By Emily Chasan
Bernie Madoff, didn't technically run a hedge fund, but his effects on the industry are still being felt today.
Our latest special report profiles one of the more colorful figures in the hedge fund world -- William Ackman. Wall Street Investigations editor Matthew Goldstein teamed up with funds correspondent Svea Herbst-Bayliss, who was in New York this week for the Value Investing Conference.
– Erin Arvedlund is a journalist who has worked for Dow Jones, The Moscow Times, TheStreet.com, Barron’s and the New York Times. She is author of “Too Good to be True: The Rise and Fall of Bernie Madoff“. The opinions expressed are her own. –