Keynes managed his own portfolio and was the Buffett of his time

By Staff | February 12, 2014 | Last updated on February 12, 2014
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John Maynard Keynes is best known as the father of Keynesian economics, the philosophy behind the 1930s New Deal that helped pull America out of the Great Depression.

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But he was also a money manager, and he was good at it, reports the New York Times.

He managed money for himself, friends, and a number of investment funds and insurance companies. He did so well he can be called the Warren Buffett of his times, writes his biographer.

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