Of Galbraith's classic examination of the 1929 financial collapse, the Atlantic Monthly said:”Economic writings are seldom notable for their entertainment value, but this book is. Galbraith's prose has grace and wit, and he distills a good deal of sardonic fun from the whopping errors of the nation's oracles and the wondrous antics of the financial community.” Now, with the stock market riding historic highs, the celebrated economist returns with new insights on the legacy of our past and the consequences of blind optimism and power plays within the financial community.
The Great Crash of 1929
With the stock market riding historic highs, the celebrated economist returns with new insights on the legacy of our past and the consequences of blind optimism and power plays within the financial community.
Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt
From the number-one New York Times best-selling author of Liar's Poker and “one of the country's most popular business journalists” (The New York Times) Michael Lewis, comes an engaging new book about Wall Street. Michael Lewis, the best-selling author of Boomerang, The Big Short, The Blind Side, Moneyball, and many others, returns to the financial [...]
13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown
Even after the ruinous financial crisis of 2008, America is still beset by the depredations of an oligarchy that is now bigger, more profitable, and more resistant to regulation than ever. Anchored by six megabanks, which together control assets amounting to more than 60 percent of the country's gross domestic product, these financial institutions (now [...]
Creating Magic: 10 Common Sense Leadership Strategies from a Life at Disney
It's not the magic that makes it work; it's the way we work that makes it magic. The secret for creating magic in our careers, our organizations, and our lives is simple: outstanding leadership, the kind that inspires employees, delights customers, and achieves extraordinary business results. No one knows more about this kind of leadership [...]
When Genius Failed – The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management
Best selling author Roger Lowenstein captures the gripping roller-coaster ride of Long-Term Capital Management,?explaining not just how the firm made and lost its money but also how the.......
Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
In the spirit of Steve Jobs and Moneyball, Elon Musk is both an illuminating and authorized look at the extraordinary life of one of Silicon Valley's most exciting, unpredictable, and ambitious entrepreneurs – a real-life Tony Stark – and a fascinating exploration of the renewal of American invention and its new makers. Elon Musk spotlights [...]
The Alpha Masters: Unlocking the Genius of the World’s Top Hedge Funds
The Alpha Masters is the ultimate behind-the-curtain look at the hedge fund industry, unlocking the most valuable stories, secrets, and lessons directly from those who have played the game....