hedge fund

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California Goes Nuts

It takes a gallon of water to grow a single almond. Yet in drought-ravaged California, hedge funds are racing to plant as many new trees as they can.


The Hedge Fund and the Despot

The Wall Street firm that bailed out Robert Mugabe.


The $13 Billion Mystery Angels

The hedge funders who tried to give away a fortune anonymously.


Mastering the Machine

How Ray Dalio built the world’s richest and strangest hedge fund.


Pursuing Self-Interest in Harmony With the Laws of the Universe and Contributing to Evolution Is Universally Rewarded

On Ray Dalio, who built the world’s biggest hedge fund by running it like a cult.


The Magnetar Trade

A recent episode of This American Life was put together by reporters from Pro Publica based on this original reporting about the the bubble-profiteering hedge fund Magnetar.