CAPITALISTS & financiers

CAPITALISTS & financiers

 
Oracles Thompson, Donald N. Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2012 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

The “smartest guy in the room” is not more intelligent than the collective wisdom of a company’s entire workforce. However, most business organizations relinquish all decision-making responsibilities to one visionary...

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Warren Buffett Invests Like a Girl Lofton, LouAnn HarperCollins Publishers , 2011 Economics & Finance

Warren Buffett Invests Like a Girl is a book for investors about investing. It is a book about harnessing emotions and personality to increase investment returns to levels that can lead individuals to...

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Snap Judgment Adler, David E. FT Press , 2009 Economics & Finance

In Snap Judgment, David E. Adler examines how people’s instincts and intuitive judgments intersect with financial markets, and create decisions that are not beneficial to the individual investor. Snap...

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The Vigilant Investor Huddleston, Pat AMACOM , 2012 Economics & Finance

According to the FBI, Americans lose $40 billion annually to investment fraud, roughly a Madoff-sized scam each year. Not only has the pool of targeted victims surged as baby boomers move into retirement, but...

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Full of Bull McClellan, Stephen T. FT Press , 2010 Economics & Finance, Entrepreneurship

In Full of Bull, McClellan uses his thirty-two years of experience as a securities analyst on Wall Street to help individual investors decode the Street’s confusing advice and make better investment...

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How to Smell a Rat Fisher, Ken | Hoffmans, Lara John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2009 Economics & Finance

In How to Smell a Rat, Ken Fisher explores how most investment scams can be easily detected and avoided. With his 37 years managing money for individuals and institutions, 25 years writing for the “...

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The Why of Work Ulrich, Dave | Ulrich, Wendy McGraw-Hill , 2010 Leadership, Personal Growth

In The Why of Work, Dave and Wendy Ulrich contend that organizations that have found ways to engage their employees are rare in American industry. Most fail to transmit positive attitudes and define...

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The Snowball Schroeder, Alice Bantam Books , 2008 Business Biographies

Most people equate the name Warren Buffett with canny investing, enormous amounts of money, and a generous, philanthropic spirit. In The Snowball, Alice Schroeder provides readers with a detailed and...

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The Capitalist Philosophers Gabor, Andrea 2002 Business Biographies

Throughout the 20th century, shapers of modern management theory and practice have searched for "one best way" to improve productivity. As a result, companies have jumped from one management fad to the next, running...

 
 
One Up on Wall Street Lynch, Peter | Rothchild, John Simon & Schuster, Inc. , 1989 Economics & Finance, Personal Growth

Personal preparation is what distinguishes the successful stock picker from the chronic loser. Defining your objectives and clarifying your attitudes are important first considerations. Logic is most helpful in picking...