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@Read E-pub â Bernard Baruch ⚡ This biography of Bernard Baruch considered to be renowned as the definitive story about the notorious financial wizard and presidential advisor Baruch s political policies are discussed briefly, and James Grant includes a detailed account of Baruch s trading and investment gains and losses Baruch obtained his millions by risking his fortune again and again In the history of our stock market and government, there are few who have obtained his mythical status as a successful investor of all times James Grant captures the scale of the life of this legend of Wall Street After reading the book, I can attest to the fact that the life of Bernard Baruch was grand to say the least He was a self made millionaire at a time when that was a truly rare thing to achieve But that was just the beginning, as Baruch went on to demonstrate a consistency as a exceptionally shrewd stock trader, venture capitalist and investor But his successes on Wall Street were only one part of this incredible story James Grant captures the scale of the life of this legend of Wall Street After reading the book, I can attest to the fact that the life of Bernard Baruch was grand to say the least He was a self made millionaire at a time when that was a truly rare thing to achieve But that was just the beginning, as Baruch went on to demonstrate a consistency as a exceptionally shrewd stock trader, venture capitalist and investor But his successes on Wall Street were only one part of this incredible story He became a adviser to presidents and a key player on the international stage For his service to his country during World War 1, he was awarded the Army Distinguished Service Medal for his masterful administration of the War Industries Board When the United States entered World War 2, President Roosevelt appointed him Director of the Office of War Mobilization and in 1946, President Truman appointed him United States Representative to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission Baruch went on to advise on international affairs until his death in June of 1965 at the age of 94 During the time I was reading this book, I was impressed by Baruch s many accomplishments and seemingly endless list of contributions to his country and many others around the world This was an expertly written biography about a truly exceptional man This was an interesting book about a man that I not heard of before in regards to finance and his role in America s history It was lengthy, and at times tailored for the fan of Baruch In the end, I would recommend it to others to see how finance, politics, society and world events all are interwoven in our lives. Interesting What a wild ride in the stock market From good to bad to good etc Great info on the 1929 crash.