Devil Take The Hindmost

Author: Edward Chancellor
Publisher: Plume Books
ISBN: 9780452281806
Size: 66.22 MB
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Here are brokers underwriting risks that included highway robbery and the "assurance of female chastity"; credit notes and lottery tickets circulating as money; wise and unwise investors from Alexander Pope and Benjamin Disraeli to Ivan ...

Devil Take The Hindmost

Author: Edward Chancellor
Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux
ISBN: 9780374138585
Size: 61.23 MB
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Examines stock market speculation since the seventeenth century, discussing the range of motivations of investors and the effects on economies throughout history

A Short History Of Financial Euphoria

Author: John Kenneth Galbraith
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110165080X
Size: 74.93 MB
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The world-renowned economist offers "dourly irreverent analyses of financial debacle from the tulip craze of the seventeenth century to the recent plague of junk bonds."—The Atlantic.

Manias Panics And Crashes

Author: Charles P. Kindleberger
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 0230365353
Size: 65.74 MB
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Selected as one of the best investment books of all time by the Financial Times, Manias, Panics and Crashes puts the turbulence of the financial world in perspective.

Capital Returns

Author: Edward Chancellor
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137571659
Size: 43.30 MB
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This book uses numerous examples to demonstrate how the capital cycle approach to investments works, and how it has provided investors with market-beating returns over the past decade.

The Devil S Derivatives

Author: Nicholas Dunbar
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
ISBN: 1422143163
Size: 79.72 MB
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From an award-winning journalist who has been covering the industry for more than a decade, The Devil’s Derivatives charts the untold story of modern financial innovation—how investment banks invented new financial products, how ...

A History Of Corporate Finance

Author: Jonathan Barron Baskin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521655361
Size: 24.11 MB
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The book provides an overview of the evolution of practice in this field from the Italian merchant banks of the Renaissance through the formation of conglomerates and leveraged-buy-out partnerships in contemporary Wall Street.

Against The Gods

Author: Peter L. Bernstein
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470534532
Size: 39.41 MB
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"An extremely readable history of risk." -Barron's "Fascinating . . . this challenging volume will help you understand the uncertainties that every investor must face." -Money "A singular achievement.

The Lexus And The Olive Tree

Author: Thomas L. Friedman
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9781429994286
Size: 52.40 MB
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Finding the proper balance between the Lexus and the olive tree is the great game of globalization-and the ultimate theme of Friedman's challenging, provocative book, essential reading for all who care about how the world really works.