Jim Collins – Good to Great

Jim Collins – Good to Great Read The Halo Effect by Phil Rosenzweig for an absolutely devastating debunking of Good to Great (or the “peer review” by Matthew Anderson). I won’t repeat what is readily available in Rosenzweig‘s book, or elsewhere, but will say that Rosenzweig systematically picks apart how Collins seems to have no…

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Jim Cramer – Real Money

Jim Cramer – Real Money Even after repeated boom and bust cycles on Wall Street, it’s still possible to make real money in the stock market—provided investors take a disciplined approach to investing. Financial guru Jim Cramer shows how ordinary investors can prosper, no matter the climate on Wall Street. How do we find hot…

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Jim Cramer’s Mad Money.Watch TV, Get Rich

Jim Cramer’s Mad Money.Watch TV, Get Rich Bestselling author Jim Cramer shows investors how to use the information and advice in his top-rated CNBC show to make money in the stock market. “Investing well isn’t easy, but it is possible. My goal in life is to make it easier for you to make money.” Jim Cramer…

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Jim Gatheral – The Volatility Surface

Jim Gatheral – The Volatility Surface From the Inside Flap Understanding the volatility surface is a key objective for both practitioners and academics in the field of finance. Implied volatilities evolve randomly and so models of the volatility surface—which is formed from implied volatilities of all strikes and expirations—need to explicitly reflect this randomness in…

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Jim Rogers – A Bull in China

Jim Rogers – A Bull in China If the twentieth century was the American century, then the twenty-first century belongs to China. According to the one and only Jim Rogers, who’s been tracking the Chinese economy since he first went to China in 1984, any investor can get in on the ground floor of “the…

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Jim Rogers – Hot Commodities

Jim Rogers – Hot Commodities The next bull market is here. It’s not in stocks. It’s not in bonds. It’s in commodities –and some smart investors will be riding that bull to record returns in the next decade. Before Jim Rogers hit the road to write his bestselling books Investment Biker and Adventure Capitalist, he was one of the…

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Jim Troup & Sharon Michalsky – Divorcing the Dow

Jim Troup & Sharon Michalsky – Divorcing the Dow An investment approach that unlocks the secret of market patterns Based on over forty years of combined author experience as portfolio managers and financial advisors, Divorcing the Dow presents a timely framework for understanding and investing in market cycles. Authors Jim Troup and Sharon Michalsky believe…

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Jing Chen – The Physical foundation of Economics

Jing Chen – The Physical foundation of Economics All human activities, including mental activities, are governed by physical laws and are essentially thermodynamic processes. However, current economic theories are not established on these foundations. This pioneering book seeks to develop an analytical theory of economics on the foundation of thermodynamic laws. A unified understanding of…

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Jing Jian Xiao – Handbook of Consumer Finance Research

Jing Jian Xiao – Handbook of Consumer Finance Research This handbook surveys the social aspects of consumer behavior, offering latest data and original research on current consumer needs as well as identifying emerging areas of research. This accessible volume (which can be read without advanced training in the field) starts with current concepts of risk…

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Joarder Kamruzzaman – Artificial Neural Networks in Finance & Manufacturing

Joarder Kamruzzaman – Artificial Neural Networks in Finance & Manufacturing Two of the most important factors contributing to national and international economy are processing of information for accurate financial forecasting and decision making as well as processing of information for efficient control of manufacturing systems for increased productivity. The associated problems are very complex and…

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Jocelyn Pixley – Emotions in Finance

Jocelyn Pixley – Emotions in Finance Fear and greed are terms that make light of the uncertainty in the finance world. Huge global financial institutions rely on emotional relations of trust and distrust to suppress the uncertainties. Many financial firms develop policies towards risk, rather than accepting the reality of an uncertain future. They amass…

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Jochen Krebs – Agile Portfolio Management

Jochen Krebs – Agile Portfolio Management Agile development processes foster better collaboration, innovation, and results. So why limit their use to software projects—when you can transform your entire business? Written by agile-mentoring expert Jochen Krebs, this book illuminates the opportunities—and rewards—of applying agile processes to your overall IT portfolio. Whether project manager, business analyst, or…

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Joe DiNapoli – Trading With DiNapoli Levels

Joe DiNapoli – Trading With DiNapoli Levels Trading with DiNapoli Levels, is a thoroughly professional and illuminating work. Great care has been taken by the author throughout, to be precise and clear to the reader, stressing the importance of understanding the subject matter correctly. Despite the common belief, that trading is realtively easy, particularly since…

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Joe Duarte – After Hour Trading Made Easy

Joe Duarte – After Hour Trading Made Easy Extend Your Trading and Investing Opportunities—After the Markets Close Have you ever heard important stock news after the closing bell and wished you could buy or sell before the morning gap? Now you can. Using ECNs or an online broker that offers extended-hours access, you can trade…

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Joe Duarte – Futures & Options for Dummies

Joe Duarte – Futures & Options for Dummies The days of buying and holding stocks and mutual funds for years are gone; nowadays, futures and option markets offer some of the best opportunities to make money trading in volatile times. But like all investments, high risk is involved, and in order to become a successful…

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