Wealth, War and Wisdom
An intriguing look at how past market wisdom can help you survive and thrive during uncertain times
In Wealth, War & Wisdom, legendary Wall Street investor Barton Biggs reveals how the turning points of World War II intersected with market performance, and shows how these lessons can help the twenty-first-century investor comprehend our own perilous times as well as choose the best strategies for the modern market economy.
Through these pages, Biggs skillfully discusses the performance of equities in both victorious and defeated countries, examines how individuals preserved their wealth despite the ongoing battles, and explores whether or not public equities were able to increase in value and serve as a wealth preserver. Biggs also looks at how other assets, including real estate and gold, fared during this dynamic and devastating period, and offers valuable insights on preserving one's wealth for future generations. With clear, concise prose, Biggs
Wealth, War & Wisdom contains essential insights that will help you navigate modern financial markets during the uncertain times that will increasingly define this new century.
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Review: Wealth, War and WisdomUser Review - Julian Bu - Goodreads
The war stories are better than the market analysis. still the conclusion is the victors tend to have stong markets, while the losers suffer destruction in wealth. Read full review
Review: Wealth, War and WisdomUser Review - Antoine Vanner - Goodreads
An account of WW2 and the Korean War as seen from the viewpoint of the stockmarkets of the participants. The writer was a senior employee of Morgan Stanley and though he may know the financial side ... Read full review
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