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CHAPTER 19THE FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSE

As macrowave traders go, Ron Vara is in a league of his own—a very major league. In fact, this Dark Prince of Disaster has made a very large fortune making the very best out of very bad situations.

It all started back in 1986. At the time, Ron was a struggling doctoral student in economics at Harvard working on his thesis in utility regulation. As part of his research, Ron had come to the inalterable conclusion that nuclear power no longer had a future in the United States and that any utility company that was heavily reliant on nukes was in for a very serious financial meltdown. Based on that observation, Ron had used some of his tuition money to short two stocks—Long Island Lighting, which was struggling ...

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