From Library Journal
- Kenneth J. Cook, Melbourne, Fla.
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
Really interesting, helps you understand the basics well. Very well written!Published 5 months ago by Tommy Braet
This is a very nice book to read. If you are studying investments this will put everything you learn together for you in the time the ideas were developed; the people, the time and... Read morePublished 5 months ago by 456Scotty
I once read somewhere that publishers were reluctant to publish books that had a lot of equations. Something like, for every
equation, the book loses x% of potential... Read more
There's the danger in any book review that the reviewer was expecting one thing, and the author was aiming for something else. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Amos Long
Its a nice book, if you want to know the story behind wall street in a very comprehensible way you need to read this book.Published 20 months ago by Saúl Méndez Aguirre
Capital Ideas: The Improbable Origins of Modern Wall Street by Peter Bernstein is a classic with a great historical perspective.Published 22 months ago by Unknown
A very interesting book, if you like books of Richard Dawkins for sure you will love this one.Published on January 27, 2010 by C. Zamarron
This book is significantly biased towards academic finance and theories. With the sub-title of "the improbable origins of modern wall street" one could expect a greater balance in... Read morePublished on December 28, 2009 by Akiiva
For obvious reasons i.e. "how did we get into this mess", the origins of finance have come under scrutiny. This book provides an excellent historical perspective. Read morePublished on October 4, 2009 by Lewis W.