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Prize-winning Keynes article

Article on how Keynes influenced management of US college endowments, authored by Dr David Chambers and Elroy Dimson of Cambridge Judge, wins award from Financial Analysts Journal. An article by David Chambers and Elroy Dimson of Cambridge Judge Business School…

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Forbes: Why currency trading is a bad idea: Keynes

John Maynard Keynes struggled as a foreign-exchange trader, finds the first detailed study of the famous economist as currency speculator. “If someone as economically literate and well-connected as Keynes found it difficult to time currencies, then the rest of us…

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Bloomberg View: FX traders, take heart: Even Keynes lost his shirt

John Maynard Keynes struggled as a foreign-exchange trader, finds the first detailed study of the famous economist as currency speculator. “If someone as economically literate and well-connected as Keynes found it difficult to time currencies, then the rest of us…

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The Times: Big Short put Keynes on the brink of bankruptcy

John Maynard Keynes was ‘a financial genius whose ideas dominated western economic policy making for 50 years’, writes Patrick Hosking in The Times. But it’s little know that Keynes was also trading in foreign currency. The latest study co-authored by…

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The Guardian: John Maynard Keynes ‘a great economist but poor currency trader’

John Maynard Keynes struggled as a foreign-exchange trader, finds the first detailed study of the famous economist as currency speculator. “Unlike his stock investing, Keynes found the currency market a lot tougher, despite the fact that he was at the…

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The New York Times: John Maynard Keynes: Great economist, terrible currency trader

John Maynard Keynes struggled as a foreign-exchange trader, finds the first detailed study of the famous economist as currency speculator. “In many cases he called currencies right in terms of direction. But his great frustration was how to time a…

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If you’re so smart

John Maynard Keynes struggled as a foreign-exchange trader, finds the first detailed study of the famous economist as currency speculator. A detailed new study of the chequered currency-trading record of John Maynard Keynes might make today's overconfident currency speculators think…

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Cambridge Business Magazine: Keynes’ role as an investor chronicled

David Chambers and Elroy Dimson of the Newton Centre for Endowment Asset Management (CEAM) at Cambridge Judge outlined John Maynard Keynes’s role as an investor. The paper entitled “The British origins of the US endowment model” chronicles how Keynes was…

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Financial Times: How to see into the future

John Maynard Keynes’s track record over a quarter century running the discretionary portfolio of King’s College Cambridge was excellent, outperforming market benchmarks by an average of six percentage points a year, an impressive margin. David Chambers, University Lecturer in Finance,…

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Financial Advisor: Keynes’ way to wealth

John Wasik investigates why John Maynard Keynes is one of the most important economists in history and refers to research by David Chambers, Director of the CJBS Centre for Endowment Asset Management and Elroy Dimson, Co-Director of the Centre for…

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