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Helen Davis Chaitman Reviews In Bed With Wall Street
Article By: Larry Doyle
Thursday, August 14, 2014 11:03 PM EST
I truly appreciate reading the thoughts of highly intelligent professionals. I appreciate even more reading the thoughts of those highly intelligent professionals who stand up and speak out in courageous fashion on the serious issues of the day.
In this article: BAC, C, GS, JPM, MS, WFC
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Understanding Piketty, Part 1
Article By: Angry Bear
Thursday, August 14, 2014 4:56 AM EST
Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century is the most important book on economics published in this century.
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Helen Davis Chaitman Reviews "In Bed With Wall Street."
Article By: Ilene Carrie
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 3:29 PM EST
Renowned attorney and author Helen Davis Chaitman gives Larry Doyle's book "In Bed with Wall Street" a very favorable review.
In this article: GS, JPM
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The Davis Discipline – A Good Book And An Amazing Life
Article By: Bankers Anonymous
Friday, August 1, 2014 3:29 PM EST
The Banker recommends reading John Rothchild's "The Davis Discipline." Learn about how Shelby M.C. Davis accumulated extraordinary wealth. Never heard of Shelby M.C. Davis? Read on.
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Book Review: Surveillance Nation
Article By: David Merkel
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 6:47 AM EST
We need to be concerned about what data the government gathers on us, because it may infringe upon our constitutional rights.
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Fatal Risk: Beach Reading - A Great Book To Start Even If You Don't Quite Finish
Article By: Bronte Capital
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 4:37 AM EST
For me (and because I was familiar with the broad details of the crisis anyway) the best book of the crisis is Roddy Boyd’s Fatal Risk.
In this article: AIG
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Book Review: Reducing The Risk Of Black Swans
Article By: David Merkel
Friday, July 25, 2014 8:25 AM EST
This is a very short book. I read the whole thing in 40 minutes. It has one main idea: what if you could create a less variable portfolio that returns as much as the traditional 60% S&P 500, 40% Barclays Aggregate blend? Wouldn’t you want that?
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Book Review: Panic, Prosperity, And Progress
Article By: David Merkel
Friday, July 25, 2014 5:03 AM EST
This book will point out that how an asset is held will make a difference in its future performance. When there is not a lot of debt behind an asset, there may be good prospects.
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Book Review: The Automatic Millionaire By David Bach
Article By: Bankers Anonymous
Friday, July 25, 2014 3:30 AM EST
A few weeks back I sent out a proposal to few prospective agents, expecting at least one would recognize the genius – and their own self-interested business opportunity – in my personal finance book proposal.
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Book Review: The Risk Wise Investor
Article By: David Merkel
Thursday, July 24, 2014 4:30 PM EST
What do you think about first when you look at an investment? Do you think of how much you might make, or how much you might lose?
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Upton Sinclair: The Moneychangers - An Historical Novel Of The Financial Crisis Of 1907
Article By: Jesse's Cafe Americain
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:34 AM EST
It had all worked out beautifully, according to the schedule. The stock market was falling to pieces—some of the leading stocks were falling several points between transactions, and Wyman and Hegan and the Oil and Steel people were hammering the market and getting ready for the killing.
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Book Review: Frank Newman's "Freedom From National Debt"
Article By: Global Economic Intersection
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 8:10 PM EST
The book focuses on U.S. treasuries and popular misconceptions of the public. With a slim 77 pages it is a quick read, but I did found myself in strong disagreement with one chapter in particular.
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Bad Business Is Good Business
Article By: Rolf Norfolk
Friday, July 11, 2014 3:12 AM EST
I'm reading Michael Crichton's "Airframe" (1996) and it contains a passage that has resonances far beyond the airline industry.
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The Katsuyama Revolution Continues
Article By: Bankers Anonymous
Monday, July 7, 2014 12:41 PM EST
The Wall Street Journal carries an update this morning on the main protagonist of Michael Lewis’ recent book Flash Boys, Brad Katsuyama and his newly launched exchange known as the Investor’s Exchange (IEX).
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Book Review: Flash Boys By Michael Lewis
Article By: Bankers Anonymous
Saturday, June 28, 2014 3:09 PM EST
Michael Lewis wrote Flash Boys to alert the non-finance world about the scourge of high frequency traders front-running investors and fracturing traditional capital markets. Here’s my beginning list of further questions to explore and answer after reading Flash Boys.
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Book Review: All The Math You Need To Get Rich
Article By: Bankers Anonymous
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 8:09 AM EST
I learned from my wife the concept of the “feedback sandwich,” by which she means if you want to give someone an important piece of critical advice, it’s often most strategic to cushion the blow with a compliment to start, and a compliment to finish, with the criticism nestled in between.
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