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    • Boy in the Bubble

    • By: Matthew Herper, Nathan Vardi
    • Narrated by: Ken Borgers
    • Length: 20 mins
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    As the biotech market boils over, prodigy Vivek Ramaswamy is engineering a flurry of deals that rescue drugs forgotten by the big firms. It might make him a billionaire at 30.

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    • Math-Sters of the Universe

    • By: Nathan Vardi
    • Narrated by: Daniel May
    • Length: 23 mins
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    Galileo believed that mathematics was the language God used to write the universe. Four hundred years later a brilliant practitioner and a computer scientist are quietly translating these secrets—into the newest great hedge fund fortune. (Pity the employees who get in their way.)

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    • The Financial Industry's Theranos?

    • By: Nathan Vardi
    • Narrated by: Daniel May
    • Length: 22 mins
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    A charismatic founder, a star-studded board and investor list, a $5.6 billion valuation - Mozido had everything a unicorn could want except a cohesive product. Now with a cash flow crisis, federal subpoenas and employee layoffs, it’s hard to see how this ends well.

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    • The Four Horsemen of Russia's Economic Apocalypse

    • By: Nathan Vardi
    • Narrated by: Ken Borgers
    • Length: 12 mins
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    Four Russian billionaires cashed out of Russia’s most oil-dependent company in the spring of 2013, in what may go down as the most brilliantly timed profit-taking of the decade. It also may have set off a chain of events in global financial markets that has contributed to the collapse of Russia’s currency.

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    • 20 Stocks the Richest Hedge Fund Billionaires Are Buying and Selling Now

    • By: Liyan Chen, Nathan Vardi
    • Narrated by: Ken Borgers
    • Length: 4 mins
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    These are the top trades–ten buys and ten sells–of the world’s richest active hedge fund stock pickers. To compile the list, we looked at the U.S. trades of billionaire hedge fund managers in the half-year ending Mar. 31. The top picks are ranked based on the number of billionaires who bought or sold the stock in a material way–at least 10,000 shares. We included picks only if at least six top managers agreed–we excluded some billionaire hedgies, such as Carl Icahn and Chase Coleman, because they didn’t follow the crowd.

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    • Hedge Fund Resurrection

    • By: Nathan Vardi
    • Narrated by: Daniel May
    • Length: 11 mins
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    Amid losses and lawsuits, hedge fund manager Reade Griffith seemed like a financial crisis flameout. Today his funds are back with a vengeance, offering Europe at a deep discount.

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    • Shadow Banker

    • By: Nathan Vardi
    • Narrated by: Daniel May
    • Length: 22 mins
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    Secretive John Grayken debuts on the Forbes billionaires list with the second-biggest fortune in private equity, $6.3 billion. In an era that demonizes predatory banking, he’s a ruthless, selfish, unpatriotic tax dodger - and virtually every pension fund manager in the world is rushing to give this American-turned-Irishman money.

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    • Moderna’s Mystery Medicines

    • By: Nathan Vardi, Matthew Herper
    • Narrated by: Daniel May
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Backed by world-class science, a stealthy biotech has raised $1.9 billion by promising to change medicine forever. A new lawsuit opens a rare window into its secrets.

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    • Prescription for Disaster

    • By: Nathan Vardi, Antoine Gara
    • Narrated by: Daniel May
    • Length: 19 mins
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    In less than a year, Valeant Pharmaceuticals has lost 87% of its value - some $80 billion - amid accusations of mismanagement and financial shenanigans. The inside story reveals a pressure cooker that was built to explode.

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