a book that takes apart robotic trading gone wild, used to work on Wall Street and is familiar – if not apparently disgusted – by its self-absorbed nature. Michael Lewis: Wall Street tycoons cutting down golf games In a Bloomberg View article titled “A Bazillionaire’s Guide to Stress Relief,” Michael Lewis notes that stressed Wall Street tycoons are having to cut down on their golf game what amid all the bankers killing themselves, being investigated and their concern for the world…

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Mark Melin is an alternative investment practitioner whose specialty is recognizing the impact of beta market environment on a technical trading strategy. A portfolio and industry consultant, wrote or edited three books including High Performance Managed Futures (Wiley 2010) and The Chicago Board of Trade’s Handbook of Futures and Options (McGraw-Hill 2008) and taught a course at Northwestern University's executive education program.