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Lessons for today’s investors from financial market history

From 18th century ‘structured finance’ and currency speculation in the Middle Ages, to stock market performance in the 20th and 21st centuries. A new book edited by two University of Cambridge academics chronicles the historical development of asset returns, stock…

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The National: Keynes’ words of wisdom remain relevant for 2017

What would John Maynard Keynes do if he was investing in 2017? The article cites analysis by Dr David Chambers and Professor Elroy Dimson from the Newton Centre for Endowment Asset Management (CEAM) at Cambridge Judge Business School: "Keynes came…

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The Wall Street Journal: John Maynard Keynes: Courage is the key for investing

A study co-authored by Dr David Chambers, Reader in Finance and Academic Director of the Newton Centre for Endowment Asset Management (CEAM), Cambridge Judge Business School, on the investment strategy of John Maynard Keynes is cited for its lessons in…

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Unconventional investments: what we can learn from Keynes

Why the lauded economist's unconventional views on active management and long term investment could unlock the potential of a modern investment strategy. You have probably heard of John Maynard Keynes. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest economists…

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Unconventional investments

Cambridge News: Keynes and the US universities’ money

An article by Dr David Chambers and Professor Elroy Dimson of the Newton Centre for Endowment Asset Management at Cambridge Judge on how British economist John Maynard Keynes influenced the management of US college endowments was awarded the Graham and…

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The Financial: Finance experts receive Graham & Dodd Award

An article by Dr David Chambers and Professor Elroy Dimson of the Newton Centre for Endowment Asset Management at Cambridge Judge on how British economist John Maynard Keynes influenced the management of US college endowments was awarded the Graham and…

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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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Cambridge Business Magazine: Keynes struggled as a currency trader

John Maynard Keynes struggled as a foreign-exchange trader, finds the first detailed study of the famous economist by David Chambers, Academic Director of the Newton Centre for Endowment Asset Management at Cambridge Judge. Read the full article[Cambridge Business Magazine]  …

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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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