Personal Finance and Investing
The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom
Practical and Spiritual Steps So You Can Stop Worrying
Paperback ISBN: 030734584x
The best-selling author of The Courage to Be Rich offers an updated new guide to financial success that shows readers how to obtain control over their money through changing their spending habits; how to understand investments, retirement, insurance, and credit; and how to gain true financial freedom. Original. 100,000 first printing.
Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street
Paperback ISBN: 0140143459
The author recounts his experiences on the lucrative Wall Street bond market of the 1980s, where young traders made millions quickly and easily, in a humorous account of greed and epic folly
How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free
Retirement Wisdom That You Won't Get from Your Financial Advisor
Paperback ISBN: 096941949x
Retirement does not have to mean the end of life-in fact it can mean a whole new beginning to the life you never had time to explore. In HOW TO RETIRE HAPPY, WILD, AND FREE, best-selling author Ernie J. Zelinksi shows that the key to enjoying an active and satisfying retirement is dependent on much more than just having adequate financial resources. It means paying attention to all aspects of life, including leisure activities, creative pursuits, physical and mental well-being, and solid social support. With its friendly format, lively cartoons, and captivating quotations, Zelinski'¬?s guide offers inspirational advice on how to follow your dreams instead of someone else'¬?s, how to put your retirement in proper perspective, and how to enjoy life after work. A retirement guide from best-selling author Ernie J. Zelinski. Features tips for taking early retirement; in fact, the earlier the better. Ernie J. Zelinski'¬?s best-selling THE JOY OF NOT WORKING has sold more than 150,000 copies in 15 languages.
When Markets Collide
Investment Strategies for the Age of Global Economic Change
Hardcover ISBN: 0071592814
A detailed resource offers investors and policy makers a cogent picture of the rapidly changing world financial system and gets readers up to speed on the new economic and investing landscape in the global economy. 40,000 first printing.
What Do you Need for the Rest of Your Life, and What Will It Cost?
Paperback ISBN: 0743270320
Describes how the author successfully secured his family's financial future by changing jobs and moving halfway across the country, sharing the stories of numerous baby boomers that offer insight into achieving key financial goals. By the author of Breaking Eighty. Reprint.
When Genius Failed
The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management
Paperback ISBN: 0375758259
A distinguished financial journalist chronicles the dramatic rise and fall of Long Term Capital Management, a hundred-billion-dollar hedge fund that had to be rescued from collapse by the controversial Federal Reserve buyout, and the implications of the high-stakes financial manipulatons. Reprint. 100,000 first printing.
The Greatest Trade Ever
The Behind-the-scenes Story of How John Paulson Defied Wall Street and Made Financial History
Hardcover ISBN: 0385529910
In 2006, hedge fund manager John Paulson realized something few others suspected--that the housing market and the value of subprime mortgages were grossly inflated and headed for a major fall. Paulson's background was in mergers and acquisitions, however, and he knew little about real estate or how to wager against housing. He had spent a career as an also-ran on Wall Street. But Paulson was convinced this was his chance to make his mark. He just wasn't sure how to do it. Colleagues at investment banks scoffed at him and investors dismissed him. Even pros skeptical about housing shied away from the complicated derivative investments that Paulson was just learning about. But Paulson and a handful of renegade investors such as Jeffrey Greene and Michael Burry began to bet heavily against risky mortgages and precarious financial companies. Timing is everything, though. Initially, Paulson and the others lost tens of millions of dollars as real estate and stocks continued to soar. Rather than back down, however, Paulson redoubled his bets, putting his hedge fund and his reputation on the line. In the summer of 2007, the markets began to implode, bringing Paulson early profits, but also sparking efforts to rescue real estate and derail him. By year's end, though, John Paulson had pulled off the greatest trade in financial history, earning more than $15 billion for his firm--a figure that dwarfed George Soros's billion-dollar currency trade in 1992. Paulson made billions more in 2008 by transforming his gutsy move. Some of the underdog investors who attempted the daring trade also reaped fortunes. But others who got the timing wrong met devastating failure, discovering that being early and right wasn't nearly enough. Written by the prizewinning reporter who broke the story in The Wall Street Journal, The Greatest Trade Ever is a superbly written, fast-paced, behind-the-scenes narrative of how a contrarian foresaw an escalating financial crisis--that outwitted Chuck Prince, Stanley O'Neal, Richard Fuld, and Wall Street's titans--to make financial history.
The Inheritor's Handbook
A Definitive Guide for Beneficiaries
Paperback ISBN: 068486908x
Examines the financial and personal issues facing those receiving an inheritance, discussing wills, trust options, communicating with financial advisers, and managing wealth wisely. Reprint.