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Will the real John Paulson stand up?

Overly dramatic novelization fails to soberly contextualize the story of John Paulson's winning trade.

By Josh FriedlanderThe Greatest Trade EverBy Gregory ZuckermanBroadway Books$26.00In "The Greatest Trade Ever," Wall Street Journal reporter Greg Zuckerman serenades subprime seer John Paulson, and does a deft job of making esoteric credit default swap trades understandable in the context of a droll, and sometimes gripping, narrative. The tale includes

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