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Julian Robertson: A Tiger in the Land of Bulls and Bears




Julian Robertson: A Tiger in the Land of Bulls and Bears

Daniel A. Strachman

ISBN: 978-0-471-32363-1 September 2004 288 Pages



Julian Robertson is one of the most successful and well-known hedge fund managers of our time. For nearly twenty years his infamous fund--Tiger Management--was the talk of the town, routinely delivering double-digit performance. This biography will explore this legendary fund manager's role in the development and popularity of hedge funds, examine his investment methodology and strategy, and look at the growth of his fund and his 'Tigers'--individuals who have gone on to great success themselves.
* Includes candid interviews of Robertson, his colleagues, and his peers
* Uncovers the trading strategies and investment style of a legendary fund manager
* Offers a rare glimpse inside the personal world of Julian Robertson
READERSHIP: Those with any interest in or knowledge of hedge funds, business readers, investment professionals.
Daniel A. Strachman is Managing Director of Answers Company, a New York-based money management firm that offers investment management services to individuals and institutions. He has contributed many articles on investment management and strategies to publications including the New York Post and the Financial Times and is also the author of Getting Started in Hedge Funds (Wiley 2000).
Also available by Daniel Strachman, Getting Started in Hedge Funds, 0471316962 Paper.
EAN - 9780471323631
Carton Quantity - 41

Introduction xiii

Chapter 1: Making Money in Metals 1

Chapter 2: The Birth of a Tiger 15

Chapter 3: A Southerner on Wall Street 29

Chapter 4: The Tiger Finds New Hunting Grounds 43

Chapter 5: The Tiger Begins to Growl 51

Chapter 6: The Crash of 1987 77

Chapter 7: The Dawn of a New Era 103

Chapter 8: The Tiger Tangles with the Press 125

Chapter 9: The Peak and the Fall 153

Chapter 10: The Press Dissects the Tiger 173

Chapter 11: The Tiger Cubs 189

Chapter 12: Lessons Learned from the Tiger 205

Chapter 13: Noblesse Oblige 233

Appendix 251

Notes 255

Index 265

“… Of the several books about the famous hedge fund managers, this is one of the easiest reads…” (Investors Chronicle, 19 November 2004)