It Was a Very Good Year

It Was a Very Good Year

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What, if anything, do the most spectacular, higha€“performance periods of the twentietha€“century stock market have in common? And most importantly: Can we predict when they will occur again? In this fascinating investigation, acclaimed author and financial authority Martin S. Fridson probes the past, leading an exhilarating tour through each of the twentietha€“century stock marketa€²s golden years. Illuminating, entertaining, and rich in historical anecdotes, Fridsona€²s book treats us to the opinions and investment strategies of some of the most prominent and intriguing figures on the scene. qTimely, informative, and highly readable . . . It Was a Very Good Year offers wonderful insights into the years that provided spectacular gains in the past. There are important lessons in this book for all€“Henry Kaufman, President, Henry Kaufman a Company, Inc. qA useful and extremely entertaining book. Ita€²s loaded with fascinating stock market lore and helpful investment approaches. I learned a lot and thoroughly enjoyed myself along the€“Byron R. Wien, Managing Director, Investment Strategist for U.S. Equities, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter qFinancial history with a purposea€“it is a Very Good€“James Grant, Editor, Granta€²s Interest Rate Observer qWith this book, Marty Fridson joins the ranks of the musta€“read economic and financial historians. He is that rare combination of scholar, wit, raconteur, and man with an eye on the bottom line. Read it for amusement, education, or profit. You cana€²t€“Ben Stein, writer, law professor at Pepperdine University and host of Win Ben Steina€²s MoneyExtraordinary Moments in Stock Market History Martin S. Fridson. publishera#39;s legacy was the ... Helped by the revived money market, stock prices recovered by 1 1 percent during the panic yeara#39;s final month and a half. The favorable trend wasanbsp;...

Title:It Was a Very Good Year
Author:Martin S. Fridson
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 1998


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