Dalio, Bernanke and Summers walk into a bar...

Billionaire investor Ray Dalio wrote "Principles," a book that has been has hailed by a range of leaders and entrepreneurs for its insights.
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A hedge fund manager, a central banker and a treasury secretary walk into a bar...

It may sound like the start to a wonky monetary policy joke, but billionaire investor Ray Dalio essentially proposed that it actually happen, given his differing views on economic growth with former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke and former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers.

"Perhaps we can have that discussion in person over a beer sometime," Dalio wrote of the proposed meeting in a private note to clients of his Bridgewater Associates, the world's largest hedge fund manager.