In the 'What Was He Thinking' Department. .

October 2002
Journal of Financial Planning;Oct2002, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p27
Academic Journal
This article focuses on the U.S. investors. Colorado Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell has lost nearly half of the money he has raised since 1998 for a potential 2004 re-election bid by investing campaign contributions in stock mutual funds seeking "maximum" return. Campbell felt comfortable taking the risk after having had investment success with campaign funds in the mid 1990s.


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