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New Managers May 2012

Profiles
Two emerging hedge fund managers speak to New Managers:
Mike Dever of Brandywine Asset Management, and Mohannad ALRashoudi of MR Capital.

Author of "Jackass Investing" employs the multi-strategy systematic model he preaches

Michael Dever

Mike Dever has been a trader and an investor for more than 30 years. Last year, he published a book on investing, which professional title is "Exploiting the myths: Profiting from Wall Street's misguided beliefs", and popular title is "Jackass Investing: Don't do it. Profit from it" (an Amazon Kindle #1 best-seller in the mutual fund and futures categories.)

According to Amazon, Mr. Dever was driven to write "Jackass Investing" after seeing the fever instilled in people at the peak of the last great U.S. stock market bubble, in 1999. But writing the book took a back seat until the financial crisis of 2008 demanded its completion.

"The book exposes 20 common investment myths," he told Opalesque in an interview, "which I go through and explain why people believe them to be true, but why they are actually a myth. Then we give them specific actions they can take to exploit each myth."

Today, Mr. Dever, who lives near Philadelphia, PA, is a "re-emerging" fund manager. He devotes his time to running his new asset management company, Brandywine Asset Management, which follows his Return Driver-based methodology to trade broadly diversified portfolios in the global currency, interest rate, stock index, metals, energy and agricultural cash, futures and options markets. Brandywine's investment philosophy is based on the belief that the most consistent and persistent investment returns across a variety of market......................

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This article was published in Opalesque's New Managers a top-down monthly analysis, news and research publication on the global emerging manager space.
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