Mark Spitznagel

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    Hedge Fund Manager Whose Goats Speak French Would Rate Their Intelligence Around That Of Your Average Investment Manager

    A few weeks ago, the hedge fund manager Mark Spitznagel was walking through a wooded area on his 200-acre farm in Northport, Michigan, shouting at goats. “A droite! A droite!” he called, urging the animals to return to a path from which they had strayed in order to nibble on the surrounding brush. When Spitznagel […]

    / Dec 10, 2014 at 9:30 AM
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    Hedge Fund Manager Puts Goats To Work

    Mark Spitznagel, the founder of the $6 billion hedge fund Universa Investments, on Thursday brought 20 billy goats to graze among abandoned homes and general detritus in Brightmoor, one of Detroit’s most blighted neighborhoods. Not to be outdone by JPMorgan Chase, the country’s biggest bank, which recently pledged to invest $100 million to help Detroit […]

    / Jun 6, 2014 at 11:51 AM

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