Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World
It is commonly believed that the Great Depression that began in 1929 resulted from a confluence of events beyond any one person’s or government’s control. In fact, as Liaquat Ahamed reveals, it was the decisions made by a small number of central bankers that were the primary cause of the economic meltdown, the effects of [...]
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 [...]
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.......
How Google Works
Google Executive Chairman and ex-CEO Eric Schmidt and former SVP of Products Jonathan Rosenberg came to Google over a decade ago as proven technology executives. At the time, the company was already well-known for doing things differently, reflecting the visionary?and frequently contrarian?principles of founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin. If Eric and Jonathan were going [...]
Insanely Simple: The Obsession that Drives Apple’s Success
As ad agency creative director, Ken Segall played a key role in Apple?s resurrection, helping to create such critical marketing campaigns as Think Different. By naming the iMac, he also laid the foundation for naming waves of i-products to come.