Bloomberg Markets' 50 Most Influential

By Bloomberg Markets - 2012-09-05T07:58:26Z

Photograph by Scott Eells/Bloomberg

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Ray Dalio

Founder, Bridgewater Associates LP.

At the helm of the largest hedge-fund firm, Dalio, 63, mostly has kept the scale of the operation from damping returns. While his flagship Pure Alpha fund lost 3.9 percent in the first half of this year, it had still returned 91.5 percent over three years.