When looking back on the career of Alan Abelson, the longtime Barron’s columnist who died last week at age 87, one gets the sense that he could have written about any subject if he had wanted to.
Mr. Abelson was known as much for his elegant prose as he was for his keen insight into the financial Read More
In January of 1996, Alex Shogren, a Deadhead who had twice been kicked out of boarding school before graduating from Georgetown University, started a business marketing hedge funds out of his home in posh Locust Valley on Long Island. Basically, for a small fee, he drew upon wealthy connections to help hedge funds raise money. Read More
Three eloquent bears gathered for breakfast on Dec. 15 in an executive dining room atop the Morgan Stanley Dean Witter building in Times Square. The three bears were Barton Biggs, Morgan Stanley’s chief global strategist; James Grant, editor of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer ; and Alan Abelson, the editor of Barron’s .
The Observer had Read More