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Ken Fisher: Lessons From the Crash of '29

The hedge fund manager discusses what we can learn from financial history.

Updated from 7:03 a.m. EDT

By Stockpickr Guest Columnist Fred Fuld of

Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing Ken Fisher, head of the $45 billion Fisher Asset Management, a very longtime


columnist and author of the books

Super Stocks


The Wall Street Waltz


100 Minds That Made the Market


The Only Three Questions That Count: Investing by Knowing What Others Don't


He is also coming out with a new book in the fall,

The Ten Roads to Riches: The Way the Wealthy Got There (And How You Can Too!)

, published by Wiley.

If you missed part one of the interview, you can

see it here

. Why don't we jump to your book 100 Minds That Made the Market, which I really enjoyed. Do you have two or three favorites out of the hundred?

Fisher: Not particularly, it all depends on what mood I'm in at a point in time. One of the themes that caught my eye when going through all the individuals in the book is who escaped and who didn't escape the crash of 1929. Do you think there are any trading lessons that can be learned from their backgrounds?

For the rest of the interview, please click here.

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