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Roger Lowenstein

Roger Lowenstein (born in 1954) is an American financial journalist and writer. He graduated from Cornell University and reported for the Wall Street Journal for more than a decade, including two years writing its Heard on the Street column, 1989 to 1991. Born in 1954, he is the son of Helen and Louis Lowenstein of Larchmont, N.Y. Lowenstein is married to Judith Slovin.

He is also a director of Sequoia Fund. His father, the late Louis Lowenstein, was an attorney and Columbia University law professor who wrote books and articles critical of the American financial industry.

Roger Lowenstein's latest book, America's Bank: The Epic Struggle to Create the Federal Reserve (The Penguin Press) was released on October 20, 2015.
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    • When Genius Failed

    • The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management
    • By: Roger Lowenstein
    • Narrated by: Roger Lowenstein
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,633
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    When Genius Failed is the cautionary financial tale of our time, the gripping saga of what happened when an elite group of investors believed they could actually deconstruct risk and use virtually limitless leverage to create limitless wealth....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Informative and interesting, full of suspense

    • By Pankaj on 03-01-04

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Buffett

    • The Making of an American Capitalist
    • By: Roger Lowenstein
    • Narrated by: Graham Winton
    • Length: 18 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,272
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    Journalist Roger Lowenstein draws on three years of unprecedented access to Buffett's family, friends, and colleagues to provide the first definitive inside account....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Life changer

    • By Steven on 03-28-15

    Regular price: $34.99

    • America's Bank

    • The Epic Struggle to Create the Federal Reserve
    • By: Roger Lowenstein
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 292
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    The tumultuous era and remarkable personalities that unexpectedly birthed the Federal Reserve, from renowned financial writer Roger Lowenstein....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Important and Intriguing

    • By Jean on 11-02-15

    Regular price: $27.95

    • The End of Wall Street

    • By: Roger Lowenstein
    • Narrated by: Erik Synnestvedt
    • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 123
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
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    The roots of the mortgage bubble and the story of the Wall Street collapse - and the government's unprecedented response - from our most trusted business journalist....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great investigative work, terrible narration

    • By Jonathan on 04-12-10

    Regular price: $31.95

    • While America Aged

    • By: Roger Lowenstein
    • Narrated by: Michael McConnohie
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 51
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    In While America Aged, best-selling author Roger Lowenstein explains how corporations and governments ran up ruinous pension and health-care promises to workers....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
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    • By CWALL on 01-10-09

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