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 World's top-earning traders (2006)
 Source: Trader Monthly

Name (Age)Firm2006 earnings (£ est.)
John Arnold (33) Centaurus Energy 750m-1bn
James Simons (68) Renaissance Technologies 750m-1bn
Eddie Lampert (44) ESL Investments 500-750m
T Boone Pickens (78) BP Capital 500-750m
Stevie Cohen (50) SAC Capital Advisors 500m+
Stephen Feinberg (47) Cerberus Capital 400-450m
Paul Tudor Jones (53) Tudor Investment 350-400m
Bruce Kovner (62) Caxton Associates 350-400m
Israel Englander (58) Millennium Management 300-350m
David Shaw (55) DE Shaw & Co 300-350m
Tim Barakett (41) Atticus Capital 200-250m
Stanley Druckenmiller (54) Duquesne Capital 200-250
Noam Gottesman (45) GLG Partners 200-250m
Pierre Lagrange (44) GLG Partners 200-250m
Louis Bacon (50) Moore Capital 150-200m
Jim Chanos (49) Kynikos Associates 150-200m
Jeffrey Gendell (47) Tontine Partners 150-200m
Dan Och (47) Och-Ziff Capital 150-200m
Raj Rajaratnam (49) Galleon Group 150-200m
Robert Soros (43) Soros Fund Management 150-200m
William Browder (42) Hermitage Capital 125-150m
Chris Hohn (40) Children's Investment Fund 125-150m
Stephen Mandel (51) Lone Pine Capital 125-150m
James Pallotta (48) Tudor Investment 125-150m
James Dinan (47) York Capital 100-125m
Alan Howard (43) Brevan Howard 100-125m
Jonathan Lourie (45) Cheyne Capital 100-125m
David Tepper (49) Appaloosa Management 100-125m
Art Samberg (66) Pequot Capital 100-125m
Leon Cooperman (63) Omega Advisors 75-100m
Michael Farmer (62) RK Capital 75-100m
Steven Heinz (44) Lansdowne Partners 75-100m
Mark Kingdon (58) Kingdon Capital 75-100m
Michael Novogratz (42) Fortress Investment 75-100m
Richard Perry (51) Perry Capital 75-100m
Barry Rosenstein (48) JANA Partners 75-100m
Paul Ruddock (49) Lansdowne Partners 75-100m
Maurice Salem (37) Wharton 75-100m
William Von Mueffling (39) Cantillon Capital 75-100m
William Ackman (40) Pershing Square 50-75m
Kaveh Alamouti (52) Moore Capital 50-75m
Ottavio Biondi (42) King Street 50-75m
Richard Chevenix-Trench (48) Sloane Robinson 50-75m
Peter Briger (43) Fortress Investment 50-75m
Greg Coffey (35) GLG Partners 50-75m
Ray Dalio (57) Bridgewater Associates 50-75m
Marvin Davidson (71) Davidson Kempner 50-75m
Phil Falcone (43) Harbinger 50-75m
Stuart Fiertz (44) Cheyne 50-75m
David Harding (45) Winton 50-75m
Brian Higgins (42) king Street 50-75
Ping Jiang (41) SAC 50-75m
Thomas Kempner (54) Davidson Kempner 50-75m
Dan Loeb (45) Third Point 50-75m
John Paulson (51) Paulson & Co 50-75m
Michael Platt (38) BlueCrest 50-75m
William Reeves (41) BlueCrest 50-75m
David Slager (34) Atticus 50-75m
John Zwaanstra (41) Penta Investment 50-75m
Raanan Agus (39) Goldman Sachs 40-50m
Driss Ben-Brahim (42) Goldman Sachs 40-50m
Chase Coleman (31) Tiger Global 40-50m
Todd Deutsch (34) Galleon 40-50m
David Einhorn (38) Greenlight 40-50m
Anthony Fallace (43) Drake 40-50m
Pierre-Henri Flamand (36) Goldman Sachs 40-50m
Andreas Halvorsen (46) Viking Global Investors 40-50m
Michael Hintze (53) CQS 40-50m
Martin Hughes (45) Tosca Fund 40-50m
Marc Lasry (47) Avenue 40-50m
JP McManus (55) Cubic Expressions 40-50m
Joseph Oughourlian (35) Amber 40-50m
George Robinson (50) Sloane Robinson 40-50m
Thomas Sandell (46) Sandell Asset Management 40-50m
Hugh Sloane (51) Sloane Robinson 40-50m
Morgan Sze (41) Goldman Sachs 40-50m
Paul Touradji (31) Touradji 40-50m
Idar Vollvik (39) Vollvik Invest 40-50m
Daniel Zwirn (35) DB Zwirn & Co 40-50m
Richard Chilton (48) Chilton Investment 25-40m
Ivor Farman (42) Gradient Capital 25-40m
Joshua Friedman (51) Canyon Capital 25-40m
Dan Gold (39) QVT Financial 25-40m
Tom Hudson (41) Pirate 25-40m
Mitchell Julis (51) Canyon 25-40m
Willem Kooyker (64) Blenheim 25-40m
Marcos Lederman (42) Spinnaker Capital 25-40m
Adam Levinson (37) Fortress 25-40m
Alec Litowitz (40) Magnetar 25-40m
Michael Maggi (40) Centaurus 25-40m
John Meriwether (59) JWM Partners 25-40m
Ed Mulé (44) Silver Point 25-40m
Robert O'Shea Silver Point 25-40m
Scott Pagel (42) Gradient 25-40m
Gary Rosenbach (50) Galleon 25-40m
Steven Roth (35) GLG 25-40m
Thomas Steyer (49) Farallon 25-40m
George 'Beau' Taylor (36) JP Morgan 25-40m
Matthew Tewksbury (37) Tewksbury Capital 25-40m
Jeffrey Vinik (48) Vinik Asset Management 25-40m




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