Q&A: Parsing The Confusion Of Confusions With Ari Bergmann

Jun 28 2012 | 4:29am ET

Global risk manager Ari Bergmann’s firm, Penso Advisors, is named for Joseph Penso de la Vega, a 17th-century Amsterdam merchant who wrote the first-ever description of the workings of the stock exchange—a book called Confusion of Confusions. Two years ago, it was Bergmann talking about the confusion of confusions, namely, the systemic risk to the global financial system posed by Greece.


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