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Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street
By Sheelah Kolhatkar
Black Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street (2017) by Sheelah Kolhatkar is a nonfiction legal thriller about the US government’s attempt to take down billionaire hedge fund manager Steven A. (Steve) Cohen for insider trading, as well as a look at the ways in which much of Wall Street evades the law.
For decades, hedge funds in the United States followed a fairly careful investment strategy: funds would estimate which public companies would do well in the future and invest in those companies...