500 of the Most Witty, Acerbic & Erudite Things Ever Said About Money (2nd Revised edition)

500 of the Most Witty, Acerbic & Erudite Things Ever Said About Money (2nd Revised edition)

By: Philip Jenks (author)Paperback

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This is a collection of the most memorable quotes on money, wealth, investment, and business success, from a wide variety of sources, including: Legendary investors: Warren Buffett, Peter Lynch, Jim Slater; Old-time billionaires: John D. Rockefeller, J. Paul Getty, Andrew Carnegie; Big swinging dicks: Bill Gates, Chris Gent, Allan Leighton; Entrepreneurs: Sam Walton, Ray Kroc, Jeff Bezos; Wits: H.L. Mencken, Oscar Wilde and Dorothy Parker Comedians: Woody Allen, Steve Martin and Stephen Fry; Bankers and economists: Milton Friedman, J.K. Galbraith, John Maynard Keynes; Statesmen: Napoleon, Churchill, Thatcher; Rogues: Robert Maxwell, Ivan Boesky, Al Capone; Philosophers: Hegel, Goethe, Aristotle; and many more! Ordered by subject, with a comprehensive index, this book contains sharp insights, witty one-liners, and thoughtful observations of the highest calibre. Whether you want something fun to dip into, or you want to pepper your conversation and writing with apercus which will have your audience gasping in admiration, this is the source.

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About Author

Philip Jenks is one of the founders of Harriman House. After qualifying as a barrister in 1987, he set up the business to publish a satirical guide about the legal profession, before guiding it into its current specialism in finance.


1. First principles The nature of investing Risk Time 2. Buying shares General guidelines The 'efficiency of markets' theory The qualities of good companies The difference between price and value Value investing Contrarian investing Small caps and growth stocks Technology stocks 3. Researching companies The necessity for research Reports and accounts Quality of management Inside information and tips Research from professional analysts 4. Portfolio management Diversification Buy-and-hold Movement of share prices Bull & bear markets Timing the markets When to sell New issues 5. Fund managers 6. Short-term trading Key axioms The emotional aspect of trading 7. Deals and dealmakers 8. Ethics and governance 9. Crime and scams 10. Banking 11. Political economy Economic policy Inflation Currencies and exchange rates Economists 12. Dotcoms and other manias 13. Oops! 14. Tax 15. Money and life 16. Getting rich 17. Work 18. Spending it 19. Losing it 20. Dying rich 21. Success and failure Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 14/04/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781897597972
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9781897597972
  • weight: 177
  • ISBN10: 1897597975
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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