Not many financial figures develop reputations that outlast their lifetimes, but the subject of James Grant's comprehensive 1983 biography is one of them. Re-released with a new foreword, Bernard Baruch: The Adventures Of A Wall Street Legend
tells the inspiring story of an extraordinary financier who made his first million at the turn of the century and was eventually asked to share his knowledge with every U.S. president from Woodrow Wilson to John F. Kennedy.
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This biography of Bernard Baruch considered to be renowned as the definitive story about the notorious financial wizard and presidential advisor. Baruch's political policies are discussed briefly, and James Grant includes a detailed account of Baruch's trading and investment gains and losses. Baruch obtained his millions by risking his fortune again and again. In the history of our stock market and government, there are few who have obtained his mythical status as a successful investor of all times.