Daniel Gross

Strategy + Business

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Daniel Gross is executive editor at the magazine Strategy + Business and the author of Dumb Money: How Our Greatest Financial Minds Bankrupted the Nation and Better, Stronger, Faster: The Myth of American Economic Decline.

Gross was a longtime writer contributor to Slate, and a former editor and columnist for Newsweek/Daily Beast and Yahoo Finance.

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