100 Minds That Made the Market by Kenneth L. Fisher audiobook

100 Minds That Made the Market

By Ken Fisher
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Wall Street is an institution that some, especially today, seem to take for granted. It didn't appear one day from some biblical fairy tale. Instead, Wall Street exists as it does because of nearly two centuries of pioneering, innovation, perspiration, mistakes and scandals. Throughout Wall Street's evolution, survival of the fittest dictated which innovations would be incorporated and which mistakes would be corrected - and it was these improvements that made the market the wonderful institution so many now take for granted. But it was the individuals behind the improvements who drove the making of the market. This book presents 100 such people, each of whom contributed something - a lesson, an innovation, or a scam. Their minds made the innovations and their impact made the market what it is, so ultimately and simply, it was their minds that made the market - hence the book's title. Looking back on their lives in invaluable for anyone who never stopped to think how the market came about and essential for everyone connected with today's market and tomorrow's future. As the saying goes, "Those who do not learn from past mistakes are doomed to repeat them." Here you have 100 of the best teachers available to save you from learning the hard way the lessons their lives so vividly portray. In reading 100 Minds That Made the Market, you will find the story behind Wall Street's gradual formation as fascinating and engrossing as the market itself.

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Wall Street is an institution that some, especially today, seem to take for granted. It didn't appear one day from some biblical fairy tale. Instead, Wall Street exists as it does because of nearly two centuries of pioneering, innovation, perspiration, mistakes and scandals. Throughout Wall Street's evolution, survival of the fittest dictated which innovations would be incorporated and which mistakes would be corrected - and it was these improvements that made the market the wonderful institution so many now take for granted. But it was the individuals behind the improvements who drove the making of the market. This book presents 100 such people, each of whom contributed something - a lesson, an innovation, or a scam. Their minds made the innovations and their impact made the market what it is, so ultimately and simply, it was their minds that made the market - hence the book's title. Looking back on their lives in invaluable for anyone who never stopped to think how the market came about and essential for everyone connected with today's market and tomorrow's future. As the saying goes, "Those who do not learn from past mistakes are doomed to repeat them." Here you have 100 of the best teachers available to save you from learning the hard way the lessons their lives so vividly portray. In reading 100 Minds That Made the Market, you will find the story behind Wall Street's gradual formation as fascinating and engrossing as the market itself.

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Author Bio: Kenneth L. Fisher

Author Bio: Kenneth L. Fisher

Kenneth L. Fisher is best known for his prestigious “Portfolio Strategy” column in Forbes magazine, where his over twenty-eight-year–tenure makes him the fourth longest-running columnist in Forbes’ history. He is the founder, chairman, and CEO of Fisher Investments, an independent global money management firm managing tens of billions for individuals and institutions globally. He has authored numerous professional and scholarly articles, as well as several books, including national bestsellers The Only Three Questions That Count, The Ten Roads to Riches, How to Smell a Rat, Debunkery, and Markets Never Forget (But People Do)

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Business & Economics
Runtime: 17.00
Audience: Adult
Language: English