About James Grant
James Grant originated the "Current Yield" column in Barron's before founding Grant's Interest Rate Observer in 1983.
He is the author of five books on finance and financial history: Bernard M. Baruch: The Adventures of a Wall Street Legend (Simon & Schuster, 1983), Money of the Mind (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1992), Minding Mr. Market (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1993), The Trouble with Prosperity (Times Books, 1996) and Mr. Market Miscalculates (Axios Press, 2008). A sixth book John Adams: Party of One, a biography of the second president of the United States-was published in March 2005 by Farrar, Straus & Giroux.
Mr. Grant's television appearances include "60 Minutes", "The News Hour with Jim Lehrer", "CBS Evening News", and a 10-year stint on "Wall Street Week". His journalism has appeared in a variety of periodicals, including the Finanicial Times, The Wall Street Journal and Foreign Affairs, and he contributed an essay to the Sixth Edition of Grahm and Dodd's Security Analysis (McGraw-Hill, 2009).