John Rothchild

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John Rothchild
Born
John Harmon Rothchild

(1945-05-13)May 13, 1945
DiedDecember 27, 2019(2019-12-27) (aged 74)
Alma materYale University
OccupationFinancial writer

John Harmon Rothchild (May 13, 1945 – December 27, 2019)[1] was a freelance writer specializing in financial matters. He authored or co-authored over a dozen books on finance and investing, and served as an editor of Washington Monthly as well as a columnist for Time and Fortune.[2]

Biblography[edit]

Rothchild's financial writings include:

  • A Fool and His Money: The Odyssey of an Average Investor (1988: Wiley Investment Classics)[3]
  • The Bear Book: Survive and Profit in Ferocious Markets (1998: John Wiley & Sons)[4]
  • Going for Broke: How Robert Campeau Bankrupted the Retail Industry, Jolted the Junk Bond Market, and Brought the Booming 80s to a Crashing Halt (2000: Beard Books)[5]
  • The Davis Dynasty: Fifty Years of Successful Investing on Wall Street (2003: John Wiley & Sons)[6]

With fellow financial author Peter Lynch, Rothchild wrote:

  • One up on Wall Street: How To Use What You Already Know to Make Money in the Market (1989: Published by Simon & Schuster)
  • Learn to Earn: A Beginner's Guide to the Basics of Investing and Business (1997: John Wiley & Sons)[7]
  • Beating the Street (2003: Simon & Schuster)[8]

Rothchild also assisted Marjory Stoneman Douglas with her autobiography, Voice of the River (2000: Pineapple Press).[9]

Personal[edit]

Rothchild married socialite Susan Berns on New Year's Eve in 1976; they had three children, including writer Sascha Rothchild.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Chen, Brian X. (January 10, 2020). "John Rothchild, 74, Dies; Wrote About Personal Finance With Wit". The New York Times.
  2. ^ "The Bear Book: Survive and Profit in Ferocious Markets (author biography)". Barnes & Noble.
  3. ^ Rothchild, John (1988). A Fool and His Money: The Odyssey of an Average Investor. Wiley Investment Classics. ISBN 978-0-471-25138-5.
  4. ^ Rothchild, John (1988). The Bear Book: Survive and Profit in Ferocious Markets. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 978-0-471-19718-8.
  5. ^ Rothchild, John (2000). Going for Broke: How Robert Campeau Bankrupted the Retail Industry, Jolted the Junk Bond Market, and Brought the Booming 80s to a Crashing Halt. Beard Books. ISBN 978-1-893122-61-1.
  6. ^ Rothchild, John (2003). The Davis Dynasty: Fifty Years of Successful Investing on Wall Street. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 978-0-471-47441-8.
  7. ^ Lynch, Peter; Rothchild, John (1997). Learn to Earn: A Beginner's Guide to the Basics of Investing and Business. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 978-0-471-18003-6.
  8. ^ Lynch, Peter; Rothchild, John (2003). Beating the Street. Simon & Schuster. ISBN 978-0-671-75915-5.
  9. ^ Douglas, Marjory Stoneman; Rothchild, John (1990). Marjory Stoneman Douglas: Voice of the River. Pineapple Press. ISBN 978-0-910923-94-1.