David Alger

 

 

 

Age: 57

 

Summary: executive vice president and chief financial officer of the fund management firm Fred Alger Management, Inc. stationed on the 93rd-floor office in the north tower at the World Trade Center in New York City whose approach to investing in stocks propelled the mutual funds he managed to the top of the 1990's bull market, who was a frequent guest on television shows about Wall Street investments and was known as one of the more prominent opponents of so-called value investing that had been most famously practiced by Warren E. Buffet, but who rejected Buffet's emphasis on underlying of future earnings potential and became a leading proponent of technology stocks.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed in the World Trade Center attack

 

Born: December 15, 1943

 

Died: September 11, 2001

 

Location: New York City, New York