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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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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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