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…

What Works on Wall Street

Author: James O’Shaughnessy

Recent history has witnessed one of the worst stock market beatings ever. As a result, abysmal returns are being called “the new normal,” financial “experts” are ringing the death knell of buy-and-hold, and investors’ faith in equities has hit an all-time low. You have two choices. You…

The Great Crash 1929

Author: John Kenneth Galbraith

The classic examination of the 1929 financial collapse, with an introduction by economist James K. Galbraith Of John Kenneth Galbraith’s The Great Crash 1929, the Atlantic Monthly said: “Economic writings are seldom notable for their entertainment value, but this book is. Galbraith’s prose…

The New Empire of Debt: The rise and fall of an epic financial bubble

Author: Will Bonner & Addison Wiggin

An updated look at the United States’ precarious position given the recent financial turmoil In The New Empire of Debt, financial writers Bill Bonner and Addison Wiggin return to reveal how the financial crisis that has plagued the United States will soon bring an end to this once great…

Family Fortunes: How to build wealth and hold on to it for 100 years

Author: Bill Bonner & Will Bonner

From trusted New York Times bestselling author Bill Bonner comes a radical new way to look at family money and a practical, actionable guide to getting and maintaining multigenerational wealth. Family Fortunes: How to Build Family Wealth and Hold on to It for 100 Years is packed with useful…

The Bucks Stop Here

Author: Jim Parton

By most people’s standards, Jim Parton was being paid vast sums of money for doing nothing very much in the City. That is until, right in the middle of the recession, he is unceremoniously fired by his ungrateful boss. Sound familiar? Of course. But this is not 2009 mid credit crunch, this is the…

Tomorrow’s Gold: Asia’s age of discovery

Author: Marc Faber

Renowned investment advisor Marc Faber sets out to find tomorrow s gold the outperforming asset classes of the future. Far from being a sensational reading of the runes, this book delves deep into the past, to chart how old investor trends developed and assess how new patterns might emerge.

Liar’s Poker

Author: Michael Lewis

The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar’s Poker. Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he landed a job at Salomon Brothers, one of Wall Street’s premier investment firms. During the next three years, Lewis rose…