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John F. Wasik is an award-winning columnist, editor, speaker, and author of 14 books. He has covered investor protection issues for more than 30 years and has won 18 awards for his writing.
While much of this book covers things as investors we already know it never hurts to repeat good advice!
An excellent read if you want to assess your own investment style in a historical context alongside these masters.
Along the way, Wasik gives historical perspective of the global events impacting Keynes’ returns and wealth.
The book shows Keynes' progression from a speculator to an investor. There are no interesting insights besides the historical context. Read morePublished 24 days ago by CAJAGORA
Really wish I hadn't bought it. Most of the content is very redundant and too pro-Keynesian. Not a very critical analysis of Keynes's philosophies.Published 9 months ago by Claudette P. Lowery
I rated 4 stars only because of the wonderful reviews and the book being mentioned on T.V. This is a birthday gift for my investment hungry guy and he won't receive it until May... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Libby
Who knew Keynes as an investor had many of the failings that afflict so many investors? It took him quite a while and failure -- with his own, and friends and family money --... Read morePublished 10 months ago by K. M. McBride
Read it, it's ok.
There is really only one lesson in this book - don't speculate.
Keynes was a speculator and was wiped out twice and lost 60% of his net worth a third... Read more
Really enjoyed this read. Keynes was a real Renaissance man, with a brilliant mind and many different interests. The ideas in this book will help with my investing. Read morePublished 12 months ago by AnimalRescuer
The only guy currently I see quoting Keynes a lot are the folks at GMO - Montier and Grantham and they talk about Keynes in this same league about value investingPublished 13 months ago by Murali R
Economist John Maynard Keynes, to me, was always thought of as an economist of note, but until now I knew little about his background, the world around him at that time... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Joan Larsen