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Money Makers: The Stock Market Secrets of Britain's Top Professional Investment Managers by Jonathan Davis

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6. Michael Hart: Accumulating the singles

Although professional investment managers come in all shapes and sizes, essentially they fall into two camps. There are the ‘go-go boys’, who promise glittering returns on a short- to medium-term horizon, but who frequently burn out along the way, victims of their own overarching energy and ambition. And then there are the ‘steady-as-you-go brigade’, who are in it for a longer haul and who, far from burning out, frequently end up married to their jobs, enslaved by the intellectual fascination of following the workings of the market on a daily basis.

Of the few who can claim a genuinely outstanding record in either category, those in the first camp tend to be ones with brilliance, naked ambition and ...

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