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Lords of Finance by Liaquat Ahamed has won the 2009 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award.
BrightSight Group speaker and author Liaquat Ahamed has won the 2009 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award for Lords of Finance. Liaquat Ahamed’s vivid history of how central bankers’ mistakes helped precipitate the Great Depression bowled over the judges and swept away a strong field of finalists for the 2009 prize.
BrightSight Group speakers Dan Gross and David Wessel are featured in Newsweek. Dan interviews David about his new book, In FED We Trust: Ben Bernanke’s War on the Great Panic
BrightSight Group speaker an author of $20 Per Gallon: How the Inevitable Rise in the Price of Gasoline Will Change Our Lives for the Better, was on NPR’s Talk of the Nation. Click here to listen.
BrightSight Group speaker and author, Dan Gross’s latest book, Dumb Money is mentioned in this article in today’s NY Times on e-publishing. From the article, “People can’t wait a year to get timely information on critical subjects,” said Amy Neidlinger, associate publisher of FT Press. “Especially today it’s dated 10 minutes after you’ve just received the first installation.”
BrightSight Group speaker and author, Dan Gross’s latest Slate.com entry, “Don’t Get Depressed, It’s Not 1929. Why all those Great Depression analogies are wrong.” puts the current financial crisis into perspective, “Economists surveyed by the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank believe the recession, which started in April 2008, will be over by next summer.”
BrightSight Group speaker Anil K. Gupta was recently interviewed by University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith’s School of Business. Watch the video here….Anil is the co-author of Getting China and India Right: Strategies for Leveraging the World’s Fastest Growing Economies for Global Advantage and The Quest for Global Dominance: Transforming Global Presence into Global Competitive Advantage
BrightSight Group speaker and author Dan Gross’s latest column, “The Anatomy of Fear” appears on newsweek.com. From the article, “The reality: markets are frequently inefficient, and dominated by humans, with all their frailties. “The view that people in finance are rational is wrong,” says Alex Edmans, a Wharton School of Business economist who studies behavioral finance. “They’re susceptible to emotion just like anyone.” In recent weeks, the emotions they have been expressing include anxiety, panic, rage and resignation.” Continue reading article
Dan is the author of Pop!: Why Bubbles Are Great For The Economy