The Atlasphere Publishes My Expanded Review Of “An American Hedge Fund”

November 7, 2007 at 10:44 am  ·  Category: Ayn Rand, Books, Top Gun Financial Planning

The Atlasphere, a site for fans of Ayn Rand, the author of Atlas Shrugged, has published my expanded review of An American Hedge Fund, by Tim Sykes: “The Odyssey of Star Stock Trader Tim Sykes”.

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  • Re: Tim Sykes amateurish hedge fund book:

    Is it more sad or amusing when someone’s young ego spurs them to write a book when they possess neither literary skill nor talent? Sykes has commented elsewhere that his goal to become “a great teacher, not a great investor” but in this sad excuse for a tutorial he proves to be neither as his amateurish errors practically drive him from the market, credibility (what little he had) completely shredded. Perhaps, however, it’s not truly his fault: let’s face it, when it comes to imparting wisdom from Wall Street it is simply not possible that a raw twenty-something simply has much to say.

    Not that Sykes doesn’t try however. In perusing the “comments” portion of Amazon book reviews, he’s certainly not reluctant to chime in and offer a defense at nearly every turn. Find me ONE other author at Amazon that feels so compelled to argue his own incompetence.

    Tim Sykes should end his determined quest to become a media personality as his grating manner and decidedly non-telegenic looks suit him far better to shine shoes.

    Ben Storey  ·  Dec 1, 2007 at 9:54 am  ·  Permalink

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