The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing (Benjamin Graham)

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The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing

“This classic text is annotated to update Graham’s timeless wisdom for today’s market conditions…

The greatest investment advisor of the twentieth century, Benjamin Graham, taught and inspired people worldwide. Graham’s philosophy of ‘value investing’—which shields investors from substantial error and teaches them to develop long-term strategies—has made The Intelligent Investor the stock market bible ever since its original publication in 1949.

Over the years, market developments have proven the wisdom of Graham’s strategies. Continue reading…

The Digital Banking Revolution (Luigi Wewege)

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The Digital Banking Revolution

“Over the past decade financial service innovations have contributed to a completely new way in which customers can bank, threatening the status quo of traditional retail banks, and redefining a banking model which has been in place for generations. These new technological advancements have facilitated the rapid emergence of digital banking firms and FinTech companies, leading to established banks being forced to swiftly increase their pace of digital adoption to stay relevant and stop mass client attrition to these agile financial start-ups. Continue reading…

Berkshire Hathaway Letters to Shareholders (Warren Buffett)

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Berkshire Hathaway Letters to Shareholders

“Warren E. Buffett first took control of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., a small textile company, in April of 1965. A share changed hands for around $18 at the time. Fifty-two letters to shareholders later, the same share traded for $244,121, compounding investor capital at just over 20% per year—a multiplier of 13,562 times.

This book compiles the full, un-edited versions of every one of Warren Buffett’s letters to the shareholders from 1965 to 2016, including 1965–1976 letters not available on Berkshire’s website. Continue reading…

Unholy Trinity: The IMF, World Bank and WTO (Richard Peet)

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Unholy Trinity: The IMF, World Bank and WTO

“Who really runs the global economy? Who benefits most from it?

The answer is a triad of ‘governance institutions’—the IMF, the World Bank and the WTO. Globalization massively increased the power of these institutions and they drastically affected the livelihoods of peoples across the world. Yet they operate undemocratically and aggressively promote a particular kind of neoliberal capitalism. Under the ‘Washington Consensus’ they proposed, poverty was to be ended by increasing inequality.

This new edition of Unholy Trinity, completely updated and revised, argues that neoliberal global capitalism has now entered a period of crisis so severe that governance will become impossible. Continue reading…

Warren Buffett’s Three Favorite Books: A Guide to The Intelligent Investor, Security Analysis, and The Wealth of Nations (Preston George Pysh)

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Warren Buffett’s Three Favorite Books: A Guide to The Intelligent Investor, Security Analysis, and The Wealth of Nations

“Did you know Warren Buffett, the world’s wealthiest stock investor, is quoted as saying three books have shaped his investment philosophy? For more than half a century, he used the information provided in these three books to go from nothing—to a massive $39 billion net worth. The three books that gave him this wisdom are: The Wealth of Nations (pub. 1776) by Adam Smith, Security Analysis (pub. Continue reading…

The Ten-Day MBA: A Step-by-Step Guide to Mastering the Skills Taught in America’s Top Business Schools (Steven A. Silbiger)

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The Ten-Day MBA: A Step-by-Step Guide to Mastering the Skills Taught in America’s Top Business Schools

The Ten-Day MBA includes the latest topics taught at America’s top business schools, from corporate ethics and compliance to financial planning and real estate to leadership and negotiation. With more than 400,000 copies sold around the world, this internationally acclaimed guide distills the lessons of the most popular business school courses taught at Harvard, Stanford, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Chicago, Northwestern, and the University of Virginia. Continue reading…

The Evolution of Wealth (Jerry D. Ward)

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The Evolution of Wealth

“This is the story of how people much like us progressed from stone tools and hard lives to levels of almost unbelievable wealth and comfort—at least for those of us born in the right place. It was not a planned transition; it was the result of the natural behavior of people in reacting to the circumstance of the moment, sometimes successfully, often not. The recounting of the high points of this evolution illuminates how today’s technology and the practices of our political economy came into being. Continue reading…

Adults In The Room: My Battle With Europe’s Deep Establishment (Yanis Varoufakis)

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Adults In The Room: My Battle With Europe’s Deep Establishment

“What happens when you take on the establishment? In this blistering, personal account, world-famous economist Yanis Varoufakis blows the lid on Europe’s hidden agenda and exposes what actually goes on in its corridors of power. Varoufakis sparked one of the most spectacular and controversial battles in recent political history when, as finance minister of Greece, he attempted to re-negotiate his country’s relationship with the EU. Despite the mass support of the Greek people and the simple logic of his arguments, he succeeded only in provoking the fury of Europe’s political, financial and media elite. Continue reading…