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Keynes and the Market: How the World's Greatest Economist Overturned Conventional Wisdom and Made a Fortune on the Stock Market

Keynes and the Market: How the World's Greatest Economist Overturned Conventional Wisdom and Made a Fortune on the Stock Market

Justyn Walsh

ISBN: 978-0-470-44329-3

Nov 2008

212 pages

$18.99

Description

Keynes and the Market is an entertaining guide to John Maynard Keynes– amazing stock market success. It weaves the economist's value investing tenets around key events in his richly lived life. This timely book identifies what modern masters of the market have taken from Keynes and used in their own investing styles–and what you too can learn from one of the greatest economic thinkers of the twentieth century. If you want to profit in today's turbulent stock market the techniques outlined here will put you in a better position to succeed.

Introduction vii

Chapter 1: The Apostle Maynard 1

Chapter 2: Citizen Keynes 15

Chapter 3: Snap, Old Maid, and Musical Chairs 25

Chapter 4: The Reckoning 39

Chapter 5: Raising a Dust 49

Chapter 6: Animal Spirits 61

Chapter 7: Game Players 71

Chapter 8: Searching for Stunners 83

Chapter 9: Safety First 95

Chapter 10: Leaning Into the Wind 107

Chapter 11: Being Quiet 125

Chapter 12: Eggs in One Basket 135

Chapter 13: A Sense of Proportion 147

Chapter 14: Post Mortem 159

Notes 175

Index 201

Acknowledgments 211

About the Author 213