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Passion for Reality free pdf Paul Cabot (1898-1994) was an innovative mutual fund manager and executive known for his strong character, charismatic personality, and trendsetting financial achievements. Iconoclastic and rebellious, Cabot broke free from the Boston Brahmin trustee mold to pursue new ways of investing and serving investment clients. Cabot founded one of the first mutual funds-State Street Investment Corporation-in the early 1920s, campaigned against the corrupt practices of certain other funds in the late 1920s, and lobbied on behalf of key New Deal securities legislation in the 1930s. As Harvard University treasurer, he increased the allocation of the endowment to equities just in time for the bull market of the 1950s, and as a corporate director in the 1960s he campaigned against conglomerates' abusive takeover strategies. Having spent nearly two decades working for Cabot's company, State Street Research

About Michael R. Yogg

Michael R. Yogg, Ph.D., CFA, is trained as both a historian and investor. He holds three degrees in history from Yale University and Harvard University, and worked for more than three decades in the investment industry, including nearly two decades at State Street Research

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Author : Michael R. Yogg
Publisher : Columbia University Press
Data Published : 14 March 2014
ISBN : 0231167466
EAN : 9780231167468
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 296 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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