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Bombardiers
Po Bronson
Regardless of how you feel about investment banking ("It's a complete scam!"; "It's a great way to make a killing!"), this non-stop novelistic indictment of the shark-infested financial world--and by extension, much of the corporate world--is bound to make you laugh uproariously--and think deeply. As fast-paced and frenetic as the stock exchange on a Monday morning. Amazon.com
Paperback: Penguin USA
ISBN: 0140254501; Reprint edition (March )

Bull! 144 Stupid Statements from the Market's Fallen Prophets
by Greg Eckler, L.M. Mac Donald
Paperback from Andrews McMeel Publishing

The Number: How the Drive for Quarterly Earnings Corrupted Wall Street and Corporate America
by Alex Berenson
Hardcover from Random House

The Mind of Wall Street: A Legendary Financier on the Perils of Greed and the Mysteries of the Market
by Leon Levy, Eugene Linden
Hardcover from PublicAffairs

Where Are the Customers' Yachts? or A Good Hard Look at Wall Street
by Fred Schwed, Marketplace Books
Paperback from John Wiley & Sons

After the Ball : Gilded Age Secrets, Boardroom Betrayals, and the Party That Ignited the Great Wall Street Scandal of 1905
by Patricia Beard
Hardcover from HarperCollins

The Predators' Ball: The Inside Story of Drexel Burnham and the Rise of the Junk Bond Raiders
Connie Bruck
The story of Michael Milken - his rise and fall.
Paperback: 399 pages
Penguin USA (Paper); ISBN: 0140120904; Updated edition (June 1989)

Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco
Bryan Burrough and John Helyar
Paperback: 576 pages
HarperCollins (paper); ISBN: 0060920386; (January 1991)


Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street
Michael Lewis
An hilarious insider's view.
Paperback: 249 pages
Penguin USA (Paper); ISBN: 0140143459; (October 1990)

The Education of a Speculator
Victor Niederhoffer
Top-performing futures fund manager Victor Niederhoffer is no ordinary Wall Street guru. He never wears shoes in the office, reads no periodicals but the National Enquirer, and draws upon art and music--along with board games and horse racing--for long-term inspiration and ongoing motivation. The Education of a Speculator fully outlines Niederhoffer's proven prescription for competing successfully in today's tumultuous financial markets, in addition to unveiling his fascinating life story. Amazon.com
Paperback: 444 pages
John Wiley & Sons; ISBN: 0471249483;

Investment Biker: Around the World with Jim Rogers
Jim Rogers
Jim Rogers became a Wall Street legend when he and George Soros founded the Quantum Fund. This is the fascinating story of his 1990 investing trip around the world by motorcycle, with many tidbits of hard-headed advice for investing in foreign markets. Amazon.com
Paperback: 402 pages
Adams Media Corporation; ISBN: 1558505296;

Den of Thieves
James B. Stewart
Paperback: Touchstone Books
ISBN: 067179227X; Reprint edition (September 1992)
 
 
 


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