Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street: The New York Times bestseller Bill Gates calls…


‘The best business book I’ve ever read.’ Bill Gates, Wall Street Journal’The Michael Lewis of his day.’ New York TimesWhat do the $350 million Ford Motor Company disaster known as the Edsel, the fast and incredible rise of Xerox, and the unbelievable scandals at General Electric and Texas Gulf Sulphur have in common? Each is an example of how an iconic company was defined by a particular moment of fame or notoriety. These notable and fascinating accounts are as relevant today to understanding the intricacies of corporate life as they were when the events happened.Stories about Wall Street are infused with drama and adventure and reveal the machinations and volatile nature of the world of finance. John Brooks’s insightful reportage is so full of personality and critical detail that whether he is looking at the astounding market crash of 1962, the collapse of a well-known brokerage firm or the bold attempt by American bankers to save the British pound, one gets the sense that history really does repeat itself.This business classic written by longtime New Yorker contributor John Brooks is an insightful and engaging look into corporate and financial life in America.

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‘One of the best enterprise ebook I’ve ever learn.’ Invoice Gates, Wall Road Journal’The Michael Lewis of his day.’ New York TimesWhat do the $350 million Ford Motor Firm catastrophe often called the Edsel, the quick and unbelievable rise of Xerox, and the unbelievable scandals at Basic Electrical and Texas Gulf Sulphur have in frequent? Every is an instance of how an iconic firm was outlined by a selected second of fame or notoriety. These notable and engaging accounts are as related at the moment to understanding the intricacies of company life as they had been when the occasions occurred.Tales about Wall Road are infused with drama and journey and reveal the machinations and risky nature of the world of finance. John Brooks’s insightful reportage is so filled with character and demanding element that whether or not he’s wanting on the astounding market crash of 1962, the collapse of a well known brokerage agency or the daring try by American bankers to save lots of the British pound, one will get the sense that historical past actually does repeat itself.This enterprise traditional written by longtime New Yorker contributor John Brooks is an insightful and fascinating look into company and monetary life in America.

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