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Acts of God and Man: Ruminations on Risk and Insurance Acts of God and Man: Ruminations on Risk and Insurance
by Michael R. Powers

A distinctive characteristic of earthquakes, hurricanes, bombings, and other insurance risks is that they impact the values of stocks, bonds, commodities, and other human-made financial products. Michael R. Powers guides readers through the methods available for identifying and measuring risks, financing their consequences, and forecasting their future behavior within the limits of science.



Pandora's Risk: Uncertainty at the Core of Finance Pandora's Risk: Uncertainty at the Core of Finance
by Kent Osband

Sparking a revolution in investment risk analysis, Osband recasts the market as a learning machine rather than a knowledge machine. The market continually errs, corrects itself, and makes new errors. Respecting that process, without idolizing it, will promote wiser investment, trading, and regulation. With uncertainty embedded at its core, Osband's rational approach points to a finance theory worthy of twenty-first-century investing.



The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor
by Howard Marks

After four decades spent ascending to the top of the investment management profession, Howard Marks is today sought out by the world's leading value investors, and his client memos brim with insightful commentary and a time-tested, fundamental philosophy. Now for the first time, all readers can benefit from Marks's wisdom, concentrated into a single volume that speaks to both the amateur and seasoned investor.



Boombustology: Spotting Financial Bubbles Before They Burst Boombustology: Spotting Financial Bubbles Before They Burst
by Vikram Mansharamani

THE WORLD IS in the midst of an accelerating sequence of booms and busts, and despite these developments, no organized multidisciplinary framework exists for thinking about them.



Accounting for Value Accounting for Value
by Stephen Penman

Accounting for Value teaches investors and analysts how to handle accounting in evaluating equity investments. The book's novel approach shows that valuation and accounting are much the same: valuation is actually a matter of accounting for value.



Complicit: How Greed and Collusion Made the Credit Crisis Unstoppable Complicit: How Greed and Collusion Made the Credit Crisis Unstoppable
by Mark Gilbert

The credit crunch is affecting every investor and every consumer, every industry and every government program, yet few people truly understand how it happened. Subprime mortgages have been center stage, but behind the scenes a conspiracy of greed among bankers, investors, rating agencies and regulators has imperiled everyone’s financial future.



Full of Bull: Unscramble Wall Street Doubletalk to Protect and Build Your Portfolio Full of Bull: Unscramble Wall Street Doubletalk to Protect and Build Your Portfolio
by Stephen T. McClellan

The Truth About Wall Street Stock Research--Now 100% Updated for Today's Markets! They mislead. They confuse. You can't afford to listen to one word stock analysts say--especially not right now. Wall Street won't tell you how to protect your capital or steer you toward gains. The Street is good at selling, not analyzing; it wants you to trade, not invest.



Where to Put Your Money NOW: How to Make Super-Safe Investments and Secure Your Future Where to Put Your Money NOW: How to Make Super-Safe Investments and Secure Your Future
by Peter Passell

It's your money. You worked for it. And there's one thing you can be sure of. One day, you and your family will need it. For college tuition. For retirement. For illness. Maybe even just because you want to take a vacation. But in a time when the socks have been knocked off Wall Street, when the world's economy is taking a shocking battering, and when everybody seems to have a horror story about a neighbor or a friend, it's easy to start wondering if your savings will still be there when you need them.



Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is: Investment Strategies for Lifetime Wealth from a #1 Wall Street Stock Picker Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is: Investment Strategies for Lifetime Wealth from a #1 Wall Street Stock Picker
by Natalie Pace

Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is offers a sensible, easy-to-follow yet powerful set of investing strategies for the would-be investor -- from the complete novice to those with experience.



The Little Book of Bull Moves in Bear Markets: How to Keep Your Portfolio Up When the Market Is Down The Little Book of Bull Moves in Bear Markets: How to Keep Your Portfolio Up When the Market Is Down
by Peter D. Schiff

In the wake of falling stock and real estate prices, the American economy is poised for a decade-long bear market, so says Peter Schiff. After he accurately predicted the current market turmoil, savvy investors should pay attention--and start protecting their assets now, before the markets take their toll.



The Intelligent Portfolio: Practical Wisdom on Personal Investing from Financial Engines The Intelligent Portfolio: Practical Wisdom on Personal Investing from Financial Engines
by Christopher L. Jones & William F. Sharpe

The key to good investment decisions is making informed choices. And while you cannot predict the future, it is possible to create investment strategies that can maximize your chances of success. In The Intelligent Portfolio, author Christopher Jones shows you how this can be accomplished.



Fast Profits in Hard Times: 10 Secret Strategies to Make You Rich in an Up or Down Economy Fast Profits in Hard Times: 10 Secret Strategies to Make You Rich in an Up or Down Economy
by Jordan E. Goodman, with Bill Westrom

Do you think you can't profit if the economy is in serious decline? Many investors believe you can earn substantial profits only if it's strong. But in this groundbreaking book, Jordan E. Goodman, "America's Money Answers Man" and an expert with thirty years of experience in the financial media, proves how wrong they can be.