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The Growth Map: Economic Opportunity in the BRICs

Author: Jim O’neill

In 2001, Jim O’Neill predicted the fastest growing economies of the past decade. Now he’s back to explore the new growth markets we should all be watching closely today. It’s been ten years since Jim O’Neill conceived of the BRIC acronym. He and his team made a startling prediction:

High Financier: The Lives and Time of Siegmund Warburg

Author: Niall Ferguson

In this groundbreaking biography, based on more than 10,000 hitherto unavailable letters and diary entries, Niall Ferguson returns to his roots as a financial historian to tell the story of the extraordinary Siegmund Warburg. A refugee from Hitler’s Germany, Warburg rose to become the dominant…

Free to Trade

Author: Michael Ridpath

Paul Murray, a junior bond trader, loves his job and is keen to make a good impression. When his colleague, Debbie Chater, is found dead in the Thames, his life is turned upside-down. His search for an explanation uncovers a web of deception, fraud and murder, and questions that remain unanswered.

The Fear Index

Author: Robert Harris

High tech finance and sophisticated computer programming combine in this terrifying and fiendishly smart new novel from Robert Harris. Dr. Alex Hoffmann stays out of the public spotlight, but within the secretive inner circles of the ultra-rich he is a legend. And now he has developed a…

The Ascent of Money

A richly original look at the origins of money and how it makes the world go around Niall Ferguson follows the money to tell the human story behind the evolution of our financial system, from its genesis in ancient Mesopotamia to the latest upheavals on what he calls Planet Finance. What?s more,…

Eat the Rich

In the tradition of his contemporary classic Parliament of Whores, the man who The Wall Street Journal calls “the funniest writer in America” is back with Eat the Rich, in which he takes on the global economy. P. J. O’Rourke leads you on an hysterical whirlwind world tour from the “good capitalism”…

The Intelligent Investor: the definitive book on value investing

Author: Benjamin Graham

This classic text is annotated to update Graham’s timeless wisdom for today’s market conditions… The greatest investment advisor of the twentieth century, Benjamin Graham, taught and inspired people worldwide. Graham’s philosophy of “value investing” — which shields investors from substantial…