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Lessons From The Panic Of 1907
Article By: Jesse's Cafe Americain
Thursday, March 6, 2014 11:55 AM EDT
I have just finished reading The Panic of 1907: Lessons Learned from the Market's Perfect Storm, written by Robert Bruner and Sean Carr in 2007. It is an extraordinarily well documented, step by step study of one of the worst bank panics and stock market crashes in modern times. The broad stock market declined 37% from peak to trough in less than 15 months.
The Efficient Market Hypothesis: The 7 Levels Of Nate Silver
Podcast By: Bankers Anonymous
Monday, February 17, 2014 3:17 PM EDT
One of the most important, but controversial, ideas of investing is the ‘efficient market’ hypothesis...
Book Review: Why Smart People Make Big Money Mistakes
Article By: Bankers Anonymous
Monday, February 17, 2014 6:06 AM EDT
Gary Belsky – a finance writer – and Thomas Gilovich – a psychology professor – teamed up to write Why Smart People Make Big Money Mistakes and How To Correct Them to teach us the most common psychological or irrational choices we all make about money, all the time. I say translational because this book is really a popularization, or translation, of behavioral economics, pioneered by Nobel Prize-winning Daniel Kahneman and the late Amos Tvorsky.
Book Review: The Money Mentor By Tad Crawford
Article By: Bankers Anonymous
Sunday, February 2, 2014 1:01 PM EDT
Crawford wrote this modern-day fable aimed most at people who struggle with high-interest debt. The Money Mentor is a modern-day version of George Clason’s The Richest Man in Babylon. I expected to hate The Money Mentor: A Tale of Financial Freedom, but enjoyed it very much.
Greg Morris: "Investing With The Trend"
Article By: Doug Short
Monday, January 27, 2014 2:44 PM EDT
How do we invest to minimize the losses and maximize gains in today's environment?
Interview With Thom Hartmann Of The Big Picture
Video By: Larry Doyle
Friday, January 10, 2014 6:00 AM EDT
Interview with Thom Hartmann of The Big Picture
Review: The Wolf Of Wall Street
Article By: Larry Doyle
Thursday, January 2, 2014 11:21 AM EDT
Martin Scorsese certainly knows how to make movies and Leonardo DiCaprio sure can act, but in a word, this film is disturbing.
Book Review: How To Make A Million Dollars An Hour
Article By: Nomi Prins
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 12:49 PM EDT
Les Leopold’s latest masterpiece, “How to Make a Million Dollars an Hour: Why Hedge Funds Get Away With Siphoning Off America’s Wealth,” is necessary, alarming and... funny.
Book Review: Investing Demystified By Lars Kroijer
Article By: Bankers Anonymous
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 11:52 AM EDT
​Can we invest our own personal portfolio in a sophisticated way, without incurring high costs or having to be financial experts ourselves? Lars Kroijer has the answer.
Book Review: Reputation And International Cooperation: Sovereign Debt Across Three Centuries
Article By: Thoughts Worth Thinking
Friday, November 19, 2010 12:00 PM EDT
t’s all about reputation. That’s the argument Stanford professor Michael Tomz makes – and credibly supports – in this 241 page work.
The Economist Book Series Review: Guide To Investment Strategy
Article By: Ryan Edward
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 3:54 AM EDT
This review is part of a series of comprehensive book reviews on The Economist book line. This line of books is written for those who want a clear and unbiased explanation of the language and principles of key business disciplines.
'One Good Trade': One Good Trading Book By Mike Bellafiore Of SMB Trading
Article By: Brett N. Steenbarger, Ph.D.
Friday, April 30, 2010 7:38 AM EDT
Mike Bellafiore, one of the principals at SMB Trading, for his forthcoming book One Good Trade. I recall when Mike first talked with me about writing about a book covering the proprietary ("prop") trading world. I thought it was a fantastic idea.
Alan Greenspan's Take On The Future: The Age Of Turbulence
Article By: Eric T. Miller
Wednesday, November 7, 2007 4:44 AM EDT
Economic prognosticators often tend to extrapolate the recent past far into the future. But they often forget to take account of unusual factors that may have made the past unique. Alan Greenspan’s new book may provide an antidote to this tendency.
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