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Baruch: My Own Story

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Baruch: My Own Story" is the memoirs of Bernard M. Baruch, a man whose life spanned the late nineteenth century and over half of the twentieth century. Given the time period, he is a man who has seen much having met seven presidents, witnessing two wars and working on Wall Street for a time. In these memoirs, Baruch has tried to "set forth the philosophy through which he h ...more
Hardcover, 337 pages
Published February 1st 1996 by Buccaneer Books (first published February 1993)
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Feb 14, 2011 added it
It is a really good story about this man, how he grew up, what influenced him, the people he met, how he became involved in the financial arena (Wallstreet) during the early 1900's.
Peter Pactor
Jan 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is the third biography of Bernard Baruch that I have read, and it is clearly the best of the three. There was additional information than what was included in the other two books, but there was also information in the other two that wasn't contained in this book.

What I found so enticing about this particular volume was the clear, elucidating manner in which he wrote. He not only presented a variety of information, but also he expressed himself in such a way, that I could hear the man talkin
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Oct 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing
An underrated classic. Baruch understood the importance of knowing not only the facts, but also appreciating how investor psychology will receive, interpret, and interact with, those facts.
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"A arte de viver está menos em eliminar nossos problemas do que em crescer com eles".
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Bernard Mannes Baruch, the "Park Bench Statesman," made his fortune on Wall Street, but his greatest challenge and his greatest satisfaction were his service to his country as an economic adviser during both World Wars I and II and as a confidante to six presidents.

Bernard Mannes Baruch was born August 19, 1870, in Camden, the son of Simon and Isabelle Wolfe Baruch. His father was a German immig
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