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Do people who are naturally intimidating become hedge fund managers or does becoming a hedge fund manager make one intimidating? Psychologists have long looked for an answer and while the data has so far been inconclusive, years of research have given us some insight into the varying intimidation tactics– innate or by design– used at firms across the nation. You’ve got your hedge fund manager who intimidates the good old-fashioned way: by screaming at his employees and calling them idiots. The one who uses “indirect methods to get his message across” to subordinates like “retreating to his office and placing and opposing trade” or using an intermediary to hold discussions with colleagues who are sitting two feet away. And, of course, the ones who publish employee handbooks with lines like “Ask yourself whether you have earned the right to have an opinion.” And then there are the ones who can do it with just one look, a pregnant pause, and unnerving negotiation of milk froth. Read more »

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Dear Greenlight Capital Investors

October performance. Read more »

If you’re jammed and don’t have time for that, just skip to the last slide to check out David Einhorn’s breathtaking foam artistry:

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[Simon Constable via Heidi Moore]