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02/24/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Park Dae-Sung: The Young Korean Blogger Who Foresaw The Global Financial Crisis

As a financial blogger named Minerva, Park Dae-sung was the dark prophet of market decline in South Korea.

In this education-obsessed country, where academic credentials are often taken as a measure of human value, he was also something of an idiot savant. He had no degree in economics. He had no professional experience in finance. He was not a wealthy investor.

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