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Barton Biggs, the Hedgie: Famed Market Strategist Spies a Wide World of Riches

Traders Magazine, August 2004

Kathryn M. Welling

How to introduce Barton Biggs? Why bother, especially to an audience of institutional investors? Traxis Partners, the $2 billion global asset allocation investment group the erstwhile dean of Wall Street market strategists runs with two former Morgan Stanley colleagues, Cyril Moulle-Berteaux and Madhav Dhar, celebrated its first birthday on June 1, having produced a 21.6 percent gain in its first sub-calendar year of operations. This year, they've been "struggling mightily," says Barton, as have most investors, to stay basically flat, but he still evinces confidence that Traxis's yearend results will be reported with a plus sign. What better reason to give Barton a call? -KMW

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