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Angel

Jason Calacanis

Angel

How to Invest in Technology Startups-Timeless Advice from an Angel Investor Who Turned $100,000 into $100,000,000

Coming Soon: July 18, 2017

One of Silicon Valley’s most successful angel investors shares his rules for investing in startups. More

Warren Buffett’s Ground Rules

Jeremy C. Miller

Warren Buffett’s Ground Rules

Words of Wisdom from the Partnership Letters of the World’s Greatest Investor

Published: April 26, 2016

Using the letters Warren Buffett wrote to his partners between 1956 and 1970, a veteran financial advisor presents the renowned guru’s “ground rules” for investing—guidelines that remain startlingly relevant today. In the fourteen years between his time in New York with value-investing guru Benjamin Graham and his start as chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett managed Buffett… More

The Aspirational Investor

Ashvin B. Chhabra

The Aspirational Investor

Taming the Markets to Achieve Your Life’s Goals

Published: June 2, 2015

The Chief Investment Officer of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management explains why goals, not markets, should be the primary focus of your investment strategy—and offers a practical, innovative framework for making smarter choices about aligning your goals to your investment strategy. Today all of us bear the burden of investing wisely, but too many of us are preoccupied with the wrong… More

Beyond the Grave, Revised and Updated Edition

Gerald M. Condon

Beyond the Grave, Revised and Updated Edition

The Right Way and the Wrong Way of Leaving Money to Your Children (and Others)

Published: August 12, 2014

This expert, one-of-a-kind handbook shows you how to ensure that your inheritance instructions will be carried out the way you want them to be; protect your children's inheritance from creditors, ex-spouses, addictions, tax troubles, mismanagement, squandering, and other risks of loss; prevent family conflict that can arise when parents die and children divide the "family money"; … More

The Alternative Answer

Bob Rice

The Alternative Answer

The Nontraditional Investments That Drive the World’s Best-Performing Portfolios

Published: May 14, 2013

The first book to explain the new world of alternative investing, showing how anyone can use nontraditional options to significantly increase returns and lower risks The world's elite investors have long relied on alternative investments to produce superior returns. Until now, these strategies were the exclusive purview of institutions and the superwealthy, but today any informed… More

Man vs. Markets

Paddy Hirsch

Man vs. Markets

Economics Explained (Plain and Simple)

Published: August 28, 2012

Man Vs. Markets by Paddy Hirsch of NPR’s “Marketplace” is economics explained, pure and simple, for the layperson who wouldn’t know a “bond” from an “option,” and who believes that a “future” is when we’ll all have flying cars. Here is an illuminating, insightful, and wonderfully witty journey of discovery through the often confusing financial markets, offering clear, relatable… More

Warren Buffett Invests Like a Girl

The Motley Fool & LouAnn Lofton

Warren Buffett Invests Like a Girl

And Why You Should, Too

Published: April 24, 2012

Investingisn’t a man’s world anymore—and the provocative and enlightening WarrenBuffett Invests Like a Girl shows why that’s a good thing for Wall Street,the global financial system, and your own personal portfolio. An indispensiblenew volume from the multimedia financial education company Motley Fool, WarrenBuffett Invests Like a Girl offers essential advice for every investorhoping to… More

Protecting Your Parents’ Money

Jeff D. Opdyke

Protecting Your Parents’ Money

The Essential Guide to Helping Mom and Dad Navigate the Finances of Retirement

Published: August 9, 2011

Wall Street Journal “Love and Money” columnist Jeff D. Opdyke offers a compassionate and highly effective handbook designed to help elderly parents manage their money. Protecting Your Parents’ Money is the essential guide to helping Mom and Dad navigate the finances of retirement, covering such topics as understanding Medicare, preventing elder fraud, and the hunt for a quality,… More

Motley Fool Million Dollar Portfolio

David Gardner & Tom Gardner

Motley Fool Million Dollar Portfolio

How to Build and Grow a Panic-Proof Investment Portfolio

Published: June 21, 2011

“Motley Fool makes investing fun again.”—BetterInvesting Magazine The mission of Motley Fool—the multimedia financial education company cofounded in 1993 by brothers David and Tom Gardner—is to “educate, amuse, and enrich.” Their valuable, innovative, and entertaining investing book, Motley Fool Million Dollar Portfolio provides insight, pointers, and sometimes very unorthodox advice… More

The WSJ Guide to the 50 Economic Indicators That Really Matter

Simon Constable & Robert E. Wright

The WSJ Guide to the 50 Economic Indicators That Really Matter

From Big Macs to “Zombie Banks,” the Indicators Smart Investors Watch to Beat the Market

Published: May 3, 2011

The Wall Street Journal Guide to the 50 Economic Indicators that Really Matter is a must-have guide for investors. Dow Jones columnist Simon Constable and respected financial historian Robert E. Wright offer valuable tips and insight to help investors forecast and exploit sea changes in the global macroeconomic climate. Unlike other investment handbooks, Constable and Wright’s guide… More

The Myth of the Rational Market

Justin Fox

The Myth of the Rational Market

A History of Risk, Reward, and Delusion on Wall Street

Published: February 8, 2011

“Do we really need yet another book about the financial crisis? Yes, we do—because this one is different….A must-read for anyone who wants to understand the mess we’re in.”—Paul Krugman, New York Times Book Review   “Fox makes business history thrilling.”—St. Louis Post-Dispatch   A lively history of ideas, The Myth of the Rational Market by former Time Magazine economics columnist Justin… More

The Wall Street Journal Guide to Investing in the Apocalypse

James Altucher & Douglas R. Sease

The Wall Street Journal Guide to Investing in the Apocalypse

Make Money by Seeing Opportunity Where Others See Peril

Published: February 1, 2011

In The Wall Street Journal Guide to Investing in the Apocalypse, authors James Altucher and Douglas R. Sease provide investors with provocative and essential guidance that will enable them to take advantage of the lucrative investment opportunities that inevitably will arise when disaster strikes. The only book of its kind currently on the market, this indispensible handbook will help… More

The Wall Street Journal Guide to the New Rules of Personal Finance

Dave Kansas

The Wall Street Journal Guide to the New Rules of Personal Finance

Essential Strategies for Saving, Investing, and Building a Portfolio in a World Turned Upside Down

Published: December 28, 2010

From the world’s most respected business publication comes the definitive guide to the new, ever-changing landscape of personal finance. The Wall Street Journal Guide to the New Rules of Personal Finance is an essential tool for anyone looking for sound financial advice in a world where everything you thought you knew about saving, managing risk, and constructing a portfolio has been… More

The Truth About Money 4th Edition

Ric Edelman

The Truth About Money 4th Edition

Published: December 21, 2010

“A single source for what you need to know to put your financial house in order, an impressive piece of work, and very useful.”—Bob Clark, Editor-in-Chief, Dow Jones Investment Advisor   Ric Edelman, America’s most successful financial advisor, has revised and updated his classic personal finance bestseller to reflect the new global economic outlook. In his 4th edition of The Truth About… More

Piggybanking

Jeff D. Opdyke

Piggybanking

Preparing Your Financial Life for Kids and Your Kids for a Financial Life

Published: March 23, 2010

Piggybanking is a must-have financial guide that shows couples how to afford kids and how to teach them about money. A longtime personal finance writer for the Wall Street Journal, author Jeff D. Opdyke offers invaluable advice for young families no matter what the financial climate—recession or boom—in a one-of-a-kind handbook for “Preparing Your Financial Life for Kids and Your Kids for… More

How to Invest $50-$5,000 10e

Nancy Dunnan

How to Invest $50-$5,000 10e

The Small Investor’s Step-by-Step Plan for Low-Risk Investing in Today’s Economy

Published: December 29, 2009

Now with the latest and safest strategies for smart investing in the new economy A perennial bestseller, Nancy Dunnan’s How to Invest $50-$5,000 has been a trusted advisor for more than two decades. But never before has the economy changed so radically in so short a time. This new edition reflects the latest, smartest strategies for small investing in the current economy, and has fully… More

Money 911

Jean Chatzky

Money 911

Your Most Pressing Money Questions Answered, Your Money Emergencies Solved

Published: December 29, 2009

Jean Chatzky, the popular Today Show financial editor and Oprah contributor, shows readers how to navigate the critical challenges and universal conundrums of personal finance in Money 911. A lifesaver in difficult economic times, Money 911 answers the tough financial questions about how to manage your money in  the face of life-altering events. Like popular personal finance guru… More

Put More Cash in Your Pocket

Loral Langemeier

Put More Cash in Your Pocket

Turn What You Know into Dough

Published: October 13, 2009

Sinking. Slowly. That′s what it feels like. No matter how tight you cinch that belt it never seems like enough. Squeeze another few dollars out of the budget and they′re eaten up by rising prices at the pump or at the checkout. It doesn′t make sense, everyone′s hurting and yet prices keep going up. There is a way out; a way to stop sinking; a way to not just tread water, but to… More

The Capitalist’s Bible

Gretchen Morgenson

The Capitalist’s Bible

The Essential Guide to Free Markets—and Why They Matter to You

Published: September 1, 2009

The Capitalist’s Bible, edited by Gretchen Morgenson, an award-winning journalist with the New York Times, is the essential guide to capitalism and its many languages, customs, and practices. Including thinkers like Adam Smith, concepts like supply and demand, and developments like globalization, The Capitalist’s Bible is an essential primer that clarifies, informs, and answers all the… More

Financially Ever After

Jeff D. Opdyke

Financially Ever After

The Couples’ Guide to Managing Money

Published: March 31, 2009

Your Guide to Managing the Real Dollars—and the Real Emotions—of Your Relationship Too often with money, couples face two choices: fight and risk making the situation worse, or keep quiet and risk making the situation worse. Financially Ever After offers a third option: family financial fluency—the insight, knowledge, and vocabulary every couple needs to communicate effectively about… More

The Complete TurtleTrader

Michael W. Covel

The Complete TurtleTrader

How 23 Novice Investors Became Overnight Millionaires

Published: February 24, 2009

This is the true story behind Wall Street legend Richard Dennis, his disciples, the Turtles, and the trading techniques that made them millionaires. What happens when ordinary people are taught a system to make extraordinary money? Richard Dennis made a fortune on Wall Street by investing according to a few simple rules. Convinced that great trading was a skill that could be taught to… More

The Wall Street Journal Guide to the End of Wall Street as We Know It

Dave Kansas

The Wall Street Journal Guide to the End of Wall Street as We Know It

What You Need to Know About the Greatest Financial Crisis of Our Time—and How to Survive It

Published: January 27, 2009

The definitive guide for Main Street readers who want to make sense of what′s happening on Wall Street, and better understand how we got here and what we need to know to in days to come. Written by seasoned financial writer Dave Kansas, this official Wall Street Journal guide will be filled with practical information, revealing what the crisis means for reader′s financial lives, and what… More

The Boomer’s Guide to a Great Retirement

Jonathan D. Pond

The Boomer’s Guide to a Great Retirement

You Can Do It!

Published: December 30, 2008

PBS financial expert Jonathan D. Pond has helped millions of Americans get their personal finances in order. If you’re worried about the state of your retirement, he’ll show you: Why not to believe the scary misinformation put forth by the media and the finance industryHow you can get yourself in shape for retirement, regardless of your salary level or how early you started savingWhy… More

Money for Nothing

Edward Ugel

Money for Nothing

One Man’s Journey through the Dark Side of Lottery Millions

Published: September 23, 2008

For the better part of a decade, Edward Ugel spent his time closing deals with lottery winners, making a lucrative and legitimate—if sometimes not-so-nice—living by taking advantage of their weaknesses . . . weaknesses that, as a gambler himself, he knew all too well. In Money for Nothing, he explores the captivating world of lottery winners and shows us how lotteries and gambling have… More

The Intelligent Investor Rev Ed.

Benjamin Graham

The Intelligent Investor Rev Ed.

Published: February 21, 2006

More than one million hardcovers soldNow available for the first time in paperback! The Classic Text Annotated to Update Graham’s Timeless Wisdom for Today’s Market Conditions The greatest investment advisor of the twentieth century, Benjamin Graham taught and inspired people worldwide. Graham’s philosophy of “value investing"—which shields investors from substantial error and teaches… More

Running Money

Andy Kessler

Running Money

Hedge Fund Honchos, Monster Markets and My Hunt for the Big Score

Published: September 20, 2005

A brilliant investor, a born raconteur and an overall smart-ass, Andy Kessler pulls back the curtain on the world of hedge funds and shows how the guys who run big money think, talk and act. Following on the success of Wall Street Meat, his self-published book on the lives of Wall Street stock analysts, Andy Kessler recounts his years as an extraordinarily successful hedge fund manager.… More

How We Got Here

Andy Kessler

How We Got Here

A Slightly Irreverent History of Technology and Markets

Published: June 14, 2005

Best-selling author Andy Kessler ties up the loose ends from his provocative book, Running Money, with this history of breakthrough technology and the markets that funded them. Expanding on themes first raised in his tour de force, Running Money, Andy Kessler unpacks the entire history of Silicon Valley and Wall Street, from the Industrial Revolution to computers, communications, money,… More

Secrets of the Millionaire Mind

T. Harv Eker

Secrets of the Millionaire Mind

Mastering the Inner Game of Wealth

Published: February 15, 2005

Secrets of the Millionaire Mind reveals the missing link between wanting success and achieving it! Have you ever wondered why some people seem to get rich easily, while others are destined for a life of financial struggle? Is the difference found in their education, intelligence, skills, timing, work habits, contacts, luck, or their choice of jobs, businesses, or investments? The… More

Bull!

Maggie Mahar

Bull!

A History of the Boom and Bust, 1982-2004

Published: October 12, 2004

In 1982, the Dow hovered below 1000. Then, the market rose and rapidly gained speed until it peaked above 11,000. Noted journalist and financial reporter Maggie Mahar has written the first book on the remarkable bull market that began in 1982 and ended just in the early 2000s. For almost two decades, a colorful cast of characters such as Abby Joseph Cohen, Mary Meeker, Henry Blodget, and… More

Wall Street Meat

Andy Kessler

Wall Street Meat

My Narrow Escape from the Stock Market Grinder

Published: January 6, 2004

Wall Street is a funny business. All you have is your reputation. Taint it and someone else will fill your shoes. Longevity comes from maintaining that reputation. Ask Jack Grubman, the All-Star telecom analyst from Salomon Smith Barney; uber-banker Frank Quattrone at CS First Boston; Morgan Stanley’s Mary “Queen of the Net” Meeker; or Merrill Lynch’s Henry Blodget. Well, they probably… More

The IRS Problem Solver

Daniel J. Pilla

The IRS Problem Solver

From Audits to Assessments—How to Solve Your Tax Problems and Keep the IRS Off Your Back Forever

Published: December 23, 2003

Are you burdened with the tax debt of a current or former spouse? Have you just received an IRS computerized or “correction” notice? Are you in danger of having your property seized? Has your tax return been selected for an audit?Is the IRS knocking on your door? If you’ve answered “yes” to any of these questions, you’re not alone: more than twenty-five million taxpayers are faced with… More

Money Masters of Our Time

John Train

Money Masters of Our Time

Published: May 13, 2003

An expert reviews the experts - new and updated appraisals of the winning investment strategies of the greatest financial wizards. Money Masters of Our Time is a reappraisal and revision of those money masters who have stood the test of time plus a look at new money masters. Train emphasises the parts of their various business careers that illuminate their investment techniques focusing… More

Stock Market Wizards

Jack D. Schwager

Stock Market Wizards

Interviews with America’s Top Stock Traders

Published: April 15, 2003

The third in the bestselling Market Wizards series, this time focusing on the barometer of the economy - the stock market. It has been nearly a decade since the publication of the highly successful The New Market Wizards. The interim has witnessed the most dynamic bull market in US stock history, a collapse in commodity prices, dramatic failures in some of the world′s leading hedge… More

Use the News

Maria Bartiromo

Use the News

How To Separate the Noise from the Investment Nuggets and Make Money in Any Economy

Published: June 4, 2002

Explaining the methods that have made her—and her stock picks—famous, Maria Bartiromo tells investors how to use hot information to make money in any market, raging bull or lumbering bear. Packed with sage advice from the most influential people on Wall Street, Use the News is an indispensable investment handbook that will disclose the Wall Street insiders’ secrets and show you how to… More

It’s Not the Big That Eat the Small...It’s the Fast That Eat the Slow

Jason Jennings & Laurence Haughton

It’s Not the Big That Eat the Small...It’s the Fast That Eat the Slow

How to Use Speed as a Competitive Tool in Business

Published: April 16, 2002

Conventional wisdom once told us big companies are unbeatable... and eat smaller competitors for breakfast. Not anymore. These days It’s Not the Big that Eat the Small... It’s the FAST that Eat the Slow! Jason Jennings and Laurence Haughton discovered what separates today’s icons of speed from everybody else. They asked questions like:What is the difference between speed and haste? Where… More

Ordinary People, Extraordinary Wealth

Ric Edelman

Ordinary People, Extraordinary Wealth

The 8 Secrets of How 5,000 Ordinary Americans Became Successful Investors—and How You Can Too

Published: December 26, 2000

How did a secretary, a firefighter, a retired naval officer, a housewife, a construction worker, a schoolteacher, and a pharmacist become wealthy? Bestselling author Ric Edelman has studied the wealth-making habits of these 5,000 other ordinary Americans and reveals his findings in this extraordinary book that outlines in eight easy, practical steps to secrets to achieving and maintaining… More

Wealth Happens One Day at a Time

Brooke M. Stephens

Wealth Happens One Day at a Time

365 Days to a Brighter Financial Future

Published: December 26, 2000

Does a secure financial life seem to difficult to imagine let alone achieve? Does wealth strike you as an impossible dream? Whether you’re living from paycheck to paycheck, or simply confused by the world of stocks, bonds, and brokers, it’s never too late to change your situation. All you need is a little help. By spending just ten to fifteen minutes a day with this immensely helpful… More

Hide Your Assets and Disappear

Edmund Pankau

Hide Your Assets and Disappear

A Step-by-Step Guide to Vanishing Without a Trace

Published: April 26, 2000

A New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller! Are you tired of the way you’re living? Are you fed up with everyone trying to take your most valuable possessions—your money and assets—away? Are you sick of having creditors, the IRS, or a vindictive ex-spouse nipping at your heels? If only you could disappear without a trace...if only you could resurface in some exotic foreign place… More

Beating The Dow Revised Edition

Michael B. O’Higgins & John Downes

Beating The Dow Revised Edition

A High-Return, Low-Risk Method for Investing in the Dow Jones Industrial Stocks with as Little as $5,000

Published: March 22, 2000

In 1991, Michael B. O’Higgins, one of the nation’s top money managers, turned the investment world upside down with an ingenious strategy, showing how all investors—from those with only $5,000 to invest to millionaires—could beat the pros 95% of the time by putting 100% of their equity investment into the high-yield, low-risk “dog” stocks of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. His formula… More

Pit Bull

Martin Schwartz & Amy Hempel

Pit Bull

Lessons from Wall Street’s Champion Day Trader

Published: March 24, 1999

Welcome to the world of Martin “Buzzy” Schwartz, Champion Trader—the man whose nerves of steel and killer instinct in the canyons of Wall Street earned him the well-deserved name “Pit Bull.” This is the true story of how Schwartz became the best of the best, of the people and places he discovered along the way and of the trader’s tricks and techniques he used to make his millions. More

Die Broke

Stephen Pollan & Mark Levine

Die Broke

A Radical Four-Part Financial Plan

Published: September 23, 1998

From America’s most trusted financial advisor comes a comprehensive guide to a new and utterly sane financial choice. In Die Broke, you’ll learn that life is a game where the loser gives his money to Uncle Sam at the end. There are four steps to the process: Quit Today No, don’t tell your boss to shove it...at least not out loud. But in your head accept that from this day on you’re a… More

Hidden Order

David D. Friedman

Hidden Order

Economics of Everyday Life, The

Published: July 18, 1997

David Friedman has never taken an economics class in his life. Sure, he’s taught economics at UCLA. Chicago, Tulane, Cornell, and Santa Clara, but don’t hold that against him. After all, everyone’s an economist. We all make daily decisions that rely, consciously or not, on an acute understanding of economic theory—from picking the fastest checkout tine at the supermarket to voting or not… More

The New Market Wizards

Jack D. Schwager

The New Market Wizards

Conversations with America’s Top Traders

Published: December 10, 1993

In The New Market Wizards, successful traders relate the financial strategies that have rocketed them to success. Asking questions that readers with an interest or involvement in the financial markets would love to pose to the financial superstars, Jack D. Schwager encourages these financial wizards to share their insights. Entertaining, informative, and invaluable, The New Market Wizards… More