The Greatest Trade Ever : How One Man Bet Against the Markets and Made $20 Billion, Paperback Book

The Greatest Trade Ever : How One Man Bet Against the Markets and Made $20 Billion Paperback


'The definitive account of a sensational trade' Michael Lewis, author of The Big ShortAutumn 2008.

The world's finances collapse but one man makes a killing. John Paulson, a softly spoken hedge-fund manager who still took the bus to work, seemed unlikely to stake his career on one big gamble.

But he did - and The Greatest Trade Ever is the story of how he realised that the sub-prime housing bubble was going to burst, making $15 Billion for his fund and more than $4 Billion for himself in a single year.

It's a tale of folly and wizardry, individual brilliance versus institutional stupidity. John Paulson made the biggest winning bet in history. And this is how he did it. 'Extraordinary, excellent' Observer'A must-read for anyone fascinated by financial madness' Mail on Sunday'A forensic, read-in-one-sitting book' Sunday Times'Simply terrific.

Easily the best of the post-crash financial books' Malcolm Gladwell'A great page-turner and a great illuminator of the market's crash' John Helyar, author of Barbarians at the Gate


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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  • Category: Biography: business & industry
  • ISBN: 9780141043159



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