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- Fear of money.
2008, Bruce Grierson, U-Turn: What If You Woke Up One Morning and Realized You Were Living the Wrong Life?, ISBN 1582345872, page 49:
- The proof seems to be in a strange phobia he developed later in life, a condition called chrometophobia. Carnegie went George Soros's noted disdain for money one better: He would reportedly suffer anxiety attacks at the sight or even the smell of money — and so he refused to carry cash.