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"Maneet Ahuja's The Alpha Masters is a must-read for anyone working on Wall Street--or anyone planning to work on Wall Street. Getting even one of these titans of the industry to talk on record would be an impressive feat (and I know this because I've tried unsuccessfully to interview at least two of the people featured in here!), but getting all of them together in one place is simply herculean. Maneet quite clearly has the magic touch, and The Alpha Masters kept me busy on a round trip to Vegas, with a few extra hours on the tarmac. Great work, fun read, and a unique, fresh voice."
--Ben Mezrich is the author of twelve books including the New York Times best sellers Bringing Down the House, which was adapted into the movie 21, and The Accidental Billionaires, which was adapted into the Oscar-winning movie The Social Network.
The short version is that I found the book very enjoyable and easy to read.
It's really true, if you want to learn how to do something, try it and try again, but along the way you should seek help or learn from those who have done it.
Maneet Ahuja's writing debut is a success! "The Alpha Masters" brings the average investor inside the walls of the world's top hedge fund managers.
This is a good read, if you are interested in hedge fund managers and their strategies. It drifts into hagiography, as the author doesn't challenge them on anything, but it is... Read morePublished 8 days ago by Matthew Marshall
I had mixed feeling about the high proportion of five star reviews here. Whilst I feel sorry for the high quantity of one time reviewers, who, if they were not paid to praise this... Read morePublished 25 days ago by ServantofGod
This book is not recommended. I do like books about traders and I am always interested to learn about their methods and thinking. Read morePublished 29 days ago by GeraldM
Not much analysis, just light weight interviews. If you are well informed on the HF industry this book does not add much value.Published 1 month ago by MG
Recommend this to anyone looking to gain a deeper insight into how some of the best minds in the investment world think about things. Read morePublished 3 months ago by david
I wrote an in-depth review of Alpha Masters on my website which you can read below. The short version is that I found the book very enjoyable and easy to read. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Jeff Waite
This book is excellent; a must read for people in Hedge Funds.
Maneet Ahuja, who handles Hedge Funds for CNBC, has interviewed most of the current Hedge Fund stars, in... Read more
Loved reading this book - great inside access to the hedge fund world.
Recommending it to my b-school friends at Columbia!
I really enjoyed this book and thought it was highly informative. Ahuja writes in a way that is both engaging and highly valuable to the reader. Read morePublished 5 months ago by NYtim