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A historical account of US economic crises and suggestions for reform
From his days of the Great Depression to the current sordid saga of the credit crisis, Henry Kaufman has experienced first-hand the upheaval and turbulence of financial markets. He brings with him a deep understanding of the structural changes that have shaped the United States over all these years which allowed him to...
A riveting narration in luminous prose of economic policymaking during the two world wars
John Maynard Keynes desperately wanted to join the government (UK Treasury) and influence policies. Since London was at the centre of the universe in the early 1900s, this meant an ability to influence world monetary policies. In August 1906, Keynes appeared for the British Civil Service examination,...
Old ideas in a new book on how to improve decision-making
The last chapter of this book is titled “Sorting Luck from Skill”. To explain it, the author could not have found a better example than William H Miller, fund manager of Legg Mason’s Value Trust Fund. The Fund outperformed the S&P 500 every year from 1991 to 2005, an achievement no other fund manager had matched.
And then came...