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Slate Money: The Hedge Funds Behaving Badly Edition

Hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and Sheelah Kolhatkar, New Yorker staff writer  and author of Black Edge, discuss the turmoil at Bridgewater Management, how a hedge funder tried to take down Herbalife, and the insider trading allegations covered in Black Edge.

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