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Thomas Ross Keene CFA, is a host of Bloomberg Surveillance on both Bloomberg Radio, Bloomberg Television and Bloomberg Podcasts.
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A Novel of the Next World War
Elliot Ackerman - Mar 09, 2021
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From two former military officers and award-winning authors, a chillingly authentic, geopolitical thriller that imagines a naval clash between the US and China in the South China Sea in 2034--and the path from there to a nightmarish global conflagration.On March 12, 2034, US Navy Commodore Sarah Hunt is on the bridge of her flagship, the guided mis...
Tom Keene
Mar 11, 2021
immediate book-of-the-summer consideration @stavridisj @elliotackerman abrupt, immediate.      source
A Novel (The American Chronicle Series)
Gore Vidal - Feb 15, 2000 (first published in 1984)
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Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series spans the history of the United States from the Revolution to the post-World War II years. With their broad canvas and large cast of fictional and historical characters, the novels in this series present a panorama of the American political and imperial experience as interpreted by one of its most worldly, k...
Tom Keene
Jan 19, 2021
it is such an important book      source
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David Sabatini
The World
A Brief Introduction
Richard Haass - May 12, 2020
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An invaluable primer from Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, that will help anyone, expert and non-expert alike, navigate our fast-changing worldToday's headlines generate more questions than answers. Should the United States attack North Korea and Iran or negotiate with them? What are the implications of climate change a...
Tom Keene
Aug 19, 2020
Richard Haass The World      source
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Anthony Scaramucci
I Love Capitalism!
An American Story
Ken Langone - May 15, 2018
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New York Times Bestseller Iconoclastic entrepreneur and New York legend Ken Langone tells the compelling story of how a poor boy from Long Island became one of America's most successful businessmen.Ken Langone has seen it all on his way to a net worth beyond his wildest dreams. A pillar of corporate America for decades, he's a co-founder of Home De...
Tom Keene
Jul 25, 2018
good @realkenlangone morning here is the shovel ken would use today as he started his path of capitalism decades ago... his book is a breath of fresh air in its emotion and passions of the american experiment      source
The Economists' Diet
The Surprising Formula for Losing Weight and Keeping It Off
Christopher Payne - Jan 02, 2018
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FEATURED ON CBS THIS MORNING AND CNBC’S SQUAWK BOX Combining the authors’ personal weight-loss stories with their passion for economics, this bold new behavioral approach to dieting recommends micro habits and meta-rules that will enable dieters to control their impulses to overeat, approach food in a healthier way, and lose weight once and for all...
Tom Keene
Jan 03, 2018
jokes exceptionally important book from real fat people who lost real tangible weight. cut-and-now-chiseled @chrisxpayne & @barnettenergy buy a scale! use it!!!      source
The Rise and Fall of Nations
Forces of Change in the Post-Crisis World
Ruchir Sharma - Jun 13, 2017
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Shaped by his twenty-five years traveling the world, and enlivened by encounters with villagers from Rio to Beijing, tycoons, and presidents, Ruchir Sharma’s The Rise and Fall of Nations rethinks the "dismal science" of economics as a practical art. Narrowing the thousands of factors that can shape a country’s fortunes to ten clear rules, Sharma ex...
Tom Keene
Jan 01, 2018
must-read and his wonderful and prescient books      source
Grave New World
The End of Globalization, the Return of History
Stephen D. King - May 23, 2017
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A controversial look at the end of globalization and what it means for prosperity, peace, and the global economic order Globalization, long considered the best route to economic prosperity, is not inevitable. An approach built on the principles of free trade and, since the 1980s, open capital markets, is beginning to fracture. With disappointing gr...
Tom Keene
Jun 07, 2017
grave new world stephen king      source
The Death of Expertise
The Campaign against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters
Tom Nichols - Oct 01, 2018 (first published in 2016)
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Technology and increasing levels of education have exposed people to more information than ever before. These societal gains, however, have also helped fuel a surge in narcissistic and misguided intellectual egalitarianism that has crippled informed debates on any number of issues. Today, everyone knows everything: with only a quick trip through We...
Tom Keene
Mar 15, 2017
good book-of-the-summer morning an early candidate.... just outstanding @RadioFreeTom @ianbremmer      source
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Brett Gurewitz
The Curse of Cash
How Large-Denomination Bills Aid Crime and Tax Evasion and Constrain Monetary Policy
Kenneth S. Rogoff - Jun 27, 2017 (first published in 2016)
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From the New York Times bestselling author of This Time Is Different, "a fascinating and important book" (Ben Bernanke) about the surprising reasons why paper money lies at the heart of many of the world's most difficult problemsThe world is drowning in cash--and it's making us poorer and less safe. In The Curse of Cash, acclaimed economist Kenneth...
Tom Keene
Oct 15, 2016
good book-of-the-year morning @krogoff has written a courageous book many many people hate his idea of limiting cash. the CoC is balanced...      source
64 Shots
Leadership in a Crazy World
Kevin Roberts - Jun 21, 2016
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64 Shots: Leadership in a Crazy World...
Tom Keene
Aug 13, 2016
good summer-read morning i hate leadership books: i love @KRConnect 's effort      source