How Ackman & Taleb Profited Billions During Market Crashes w/ Scott Patterson

We Study Billionaires | 9 June 2023 | 0h 55m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Scott Patterson about his book Chaos Kings: How Wall Street Traders Make Billions in the New Age of Crisis. Delves into the approaches used by traders to benefit from extreme events: the story behind the 105% annual returns delivered by the hedge fund set up by Nassim Taleb and Mark Spitznagel from 2008 through 2019; and how Bill Ackman turned a $27 million dollar bet into over $2.6 billion.

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Bill Ackman: Getting Back Up

The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish | 28 April 2020 | 1h 39m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with activist investor, Bill Ackman about lessons he’s learned growing up, raising a family, what drives him forward and back up from failure, consuming information and ideas, and facing criticism.

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