Heidi Moore

Guardian

Guest

US Finance and Economics Editor for the Guardian; former reporter and lead writer for the Deals blog at the Wall Street Journal

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The average hedge fund lost money for investors last year, but top 25 American hedge fund managers raked in $13 billion. That’s more than the entire economies of many countries.

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