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Justin Fox (born January 28, 1964) is an American financial journalist, commentator, and writer born in Morristown, New Jersey. He is the editorial director of the Harvard Business Review Group[1][not in citation given] and business and economics columnist for Time magazine.[2][not in citation given] He graduated from Princeton University and has been published by Fortune magazine,[3][non-primary source needed] The Birmingham News,[citation needed] and American Banker.[citation needed] His book, The Myth of the Rational Market, traces the rise of the efficient-market hypothesis. It was a New York Times Notable Book of 2009[4] and was named the best business book of the year by[5]

Justin Fox
Born (1964-01-28) January 28, 1964 (age 55)
EducationPrinceton University
OccupationFinancial journalist, Commentator and Writer

He is a commentator on PBS's Nightly Business report.[6][not in citation given] He is a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum. He was awarded the 2001 Business Journalist of the Year Award for writing about technology.[7][not in citation given]




  • Fox, Justin (2009). The Myth of the Rational Market: A History of Risk, Reward, and Delusion on Wall Street. Harper Business. ISBN 0-06-059899-9.



  1. ^ [1] Archived March 22, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ [2][dead link]
  3. ^ Fox, Justin (December 9, 2002). "Is The Market Rational? No, say the experts. But neither are you--so don't go thinking you can outsmart it". Retrieved 2013-11-21.
  4. ^ "100 Notable Books of 2009". The New York Times. Retrieved 2013-11-21.
  5. ^ "Amazon calls 'Myth of the Rational Market' the best business book of 2009, plus Fama, Bartlett, Samuelson". Retrieved 2018-03-01.
  6. ^ [3] Archived April 27, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ "Winners". Archived from the original on September 29, 2007. Retrieved April 29, 2009.

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