John Kenneth Galbraith

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Satyajit Das Destroys The 'Myth' Of Social Progressdestructiveness and selfishness may not be able to be overcome. The idea of pr
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destructiveness and selfishness may not be able to be overcome. The idea of progress is an ‘innocent fraud’, a term coined by economist John Kenneth Galbraith to describe a lie or a half-truth that with repetition becom... Read more
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9 books about financial markets you really should readof what Wall Street was like in the 1980s. “A Short History of Financial Eupho
Market Watch / Posted 22 days ago
of what Wall Street was like in the 1980s. “A Short History of Financial Euphoria” Howard Marks recommended this one. John Kenneth Galbraith is really good and it’s a quick read on the history of bubbles. “Against the Gods: The Remarkable... Read more
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"Digital Currencies Are Nothing But An Unfounded Fad" Howard Marks Calls Bitcoin "A Pyramid Scheme"“No,” Joe answers, “I took two $250,000 canaries.” One of my very favorite quo
Zero Hedge / Posted 23 days ago
“No,” Joe answers, “I took two $250,000 canaries.” One of my very favorite quotes concerning the market’s foibles, from John Kenneth Galbraith, says that in euphoric times, “past experience, to the extent that it is part of memory at all, is... Read more
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