Live fast, die young and leave a good looking corpse was the mantra of the old rock and roll crowd. AlphaMetrix, a pool operator that seemed to follow that rule, was brought down by regulators after not paying traders or investors.
Much of Bob Rice's "The Alternative Answer" will convey familiar information to those who have followed the quest for alpha over the years. That’s because the book isn’t written for the cognoscenti. This is a book-length sales pitch.