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Republican powerbrokers: the intensely private Mercer family
By Chris Lefkow
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Washington, Jan 14, 2018 (AFP) - He is a reclusive hedge fund billionaire who made a fortune using complicated algorithms to bet on things other people could not see.
One of his gambles was on Donald Trump.
And his backing of the long-shot presidential candidate has made Robert "Bob" Mercer, the former co-CEO of Renaissance Technologies, ...