To be fair, the complete name of the book is “The Battle of Bretton Woods: John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the Making of… Read More »“The Battle of Bretton Woods” by Benn Steil – A Book Review
Famous or interesting books about investments and finance, reviewed in a throrough and balanced manner.
If there is one thing that is increasing in the modern working world, this is the entropy. Which has as synonym, among other words, “complexity”.… Read More »“Six Simple Rules – How to Manage Complexity” by Yves Morieux – a HBR Book Review
Sometimes the title says it all and it is just enough as an appetizer. This book’s subtitle did that job for me: “The Subtle Science… Read More »“Power Cues – The Subtle Science of Leading Groups” by Nick Morgan, a Book Review
“Valuation – Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies” (by Tim Koller, Marc Goedhart and David Wessels) – a Financial Book Review
“Valuation – Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies” is a book written from a practical perspective by McKinsey practitioners (among the best in the world in the non-bank investment advising for M&A’s)
– The book covers almost any aspect of the corporate valuation, from a stock market perspective to an internal projects point of view;
– “Valuation” comes inside the rigorous “Wiley Finance” collection where you can expect a detailed approach on most of the finance topics.
These said, my expectations were quite high – also the promises made were substantial. And after all, I was just curious why “Valuation” is the bestselling guide on corporate valuation.
The book has a logical system building approach. Read More »“Valuation – Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies” (by Tim Koller, Marc Goedhart and David Wessels) – a Financial Book Review
“Derivatives – Principles and Practice” is an advanced derivatives set-up and trading handbook, with a lot of useful maths, tools, cases and refferences inside. If… Read More »Book Review – “Derivatives- Principles and Practice” by Rangarajan K. Sundaram and Sanjiv R. Das
“Capturing Profit with Technical Analysis: Hands-on Rules for Exploiting Candlestick, Indicator, and Money Management Techniques” By Sylvain Vervoort – A Book Review
Technical analysis is one of my passions, so here we go with another recent release of a book focusing on that topic. Given the recent advent of the online trading platforms (e.g the MetaTrade 4 or MT), trading has ecome much easier than a few years ago. In the same time, it has become also much more dangerous, since the easiness of trading is simply translated into a greater risk for the trader. And risk means the possibility to have huge profits in a short time, but also the possibility to be wiped out from the market very quickly. Being wiped out from a trading platform means loosing all the money you deposited as a leverage (your trading capital, of course).
Read More »“Capturing Profit with Technical Analysis: Hands-on Rules for Exploiting Candlestick, Indicator, and Money Management Techniques” By Sylvain Vervoort – A Book Review