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Bitcoin Billionaires
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 140 Ratings

Bitcoin Billionaires

By Ben Mezrich

  • Release Date: 2019-05-21
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

From Ben Mezrich, the New York Times bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires and Bringing Down the House, comes Bitcoin Billionaires--the fascinating story of brothers Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss's big bet on crypto-currency and its dazzling pay-off. Ben Mezrich's 2009 bestseller The Accidental Billionaires is the definitive account of Facebook's founding and the basis for the Academy Award–winning film The Social Network. Two of the story's iconic characters are Harvard students Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss: id...

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The Little Book That Still Beats the Market
Score: 4
4
From 114 Ratings

The Little Book That Still Beats the Market

By Joel Greenblatt & Andrew Tobias

  • Release Date: 2010-08-26
  • Genre: Finance

In 2005, Joel Greenblatt published a book that is already considered one of the classics of finance literature. In The Little Book that Beats the Market—a New York Times bestseller with 300,000 copies in print—Greenblatt explained how investors can outperform the popular market averages by simply and systematically applying a formula that seeks out good businesses when they are available at bargain prices. Now, with a new Introduction and Afterword for 2010, The Little Book that Still Beats the Market updates and expands...

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Liar's Poker
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 932 Ratings

Liar's Poker

By Michael Lewis

  • Release Date: 2010-03-15
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar’s Poker. Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he landed a job at Salomon Brothers, one of Wall Street’s premier investment firms. During the next three years, Lewis rose from callow trainee to bond salesman, raking in millions for the firm and cashing in on a modern-day gold rush. Liar’s Poker is the culmination of those heady, frenzied years—a behind-the-scenes look at a unique and turbulent time i...

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The Bitcoin Standard
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 24 Ratings

The Bitcoin Standard

By Saifedean Ammous

  • Release Date: 2018-03-23
  • Genre: Industries & Professions

When a pseudonymous programmer introduced “a new electronic cash system that’s fully peer-to-peer, with no trusted third party” to a small online mailing list in 2008, very few paid attention. Ten years later, and against all odds, this upstart autonomous decentralized software offers an unstoppable and globally-accessible hard money alternative to modern central banks. The Bitcoin Standard analyzes the historical context to the rise of Bitcoin, the economic properties that have allowed it to grow quickly, and its like...

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Japanese Candlestick Charting Techniques
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 15 Ratings

Japanese Candlestick Charting Techniques

By Steve Nison

  • Release Date: 1991-03-22
  • Genre: Investing

A form of technical analysis, Japanese candlestick charts are a versatile tool that can be fused with any other technical tool, and will help improve any technician's market analysis. They can be used for speculation and hedging, for futures, equities or anywhere technical analysis is applied. Seasoned technicians will discover how joining Japanese candlesticks with other technical tools can create a powerful synergy of techniques; amateurs will find out how effective candlestick charts are as a stand-alone charting method. ...

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When Genius Failed
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 115 Ratings

When Genius Failed

By Roger Lowenstein

  • Release Date: 2000-09-12
  • Genre: Finance

“A riveting account that reaches beyond the market landscape to say something universal about risk and triumph, about hubris and failure.”—The New York TimesNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BUSINESSWEEKIn this business classic—now with a new Afterword in which the author draws parallels to the recent financial crisis—Roger Lowenstein captures the gripping roller-coaster ride of Long-Term Capital Management. Drawing on confidential internal memos and interviews with dozens of key players, Lowenstein explai...

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