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The #1 New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller
“Mohamed A. El-Erian is one of the most gifted and successful risk management practitioners in the world. In this book he combines an academic’s insight into advanced risk analysis with a portfolio manager’s grasp of real world economics. This book is an essential read for those who wish to understand the modern world of investing.”
"Few people are as well positioned to understand markets as Mohamed El-Erian. He is almost unique in being able to attack the credit crisis from the perspectives of academic economist, policy official, investment banker and fund manager...Mr. El-Erian's insights are as valuable as ever."
"El-Erian is a doer and a thinker and someone who understands the risks of rare events. [Never before, have] I seen such a combination. Read this book."
―Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author The Black Swan
“This extraordinary book portrays the future with a powerful and trail-blazing illumination of the past.”
―Peter L. Bernstein, author Capital Ideas Evolving
“Brilliantly written, easy to understand―a forceful explanation of our changing global economy.”
―Bill Gross, Managing Director, Founder and CIO, PIMCO
“Mohamed El-Erian, with his deep grounding in economics and his profound knowledge of financial markets, has written a book that no one else could write.”
―Seth A. Klarman
“I can think of no better guide to the terrifying yet exhilarating new world of global finance….”
―Niall Ferguson, William Ziegler Professor at Harvard Business School
“Mohamed El-Erian is a deep thinker of the global financial and economic scene.”
―Arminio Fraga, Founding Partner, Gavea Investimentos and Former President, Central Bank of Brazil
“Mohamed El-Erian is that rare creature: a skillful participant in financial markets who is also a brilliant analyst of them. He has written a book that is important and urgent.”
―Fareed Zakaria, editor, Newsweek International
"Mr. El-Erian . . . offers extremely detailed advice.”
--Paul B. Brown, The New York Times
“El-Erian...specializes in spotting trends amid the blur and clanging noise of markets in motion. He steps back to consider the big picture and offer tips on how to allocate your assets in his new book, When Markets Collide: Investment Strategies for the Age of Global Economic Change. El-Erian does offer something valuable for investors seeking to benefit from the global economic realignment: a road map. In a chapter on asset allocation, he provides an illustrative mix for a long-term U.S.-based investor.”
“The recent turmoil in financial markets is a symptom of realigning economic power around the world, promising investors more rough times ahead, prominent fund manager Mohamed El-Erian writes in a new book.”
Mohamed A. El-Erian is co-CEO and co-CIO of PIMCO, one of the largest investment management companies in the world. He formerly served as president and CEO of Harvard Management Company, the firm that manages the university's $35 billion endowment. He spent 15 years at the International Money Fund, working on policy, capital market, and multilateral economics issues. El-Erian has been featured by Bloomberg, Forbes, Financial Times, Latin Finance, CNBC, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. In 2004, Fortune named him a member of its eight-person “Mutual Fund Dream Team.”
Interesting read. Don't know if the knowledge helped me make any money or not.Published 3 months ago by P. Kline
Mohamed El-Erian has both the private sector and public sector experience as he worked at the IMF, for the Harvard Endowment and Pimco. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Virginie
Book has excellent content, michmof which is very practical for those who manage assets professionaly and think about things as invesment process and discipline. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Rafael A L
Nothing interesting, or insightful. Mr Erian is almost the Kim Kardashian of the finance world, famous mostly for being a talking head without any track record to speak of. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Ibrahim Masud
...Amazon should have higher standards than this. Ignore this recommendation at your peril. At minimum, the Kindle version should contain the entire book...not just one chapter.Published on March 30, 2013 by Wyndwalkyr
El-Arian captured what led to the financial crisis before it peaked. This is my second "reading" (this time on audible) of the book almost 5 years after it came out. Read morePublished on March 20, 2013 by Jack Rivkin
I didn't realize I was only buying chapter two. Probably my fault for not reading carefully. But, therefore, I rate it a 2. Read morePublished on October 13, 2012 by richard fisher
I was totally disappointed by this book! It has way too much jargon, repeats things over and over again, and it does not have a clear line of thought, you just cant keep up with... Read morePublished on March 11, 2012 by Alexandra