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The Magnetar Song

If the lengthy story in ProPublica wasn't enough, Magnetar Capital now has to deal with a show tune created about its infamous trade called "Bet Against the American Dream."

The song, written by the guys from Avenue Q, the Tony award-winning musical, was played during a broadcast of This American Life, the popular NPR radio show hosted by Ira Glass. NPR teamed up with ProPublica, which broke the story, for a show on Saturday focused on the hedge fund.

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A Show Tune About A Hedge Fund: 'Bet Against The American Dream' [NPR]


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