Articles by Michael Hanson

Mike is Senior Vice President of Research and a member of Fisher Investments’ five-person Investment Policy Committee. He is the author of six books, including 20/20 Money: See the Markets Clearly, Gain Focus and Invest Better than the Pros. Mike joined the firm in 2002.

Capitalism 4.0

Anatole Kaletsky's Capitalism 4.0 is deft, erudite, and essential reading for those looking to better understand the global macroeconomic future ahead.

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Wrong

David H. Freedman's book about why and how experts are often wrong lacks depth and is probably not worth your time.

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Myth of the Rational Market

Jonathan Fox's Myth of the Rational Market is a great primer into the history of efficient market theory, but doesn't do what the title promises.

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The Greatest Trade Ever

Gregory Zuckerman's The Greatest Trade Ever not only beat Michael Lewis to the punch, but is a better book about those who profited from the bear market.

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The World Is Flat

Now in its third version, Thomas Friedman's The World Is Flat has proven itself the keystone popular analysis on modern globalization.

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The Richest Man in Babylon

The Richest Man in Babylon is a great book for your graduating grandchildren, but probably too hammy for the rest of us.

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The Big Cynic

With his newest bestseller, The Big Short, Michael Lewis proves he's still the most entertaining financial journalist around. But his cynicism betrays him too often.

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It's Not as Bad as You Think

Brian S. Wesbury's It's Not as Bad as You Think: Why Capitalism Trumps Fear and the Economy Will Thrive picks up where Milton Friedman left off.

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Capitalism and Freedom

Capitalism and Freedom is the best entry point into the world of Milton Friedman.

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How to Lie With Statistics

How to Lie With Statistics is still the best book for beginners to enter the world of statistical analysis.

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