Running Money by Andy Kessler

Reading Time: 2 minutes Andy Kessler’s Running Money, Hedge Fund Honchos, Monster Markets And My Hunt For The Big Score is a well written set of memoirs from a technology fund manager. Together with his partner-in-crime Fred Kittler, Kessler managed to survive the highs and lows of the technology industry in the late 1990’s, he tells the story in… Continue reading Running Money by Andy Kessler

The English Disease

Reading Time: 3 minutes In the 1970’s through to the present day the English Disease referred to the reputation of a small minority of football supporters from England with a penchant for violent behaviour, the likes of which has not been seen in the US since the Rodney King riots.Within the technology sector there is another English Disease, this… Continue reading The English Disease

Who is Gary Winnick (and why I am writing about him?)

Reading Time: 4 minutes You may not know Gary Winnick, but at one time the fund manager who looked after your pension probably knew his name. For over two decades, Gary Winnick worked at the sharp practice end of capitalism. In the 1980s he worked with Michael Milken Drexel Burnham Lambert (Drexel) selling junk bonds. These were used to… Continue reading Who is Gary Winnick (and why I am writing about him?)