In this book Elmar Altvater, one of Germany’s leading radical economists, considers the discordant state of the capitalist world today, drawing on bpth green and socialist economics. The end of ‘actually existing socialism’ has been widely hailed as confirmation of the supremacy of market forces. Yet both the post-Communist societies of the East and large parts of the South face a protracted crisis to which the apparently victorious West offers no solution. Against this background Altvater explains why Soviet planning ended in failure, having reproduced many negative features of the Western model without being able to sustain … read more
THE NATIONAL BESTSELLING BOOK THAT EVERY INVESTOR SHOULD OWN
Peter Lynch is America’s number-one money manager. His mantra: Average investors can become experts in their own field and can pick winning stocks as effectively as Wall Street professionals by doing just a little research.
Now, in a new introduction written specifically for this edition of One Up on Wall Street, Lynch gives his take on the incredible rise of Internet stocks, as well as a list of twenty winning companies of high-tech ’90s. That many of these winners are low-tech supports his thesis that amateur … read more
“Even in 2012, Ben Graham is still a hero to me” —Warren Buffett
(from the author’s interview with Buffett for The Einstein of Money)
Warren Buffett has repeatedly acknowledged Benjamin Graham, a man he personally studied and worked under, as the primary influence on his investment approach. Indeed, there is a direct line between the record-shattering investing performance of Buffett (and other value investors) and Graham’s life. In six books and dozens of papers, Graham—widely known as the “Dean of Wall Street”—left an extensive account of an investing system that, as Buffett can attest to, actually works!
In The … read more
Financial security begins with a conversation . . .
And that’s why Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz has teamed up with her father, internationally respected investing pioneer and bestselling author Charles R. Schwab, to produce this excellent family financial primer. This book will help investors succeed whether the stock market is going up or down, both in the present and in the long term. Throughout the book, the authors stress the importance of having regular and effective conversations about money—with a spouse or partner, young children and teenagers, and aging parents—and offer the perfect roadmap for starting and continuing those … read more
Pirates searched for them. Kings hoarded them. Men have murdered for them. And then the world abandoned them, until now. Gold and silver, after 5000 years, are once again entering the spotlight and becoming recognized for their true intrinsic value as real money. People around the world are waking up to the fact that they need to possess these precious metals before it’s too late. Experts predict gold and silver will be the investment of the decade, both because of their value during unstable economical times and their increasing decorative and industrial demands.
This ebook confirms the … read more