City: Boston2008 Age: 50 Jim Pallotta spent 15 years as a money manager for Paul Tudor Jones at the $18 billion Tudor Investment Corp. According to a letter sent to investors, Pallotta is leaving Tudor Investment to start his own firm. He will retain control of his $5 billion Raptor Global Fund along with Alter … Read more
Firm: Kynikos AssociatesCity: New York2008 Age: 502008 Assets Under Management: $4 Billion James Chanos was born in Milwaukee in 1958. He graduated from Yale University in 1980. Chanos is is the president and founder of New York based Kynikos Associates. Kynikos is Greek for cynic. Chanos is famous on Wall Street for being a cynical … Read more
Firm: Tontine AssociatesCity: Greenwich, Connecticut2008 Age: 482008 Assets Under Management: $10 Billion Jeffrey Gendell, a graduate of Duke University, started out his career in finance at Smith Barney’s. In 1997 he founded Tontine Partners. In 2003 and 2005 the fund generated stellar returns – in excess of 100%. Gendell uses a macro investing style – … Read more
Firm: Viking Global InvestorsCity: Greenwich, Connecticut2008 Age: 472008 Assets Under Management: $10 Billion Halvorsen graduated from the Norwegian Naval Academy and served as a Platoon Commander on the Norwegian Seal team. He graduated from Williams College in 1986 and earned his MBA from Stanford University. Halvorsen started his career in finance as an investment banker … Read more
Firm: York Capital ManagementCity: New York2008 Age: 482008 Assets Under Management: $16 Billion Dinan grew up in Worcester, MA. He graduated with a degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and received his MBA from Harvard. He started his career working as an investment banker at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and in later in … Read more
Alfred Winslow Jones was a Harvard graduate and former Vice Consul for the US Embassy in Berlin. In 1941 he wrote a thesis called Life, Liberty, and Property: A Story of Conflict and a Measurement of Conflicting Rights as part of his doctorate in Sociology at Columbia University.
Jack Schwager is a celebrated author, analyst, trader and public speaker. His Market Wizards series have become classics in the world of trading literature. He is currently a managing director and principle of the Fortune Group, an alternative asset management specialist. He is also senior portfolio manager within the Global Fund Analysis team at the … Read more
J. Peter Steidlmayer developed the method of technical analysis known as Market Profile in the 1980’s in conjunction with the Chicago Board of Trade. Market Profile is a graphical organization of price and time information.