John Paulson’s Fall From Hedge Fund Stardom


John A. Paulson is one of the best-known names in the hedge fund industry. But these days, Mr. Paulson is having more success in the political realm than he is managing his business.

Mr. Paulson, 61, was one of the first people on Wall Street to back Donald J. Trump’s bid for the presidency. He counseled Mr. Trump on economic matters during the campaign. He gave $250,000 to Mr. Trump’s inaugural committee. And he recently visited President Trump at the White House for a “C.E.O. Town Hall.”

But his investors are unlikely to be impressed by his political access. His firm, Paulson & Company, has recorded nearly double-digit losses in several of its larger funds as of the end of March…

John Paulson’s Fall From Hedge Fund Stardom

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