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Black Edge by Sheelah Kolhatkar • inside Information • Wall Street • market manipulation

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Book cover of Black Edge by Sheelah Kolhatkar - Wall Street

crime ● Wall Street ● true story

Recommendation 4 / 5

Black Edge by Sheelah Kolhatkar is a riveting true-life legal thriller that takes readers inside the government’s pursuit of one of the biggest player on Wall Street. To some extent, it is also about the hedge fund industry which got started around 1950, however, the current form is known for 30 years. Specifically, the book tells the story of Steven Cohen who started one of the largest hedge funds which was called S.A.C. Capital.

For those who need a quick recap, a hedge fund is an investment fund that pools capital from accredited individuals …