Phantom Of Fear

Author: Robert Lynn Fuller
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786486856
Size: 57.13 MB
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Phantom Of Fear from the Author: Robert Lynn Fuller. "This narrative history recounts and explains the economic, financial and political backgrounds of the banking panic, arguing that the holiday was not only unnecessary but actually damaging to the economy. The holiday did, however, provide Roosevelt with the momentum to push through a series of historic reforms that remade the federal government"--Provided by publisher.

It Was A Very Good Year

Author: Martin S. Fridson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471174004
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It Was A Very Good Year from the Author: Martin S. Fridson. What, if anything, do the most spectacular, high–performance periods of the twentieth–century stock market have in common? And most importantly: Can we predict when they will occur again? In this fascinating investigation, acclaimed author and financial authority Martin S. Fridson probes the past, leading an exhilarating tour through each of the twentieth–century stock market′s golden years. Illuminating, entertaining, and rich in historical anecdotes, Fridson′s book treats us to the opinions and investment strategies of some of the most prominent and intriguing figures on the scene. "Timely, informative, and highly readable . . . It Was a Very Good Year offers wonderful insights into the years that provided spectacular gains in the past. There are important lessons in this book for all investors."–Henry Kaufman, President, Henry Kaufman & Company, Inc. "A useful and extremely entertaining book. It′s loaded with fascinating stock market lore and helpful investment approaches. I learned a lot and thoroughly enjoyed myself along the way."–Byron R. Wien, Managing Director, Investment Strategist for U.S. Equities, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter "Financial history with a purpose–it is a Very Good Book."–James Grant, Editor, Grant′s Interest Rate Observer "With this book, Marty Fridson joins the ranks of the must–read economic and financial historians. He is that rare combination of scholar, wit, raconteur, and man with an eye on the bottom line. Read it for amusement, education, or profit. You can′t lose."–Ben Stein, writer, law professor at Pepperdine University and host of Win Ben Stein′s Money