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Poor Charlie's Almanack
The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger, Expanded Third Edition
by Peter D. Kaufman (Jan 01, 2005)
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EXPANDED THIRD EDITION includes Charlie's 2007 USC Law School Commencement address. Edited by Peter D. Kaufman. Brand New....
The Barefoot Investor
The Only Money Guide You'll Ever Need
by Scott Pape (Apr 03, 2017)
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This is the only money guide you'll ever need That's a bold claim, given there are already thousands of finance books on the shelves. So what makes this one different? Well, you won't be overwhelmed with a bunch of 'tips' … or a strict budget (that you won't follow). You'll get a step-by-step formula: open this account, then do this; call this pers...
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The Simple Path to Wealth
Your road map to financial independence and a rich, free life
by J L Collins (Jun 18, 2016)
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"In the dark, bewildering, trap-infested jungle of misinformation and opaque riddles that is the world of investment, JL Collins is the fatherly wizard on the side of the path, offering a simple map, warm words of encouragement and the tools to forge your way through with confidence. You'll never find a wiser advisor with a bigger heart." -- Malach...
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Peter Adeney
Winners Take All
The Elite Charade of Changing the World
by Anand Giridharadas (Oct 01, 2019)
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The New York Times bestselling, groundbreaking investigation of how the global elite's efforts to "change the world" preserve the status quo and obscure their role in causing the problems they later seek to solve. An essential read for understanding some of the egregious abuses of power that dominate today's news.Anand Giridharadas takes us into th...
The Millionaire Fastlane
Crack the Code to Wealth and Live Rich for a Lifetime!
by MJ DeMarco (Jan 04, 2011)
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Is the financial plan of mediocrity-a dream-stealing, soul-sucking dogma known as The Slowlane-your plan for creating wealth? You know how it goes-go to school, get a good job, save 10 percent of your paycheck, buy a used car, cancel the movie channels, quit drinking expensive Starbucks mocha lattes, save and penny-pinch your life away, trust your ...
The Law
by Frederic Bastiat (Sep 25, 2018)
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How is it that the law enforcer itself does not have to keep the law? How is it that the law permits the state to lawfully engage in actions which, if undertaken by individuals, would land them in jail? These are among the most intriguing issues in political and economic philosophy. More specifically, the problem of law that itself violates law is ...
Secrets of Sand Hill Road
Venture Capital and How to Get It
by Scott Kupor (Jun 04, 2019)
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A Wall Street Journal Bestseller! What are venture capitalists saying about your startup behind closed doors? And what can you do to influence that conversation?If Silicon Valley is the greatest wealth-generating machine in the world, Sand Hill Road is its humming engine. That's where you'll find the biggest names in venture capital, including fame...
The Outsiders
Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success
by William N. Thorndike (Oct 23, 2012)
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”It is impossible to produce superior performance unless you do something different.” — John TempletonWhat makes a successful CEO? Most people call to mind a familiar definition: a seasoned manager with deep industry expertise. Others might point to the qualities of today’s so-called celebrity CEOs—charisma, virtuoso communication skills, and a con...
The Rational Optimist
How Prosperity Evolves (P.S.)
by Matt Ridley (Jun 07, 2011)
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“Ridley writes with panache, wit, and humor and displays remarkable ingenuity in finding ways to present complicated materials for the lay reader.” — Los Angeles TimesIn a bold and provocative interpretation of economic history, Matt Ridley, the New York Times-bestselling author of Genome and The Red Queen, makes the case for an economics of hope, ...
Security Analysis
Sixth Edition, Foreword by Warren Buffett (Security Analysis Prior Editions)
by Benjamin Graham (Sep 24, 2008)
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"A road map for investing that I have now been following for 57 years."--From the Foreword by Warren E. BuffettFirst published in 1934, "Security Analysis" is one of the most influential financial books ever written. Selling more than one million copies through five editions, it has provided generations of investors with the timeless value investin...
The War on Normal People
The Truth About America's Disappearing Jobs and Why Universal Basic Income Is Our Future
by Andrew Yang (Apr 02, 2019)
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From entrepreneur Andrew Yang, the founder of Venture for America, an eye-opening look at how new technologies are erasing millions of jobs before our eyes-and a rallying cry for the urgent steps America must take, including Universal Basic Income, to stabilize our economy. The shift toward automation is about to create a tsunami of unemployment. N...
Poor Economics
A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty
by Abhijit Banerjee (Mar 27, 2012)
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Why do the poor borrow to save? Why do they miss out on free life-saving immunizations, but pay for unnecessary drugs? In Poor Economics, Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo, two practical visionaries working toward ending world poverty, answer these questions from the ground. In a book the Wall Street Journal called “marvelous, rewarding,” the au...
Basic Economics
by Thomas Sowell (Dec 01, 2014)
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Basic Economicsis a citizen's guide to economics, written for those who want to understand how the economy works but have no interest in jargon or equations. Bestselling economist Thomas Sowell explains the general principles underlying different economic systems: capitalist, socialist, feudal, and so on. In readable language, he shows how to criti...
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The Most Important Thing
by Howard Marks (Jul 02, 2018)
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"This is that rarity, a useful book."--Warren BuffettHoward Marks, the chairman and cofounder of Oaktree Capital Management, is renowned for his insightful assessments of market opportunity and risk. After four decades spent ascending to the top of the investment management profession, he is today sought out by the world's leading value investors, ...
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Most Important Thing, The
by Howard Marks (Mar 08, 2016)
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Howard Marks, the chairman and cofounder of Oaktree Capital Management, is renowned for his insightful assessments of market opportunity and risk. After four decades spent ascending to the top of the investment management profession, he is today sought out by the world's leading value investors, and his client memos brim with insightful commentary ...
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The Man Who Solved the Market
How Jim Simons Launched the Quant Revolution
by Gregory Zuckerman (Nov 05, 2019)
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Gregory Zuckerman, the bestselling author of The Greatest Trade Ever and The Frackers, answers the question investors have been asking for decades: How did Jim Simons do it?Shortlisted for the Financial Times/McKinsey Business Book of the Year AwardJim Simons is the greatest money maker in modern financial history. No other investor--Warren Buffett...
The Little Book of Common Sense Investing
The Only Way to Guarantee Your Fair Share of Stock Market Returns (Little Books. Big Profits)
by John C. Bogle (Oct 16, 2017)
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The best-selling investing "bible" offers new information, new insights, and new perspectives The Little Book of Common Sense Investing is the classic guide to getting smart about the market. Legendary mutual fund pioneer John C. Bogle reveals his key to getting more out of investing: low-cost index funds. Bogle describes the simplest and most effe...
The Intelligent Investor
The Definitive Book on Value Investing. A Book of Practical Counsel (Revised Edition)
by Benjamin Graham (Feb 21, 2006)
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More than one million hardcovers soldNow available for the first time in paperback!The Classic Text Annotated to Update Graham's Timeless Wisdom for Today's Market ConditionsThe greatest investment advisor of the twentieth century, Benjamin Graham taught and inspired people worldwide. Graham's philosophy of "value investing" -- which shields invest...
Total Money Makeover, The
by Dave Ramsey (Apr 29, 2014)
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New York Times bestsellerYou CAN take control of your money. Build up your money muscles with Americas favorite finance coach.Okay, folks, do you want to turn those fat and flabby expenses into a well-toned budget? Do you want to transform your sad and skinny little bank account into a bulked-up cash machine? Then get with the program, people. Ther...
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The Big Short
Inside the Doomsday Machine (Movie Tie-in Edition) (Movie Tie-in Editions)
by Michael Lewis (Nov 16, 2015)
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From the author of The Blind Side and Moneyball, The Big Short tells the story of four outsiders in the world of high-finance who predict the credit and housing bubble collapse before anyone else. The film adaptation by Adam McKay (Anchorman I and II, The Other Guys) features Academy Award® winners Christian Bale, Brad Pitt, Melissa Leo and Marisa ...
Reminiscences of a Stock Operator
by Edwin Lefevre (Jan 01, 2019)
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2019 Reprint of 1923 Edition. First published in 1923, Reminiscences is a fictionalized account of the life of the securities trader Jesse Livermore. Despite the book's age, it continues to offer insights into the art of trading and speculation. In Jack Schwager's Market Wizards, many of the traders interviewed considered Reminiscences a major sour...
Financial Peace Revisited
New Chapters on Marriage, Singles, Kids and Families
by Dave Ramsey (Jan 26, 2003)
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Dave Ramsey knows what it's like to have it all. By age twenty-six, he had established a four-million-dollar real estate portfolio, only to lose it by age thirty. He has since rebuilt his financial life and, through his workshops and his New York Times business bestsellers Financial Peace and More than Enough, he has helped hundreds of thousands of...
The Rise and Fall of American Growth
The U.S. Standard of Living since the Civil War (The Princeton Economic History of the Western World)
by Robert J. Gordon (Aug 29, 2017)
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How America's high standard of living came to be and why future growth is under threatIn the century after the Civil War, an economic revolution improved the American standard of living in ways previously unimaginable. Electric lighting, indoor plumbing, motor vehicles, air travel, and television transformed households and workplaces. But has that ...
Dave Ramsey's Complete Guide To Money
by Dave Ramsey (Jan 01, 2012)
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Dave Ramsey’s Complete Guide to Money covers the A to Z of Dave’s money teaching, including how to budget, save, dump debt, and invest. If you’re looking for practical information to answer all your “How?” “What?” and “Why?” questions about money, this book is for you. You’ll also learn all about insurance, mortgage options, marketing, bargain hunt...
Richest Man in Babylon - Original Edition
by George S. Clason (Aug 01, 2017)
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Beloved by millions, this timeless classic holds the key to all you desire and everything you wish to accomplish. This is the book that reveals the secret to personal wealth. The Success Secrets of the Ancients—An Assured Road to Happiness and Prosperity Countless readers have been helped by the famous “Babylonian parables,” hailed as the greatest ...
The Sovereign Individual
Mastering the Transition to the Information Age
by James Dale Davidson (Aug 26, 1999)
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Two renowned investment advisors and authors of the bestseller The Great Reckoning bring to light both currents of disaster and the potential for prosperity and renewal in the face of radical changes in human history as we move into the next century. The Sovereign Individual details strategies necessary for adapting financially to the next phase of...
Economics in One Lesson
The Shortest and Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics
by Henry Hazlitt (Dec 14, 1988)
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A million copy seller, Henry Hazlitts Economics in One Lesson is a classic economic primer. But it is also much more, having become a fundamental influence on modern libertarian economics of the type espoused by Ron Paul and others.Considered among the leading economic thinkers of the Austrian School, which includes Carl Menger, Ludwig von Mises, F...
The Making of an American Capitalist
by Roger Lowenstein (Apr 29, 2008)
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The Richest Man in Babylon
by George S. Clason (Apr 28, 2017)
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This hardcover edition is cleanly formatted for easy reading. 12 point Garamond, 1.25 spacing. The Richest Man in Babylon is a timeless classic, revealing the secrets to making money and keeping it. This inspirational book is hailed as the greatest of books on finances. It unveils the secrets to wealth, providing priceless suggestions, advice, unfo...
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The Essays of Warren Buffett
Lessons for Corporate America
by Warren E. Buffett (Apr 11, 2001)
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The definitive work concerning Warren Buffett and intelligent investment philosophy, this is a collection of Buffett's letters to the shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway written over the past few decades that together furnish an enormously valuable informal education. The letters distill in plain words all the basic principles of sound business prac...
Barbarians at the Gate
The Fall of RJR Nabisco
by Bryan Burrough (Dec 01, 2009)
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One of the finest, most compelling accounts of what happened to corporate America and Wall Street in the 1980s.New York Times Book ReviewA #1 New York Times bestseller and arguably the best business narrative ever written, Barbarians at the Gate is the classic account of the fall of RJR Nabisco. An enduring masterpiece of investigative journalism b...
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The Vision of the Anointed
Self-Congratulation as a Basis for Social Policy
by Thomas Sowell (Jun 28, 1996)
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Thomas Sowell's provocative critique of liberalism's failures The Vision of the Anointed is a devastating critique of the mind-set behind the failed social policies of the past thirty years. Thomas Sowell sees what has happened not as a series of isolated mistakes but as a logical consequence of a vision whose defects have led to disasters in educa...
Debt - Updated and Expanded
The First 5,000 Years
by David Graeber (Oct 28, 2014)
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Before there was money, there was debtEvery economics textbook says the same thing: Money was invented to replace onerous and complicated barter systemsto relieve ancient people from having to haul their goods to market. The problem with this version of history? Theres not a shred of evidence to support it.Here anthropologist David Graeber presents...
One Up On Wall Street
How To Use What You Already Know To Make Money In The Market
by Peter Lynch (Apr 03, 2000)
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In easy-to-follow terminology, Lynch offers directions for sorting out the long shots from the no shots by spending just a few minutes with a company's financial statements. His advice for producing "tenbaggers" can turn a stock portfolio into a star performer!...
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Free to Choose
A Personal Statement
by Milton Friedman (Nov 26, 1990)
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The international bestseller on the extent to which personal freedom has been eroded by government regulations and agencies while personal prosperity has been undermined by government spending and economic controls. New Foreword by the Authors; Index....
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The Age of Surveillance Capitalism
The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power
by Shoshana Zuboff (Jan 15, 2019)
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The challenges to humanity posed by the digital future, the first detailed examination of the unprecedented form of power called "surveillance capitalism," and the quest by powerful corporations to predict and control our behavior.In this masterwork of original thinking and research, Shoshana Zuboff provides startling insights into the phenomenon t...
How to Invest in Technology Startups--Timeless Advice from an Angel Investor Who Turned $100,000 into $100,000,000
by Jason Calacanis (Jul 18, 2017)
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One of Silicon Valleys most successful angel investors shares his rules for investing in startups.There are two ways to make money in startups: create something valuableor invest in the people that are creating valuable things.Over the past twenty-five years, Jason Calacanis has made a fortune investing in creators, spotting and helping build and f...
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The Shock Doctrine
The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
by Naomi Klein (Jun 24, 2008)
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In her ground-breaking reporting from Iraq, Naomi Klein exposed how the trauma of invasion was being exploited to remake the country in the interest of foreign corporations. She called it "disaster capitalism." Covering Sri Lanka in the wake of the tsunami, and New Orleans post-Katrina, she witnessed something remarkably similar. People still reeli...
Market Wizards, Updated
Interviews with Top Traders
by Jack D. Schwager (Feb 07, 2012)
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The world's top trader's reveal the secrets of their phenomenal success!How do the world's most successful traders amass tens, hundreds of millions of dollars a year? Are they masters of an occult knowledge, lucky winners in a random market lottery, natural-born virtuosi--Mozarts of the markets? In search of an answer, bestselling author Jack D. Sc...
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The Divide
American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
by Matt Taibbi (Oct 21, 2014)
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST, NPR, AND KIRKUS REVIEWSA scathing portrait of an urgent new American crisis  Over the last two decades, America has been falling deeper and deeper into a statistical mystery:  Poverty goes up. Crime goes down. The prison population doubles.Fraud by the rich w...
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Utopia for Realists
How We Can Build the Ideal World
by Rutger Bregman (Mar 27, 2018)
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From a universal basic income to a 15-hour workweek, from a world without borders to a world without poverty – it’s time to return to utopian thinking.Rutger Bregman takes us on a journey through history, beyond the traditional left-right divides, as he introduces ideas whose time has come. Utopia for Realists is one of those rare books that takes ...
How Asia Works
by Joe Studwell (May 20, 2014)
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“Pithy, well-written and intellectually vigorous . . . Studwell’s thesis is bold, his arguments persuasive, and his style pugnacious. It adds up to a highly readable and important book.” —Financial TimesIn the 1980s and 1990s many in the West came to believe in the myth of an East-Asian economic miracle, with countries seen as not just development ...
Black Edge
Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street
by Sheelah Kolhatkar (Jan 23, 2018)
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The story of billionaire trader Steven Cohen, the rise and fall of his hedge fund SAC Capital, and the largest insider trading investigation in history for readers of The Big Short, Den of Thieves, and Dark MoneySteven A. Cohen changed Wall Street. He and his fellow pioneers of the hedge fund industry didn t lay railroads, build factories, or inven...
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Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings
by Philip A. Fisher (Aug 28, 2003)
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Widely respected and admired, Philip Fisher is among the most influential investors of all time. His investment philosophies, introduced almost forty years ago, are not only studied and applied by today's financiers and investors, but are also regarded by many as gospel. This book is invaluable reading and has been since it was first published in 1...
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How to Get Rich
One of the World's Greatest Entrepreneurs Shares His Secrets
by Felix Dennis (May 26, 2009)
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Felix Dennis is an expert at proving people wrong. Starting as a college dropout with no family money, he created a publishing empire, founded Maxim magazine, made himself one of the richest people in the UK, and had a blast in the process.How to Get Rich is different from any other book on the subject because Dennis isn't selling snake oil, invest...
Things That Gain from Disorder (Incerto)
by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (Jan 28, 2014)
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Antifragile is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, and The Bed of Procrustes.Nassim Nicholas Taleb, the bestsell...
Common Sense on Mutual Funds
Fully Updated 10th Anniversary Edition
by John C. Bogle (Dec 02, 2009)
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John C. Bogle shares his extensive insights on investing in mutual funds Since the first edition of Common Sense on Mutual Funds was published in 1999, much has changed, and no one is more aware of this than mutual fund pioneer John Bogle. Now, in this completely updated Second Edition, Bogle returns to take another critical look at the mutual fun...
When Genius Failed
The Rise and Fall of Long Term Capital Management
by Roger Lowenstein (Jan 01, 2002)
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This title tells the story of long-term capital management where a group of elite investors believe they can beat the market and, like alchemists, create limitless wealth for themselves and their partners. In fact, they create a trillion-dollar hole in the international banking system....
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The Worldly Philosophers
The Lives, Times And Ideas Of The Great Economic Thinkers, Seventh Edition
by Robert L. Heilbroner (Aug 10, 1999)
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The Worldly Philosophers not only enables us to see more deeply into our history but helps us better understand our own times. In this seventh edition, Robert L. Heilbroner provides a new theme that connects thinkers as diverse as Adam Smith and Karl Marx. The theme is the common focus of their highly varied ideasnamely, the search to understand ho...
Stress Test
Reflections on Financial Crises
by Timothy F. Geithner (May 05, 2015)
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As president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and then as President Barack Obama’s secretary of the Treasury, Timothy F. Geithner helped the United States navigate the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, from boom to bust to rescue to recovery. In a candid, riveting, and historically illuminating memoir, he takes readers behin...
The Accidental Superpower
The Next Generation of American Preeminence and the Coming Global Disorder
by Mr. Peter Zeihan (Feb 23, 2016)
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In the bestselling tradition of The World Is Flat and The Next 100 Years, The Accidental Superpower will be a much discussed, contrarian, and eye-opening assessment of American power. Near the end of the Second World War, the United States made a bold strategic gambit that rewired the international system. Empires were abolished and replaced by a g...
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More from Less
The Surprising Story of How We Learned to Prosper Using Fewer Resources―and What Happens Next
by Andrew McAfee (Oct 08, 2019)
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From the coauthor of the New York Times bestseller The Second Machine Age, a compelling argumentmasterfully researched and brilliantly articulatedthat we have at last learned how to increase human prosperity while treading more lightly on our planet. Throughout history, the only way for humanity to grow was by degrading the Earth: chopping down for...
You Can Be a Stock Market Genius
Uncover the Secret Hiding Places of Stock Market Profits
by Joel Greenblatt (Feb 25, 1999)
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A comprehensive and practical guide to the stock market from a successful fund managerfilled with case studies, important background information, and all the tools youll need to become a stock market genius.Fund manager Joel Greenblatt has been beating the Dow (with returns of 50 percent a year) for more than a decade. And now, in this highly acces...
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Thinking, Fast and Slow
by Daniel Kahneman (Apr 02, 2013)
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In the highly anticipated Thinking, Fast and Slow, Kahneman takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think. System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional; System 2 is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. Kahneman exposes the extraordinary capabilities—and also the faults and biases—of fas...
The Case Against Socialism
by Rand Paul (Oct 15, 2019)
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A recent poll showed 43% of Americans think more socialism would be a good thing. What do these people not know? Socialism has killed millions, but its now the ideology du jour on American college campuses and among many leftists. Reintroduced by leaders such as Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the ideology manifests itself in starry-ey...
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Think and Grow Rich
by Napoleon Hill (Dec 13, 2016)
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Think and Grow Rich - Over 80 Million Copies Sold This edition of Napoleon Hill's Classic Think and Grow Rich is a reproduction of Napoleon Hill's personal copy of the first edition, the ONLY original version recommended by The Napoleon Hill Foundation, originally printed in March of 1937. The most famous of all teachers of success spent "a fortune...
Margin of Safety
Risk-Averse Value Investing Strategies for the Thoughtful Investor
by Seth A. Klarman (Oct 01, 1991)
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Investors are all too often lured by the prospect of instant millions and fall prey to the many fads of Wall Street. The myriad approaches they adopt offer little or no real prospect for long-term success and invariably run the risk of considerable economic loss - they resemble speculation or outright gambling, not a coherent investment program. Bu...
The White Coat Investor
A Doctor's Guide To Personal Finance And Investing
by James M Dahle MD (Jan 08, 2014)
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Written by a practicing emergency physician, The White Coat Investor is a high-yield manual that specifically deals with the financial issues facing medical students, residents, physicians, dentists, and similar high-income professionals. Doctors are highly-educated and extensively trained at making difficult diagnoses and performing life saving pr...
The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing
by Taylor Larimore (Sep 28, 2007)
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The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing is a slightly irreverent, straightforward guide to investing for everyone. The book offers sound, practical advice, no matter what your age or net worth. Bottomline, become a Boglehead and prosper! Originally just the chat-line ruminations of Boglehead founder Taylor Larimore, and Morningstar forum leading cohorts...
Trading in the Zone
Master the Market with Confidence, Discipline and a Winning Attitude
by Mark Douglas (Apr 01, 2000)
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Douglas uncovers the underlying reasons for lack of consistency and helps traders overcome the ingrained mental habits that cost them money.  He takes on the myths of the market and exposes them one by one teaching traders to look beyond random outcomes, to understand the true realities of risk, and to be comfortable with the "probabilities" of mar...
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The Universal Laws of Life, Growth, and Death in Organisms, Cities, and Companies
by Geoffrey West (May 14, 2018)
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The former head of the Sante Fe Institute, visionary physicist Geoffrey West is a pioneer in the field of complexity science, the science of emergent systems and networks. The term “complexity” can be misleading, however, because what makes West’s discoveries so beautiful is that he has found an underlying simplicity that unites the seemingly compl...
The Book on Rental Property Investing
How to Create Wealth With Intelligent Buy and Hold Real Estate Investing (BiggerPockets Rental Kit)
by Brandon Turner (Oct 28, 2015)
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Every strategy, tool, tip, and technique you need to become a millionaire rental property investor!If you’re considering using real estate investing to build wealth or obtain financial freedom, this book is a must-read. With nearly 400 pages of in-depth advice, The Book on Rental Property Investing imparts practical and exciting strategies that inv...
The Prosperity Paradox
How Innovation Can Lift Nations Out of Poverty
by Clayton M Christensen (Jan 15, 2019)
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Clayton M. Christensen, the author of such business classics as The Innovators Dilemma and the New York Times bestseller How Will You Measure Your Life, and co-authors Efosa Ojomo and Karen Dillon reveal why so many investments in economic development fail to generate sustainable prosperity, and offers a groundbreaking solution for true and lasting...
An American Story
by Amy Goldstein (Jan 02, 2018)
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* Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year * 800-CEO-READ Business Book of the Year * A New York Times Notable Book * A Washington Post Notable Book * An NPR Best Book of 2017 * A Wall Street Journal Best Book of 2017 * An Economist Best Book of 2017 * A Business Insider Best Book of 2017 * “A gripping story of psychological defeat an...
The Road to Serfdom
by F. A. Hayek (Mar 30, 2007)
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An unimpeachable classic work in political philosophy, intellectual and cultural history, and economics, The Road to Serfdom has inspired and infuriated politicians, scholars, and general readers for half a century. Originally published in 1944when Eleanor Roosevelt supported the efforts of Stalin, and Albert Einstein subscribed lock, stock, and ba...
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Human Action
A Treatise on Economics
by Ludwig Von Mises (Oct 10, 2012)
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2012 Reprint of 1949 Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. "Human Action: A Treatise on Economics" is the first comprehensive treatise on economics written by a leading member of the modern Austrian school of economics. Von Mises contribution was very simple, yet at the same time extreme...
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100 Baggers
Stocks That Return 100-to-1 and How To Find Them
by Christopher W Mayer (May 22, 2018)
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This book is about 100-baggers. These are stocks that return $100 for every $1 invested. That means a $10,000 investment turns into $1 million. Chris Mayer can help you find them. It sounds like an outrageous quest with a wildly improbable chance of success. But when Mayer studied 100-baggers of the past, definite patterns emerged. In 100-Baggers...
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The Little Book of Common Sense Investing
The Only Way to Guarantee Your Fair Share of Stock Market Returns
by John C. Bogle (Mar 05, 2007)
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"There are a few investment managers, of course, who are very good - though in the short run, it's difficult to determine whether a great record is due to luck or talent. Most advisors, however, are far better at generating high fees than they are at generating high returns. In truth, their core competence is salesmanship. Rather than listen to the...
Secrets of the Millionaire Mind
Mastering the Inner Game of Wealth
by T. Harv Eker (Feb 15, 2005)
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Secrets of the Millionaire Mind reveals the missing link between wanting success and achieving it!Have you ever wondered why some people seem to get rich easily, while others are destined for a life of financial struggle? Is the difference found in their education, intelligence, skills, timing, work habits, contacts, luck, or their choice of jobs, ...
The Creature from Jekyll Island
A Second Look at the Federal Reserve
by G. Edward Griffin (Sep 11, 2010)
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The quintessential treatise on economics. Cussed and discussed by all from notable politicians to academicians to laypersons. Do you want to know the truth about money? Creature from Jekyll Island will give you the answers to these, and other, questions: Where does money come from? Where does it go? Who makes it? The money magicians' secrets are un...
Golden Gates
Fighting for Housing in America
by Conor Dougherty (Feb 18, 2020)
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A stunning, deeply reported investigation into the housing crisis Spacious and affordable homes used to be the hallmark of American prosperity. Today, however, punishing rents and the increasingly prohibitive cost of ownership have turned housing into the foremost symbol of inequality and an economy gone wrong. Nowhere is this more visible than in...
You are about to discover the profoundly simple yet shockingly effective accounting plug-in that will transform your business from a cash eating monster into a money making machine. In Profit First, Mike Michalowicz, author of The Pumpkin Plan & The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, explains why the GAAP accounting method is contrary to human nature, trap...
Secrets of the Temple
How the Federal Reserve Runs the Country
by William Greider (Nov 01, 1987)
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This book by an eminent journalist tells the story of the wrenching changes that the US economy has been put thru during the Reagan administration.Secrets of the TempleThe Choice of Wall StreetIn the Temple A Pact with the DevilBehavior ModificationThe Liberal ApologyThe Roller Coaster The Money Question The God Almighty DollarDemocratic Money The ...
Doing Good Better
How Effective Altruism Can Help You Make a Difference
by William MacAskill (Jul 28, 2015)
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Most of us want to make a difference. We donate our time and money to charities and causes we deem worthy, choose careers we consider meaningful, and patronize businesses and buy products we believe make the world a better place. Unfortunately, we often base these decisions on assumptions and emotions rather than facts. As a result, even our best i...
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Doughnut Economics
Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist
by Kate Raworth (Mar 29, 2018)
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A Financial Times "Best Book of 2017: Economics"800-CEO-Read "Best Business Book of 2017: Current Events & Public Affairs"Economics is the mother tongue of public policy. It dominates our decision-making for the future, guides multi-billion-dollar investments, and shapes our responses to climate change, inequality, and other environmental and socia...
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Capitalist Realism
Is There No Alternative?
by Mark Fisher (Dec 16, 2009)
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After 1989, capitalism has successfully presented itself as the only realistic political-economic system - a situation that the bank crisis of 2008, far from ending, actually compounded. The book analyses the development and principal features of this capitalist realism as a lived ideological framework. Using examples from politics, films, fiction,...
I Will Teach You To Be Rich
by Ramit Sethi (Mar 23, 2009)
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At last, for a generation that's materially ambitious yet financially clueless comes I Will Teach You To Be Rich, Ramit Sethi's 6-week personal finance program for 20-to-35-year-olds. A completely practical approach delivered with a nonjudgmental style that makes readers want to do what Sethi says, it is based around the four pillars of personal fi...
Smartest Guys in the Room
The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron
by Bethany McLean (Oct 13, 2003)
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There were dozens of books about Watergate, but only All the President's Men gave readers the full story, with all the drama and nuance and exclusive reporting. And thirty years later, if you're going to read only one book on Watergate, that's still the one. Today, Enron is the biggest business story of our time, and Fortune senior writers Bethany ...
Smart Money Smart Kids
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by Dave Ramsey (Apr 22, 2014)
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Dave Ramsey and Rachel Cruze teach parents how to raise money-smart kids in a debt-filled world....
Millionaire Teacher
The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School
by Andrew Hallam (Nov 01, 2011)
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The incredible story of how a schoolteacher built a million-dollar portfolio, and how you can too Most people wouldn't expect a schoolteacher to amass a million-dollar investment account. But Andrew Hallam did so, long before the typical retirement age. And now, with Millionaire Teacher, he wants to show you how to follow in his footsteps. With liv...
The Quest for Cosmic Justice
by Thomas Sowell (Feb 05, 2002)
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This book is about the great moral issues underlying many of the headline-making political controversies of our times. It is not a comforting book but a book about disturbing and dangerous trends. The Quest for Cosmic Justice shows how confused conceptions of justice end up promoting injustice, how confused conceptions of equality end up promoting ...
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Mastering Bitcoin
Unlocking Digital Cryptocurrencies
by Andreas M. Antonopoulos (Dec 19, 2014)
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Want to join the technological revolution that's taking the world of finance by storm? Mastering Bitcoin is your guide through the seemingly complex world of bitcoin, providing the requisite knowledge to help you participate in the internet of money. Whether you're building the next killer app, investing in a startup, or simply curious about the te...
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The Millionaire Mind
by Thomas J. Stanley (Aug 02, 2001)
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The Barnes & Noble Review Who is the average millionaire? Does he eat gourmet or fast food? Does he drive fancy cars, take chic vacations, and indulge wherever and whenever he can? Or does he resole his shoes, turn off the air conditioning when he leaves the house, and spend a lot of time at home with close friends and family? Through his surveys o...
The Great Transformation
The Political and Economic Origins of Our Time
by Karl Polanyi (Mar 27, 2001)
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In this classic work of economic history and social theory, Karl Polanyi analyzes the economic and social changes brought about by the "great transformation" of the Industrial Revolution. His analysis explains not only the deficiencies of the self-regulating market, but the potentially dire social consequences of untempered market capitalism. New i...
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The Decentralized Alternative to Central Banking
by Saifedean Ammous (Apr 24, 2018)
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Bitcoin is the newest technology for moneyfind out how it fits in the future.Bitcoin is the digital age's novel, decentralized, and automated solution to the problem of money: accessible worldwide, controlled by nobody. Can this young upstart money challenge the global monetary order? Economist Saifedean Ammous traces the history of the technologie...
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Berkshire Hathaway Letters to Shareholders
by Warren Buffett (Jan 01, 2016)
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This book compiles the full, un-edited versions of every one of Warren Buffett's letters to the shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway. In addition to providing an astounding case study on Berkshire's success, Buffett shows an incredible willingness to share his methods and act as a teacher to his many students....
Market Wizards
by Jack D. Schwager (Jan 01, 1900)
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What separates the world's top traders from the vast majority of unsuccessful investors? Jack Schwager sets out to answer tis question in his interviews with superstar money-makers including Bruce Kovner, Richard Dennis, Paul Tudor Jones, Michel Steinhardt, Ed Seykota, Marty Schwartz, Tom Baldwin, and more in "Market Wizards: Interviews with Top Tr...
The Science of Getting Rich
How To Make Money And Get The Life You Want
by Wallace D Wattles (Jul 01, 2018)
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As featured in the bestselling book The Secret, here is the landmark guide to wealth creation republished with the classic essay “How to Get What You Want.” Wallace D. Wattles spent a lifetime considering the laws of success as he found them in the work of the world’s great philosophers. He then turned his life effort into this simple, slender book...
The Making of Behavioral Economics
by Richard H. Thaler (Jun 14, 2016)
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Nobel laureate Richard H. Thaler has spent his career studying the radical notion that the central agents in the economy are humans—predictable, error-prone individuals. Misbehaving is his arresting, frequently hilarious account of the struggle to bring an academic discipline back down to earth—and change the way we think about economics, ourselves...
Digital Gold
Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money
by Nathaniel Popper (May 24, 2016)
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New York Times Book Review Editors ChoiceSHORTLISTED FOR THE 2015 FINANCIAL TIMES AND MCKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEARA New York Times technology and business reporter charts the dramatic rise of Bitcoin and the fascinating personalities who are striving to create a new global money for the Internet age.Digital Gold is New York Times reporter Nat...
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by Michael Lewis (Mar 15, 2010)
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The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar’s Poker. Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he landed a job at Salomon Brothers, one of Wall Street’s premier investment firms. During the next three years, Lewis rose from callow trainee to bond salesman, raking in millions for...
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by Alice Schroeder (Oct 27, 2009)
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Here is THE book recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, Warren Buffett. The legendary Omaha investor has never written a memoir, but now he has allowed one writer, Alice Schroeder, unprecedented access to explore directly with him and with those closest to him his work, opinions, struggles, triumphs, follies, a...
Trade Like a Stock Market Wizard
How to Achieve Super Performance in Stocks in Any Market
by Mark Minervini (Apr 11, 2013)
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"Minervini has run circles around most PhDs trying to design systems to beat the market." -- JACK SCHWAGER, bestselling author of Stock Market Wizards"Mark's book has to be on every investor's bookshelf. It is about the most comprehensive work I have ever read on investing in growth stocks." -- DAVID RYAN, three-time U.S. Investing Champion"[Minerv...
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The Untold Story of the Scientific Betting System That Beat the Casinos and Wall Street
by William Poundstone (Sep 19, 2006)
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In 1956 two Bell Labs scientists discovered the scientific formula for getting rich. One was mathematician Claude Shannon, neurotic father of our digital age, whose genius is ranked with Einstein's. The other was John L. Kelly Jr., a Texas-born, gun-toting physicist. Together they applied the science of information theorythe basis of computers and ...
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The Fatal Conceit
The Errors of Socialism (Volume 1) (The Collected Works of F. A. Hayek)
by F. A. Hayek (Aug 28, 1991)
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Hayek gives the main arguments for the free-market case and presents his manifesto on the "errors of socialism." Hayek argues that socialism has, from its origins, been mistaken on factual, and even on logical, grounds and that its repeated failures in the many different practical applications of socialist ideas that this century has witnessed were...
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Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence
by Stephen A. Schwarzman (Sep 17, 2019)
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From Blackstone chairman, CEO, and co-founder Stephen A. Schwarzman, a long-awaited book that uses impactful episodes from Schwarzman's life to show readers how to build, transform, and lead thriving organizations. Whether you are a student, entrepreneur, philanthropist, executive, or simply someone looking for ways to max...
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This Changes Everything
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by Naomi Klein (Aug 04, 2015)
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Forget everything you think you know about global warming. It's not about carbon – it's about capitalism. The good news is that we can seize this crisis to transform our failed economic system and build something radically better.In her most provocative book yet, Naomi Klein, author of the global bestsellers Shock Doctrine and No Logo, exposes the ...
Flash Boys
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by Michael Lewis (Mar 23, 2015)
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#1 New York Times Bestseller With a new AfterwordIn Michael Lewis's game-changing bestseller, a small group of Wall Street iconoclasts realize that the U.S. stock market has been rigged for the benefit of insiders. They band togethersome of them walking away from seven-figure salariesto investigate, expose, and reform the insidious new ways that W...
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Sacred Economics
Money, Gift, and Society in the Age of Transition
by Charles Eisenstein (Jul 12, 2011)
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Sacred Economics traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, revealing how the money system has contributed to alienation, competition, and scarcity, destroyed community, and necessitated endless growth. Today, these trends have reached their extreme—but in the wake of their collapse, we may find great opportunity ...
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