Not just an economist, Keynes was an investing star, outperforming the U.K. stock market by 8%...

|By:, SA News Editor

Not just an economist, Keynes was an investing star, outperforming the U.K. stock market by 8% annually over a 22-year period running an endowment. Keynes didn't hit his stride, though, until ditching a "macro" style for "bottom up" stock-picking. "Eccentric, unconventional and rash in the eyes of average opinion," says David Chambers after a study of the master's portfolios.