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  • Many of today's economic issues are obscured by their inherent complexity and the often confusing and conflicting views coming from political talking heads. Sowell, a leading conservative economist...
  • Ludwig von Mises (1881-1973) and Friedrich Hayek (born 1899) were perhaps the foremost defenders of the free market and limited government during the mid-twentieth century ascendancy of Keynesian e...
  • It’s like getting your master’s in financial independence—without the midterms and textbooks!
  • Contrarians and bargain hunters seek investment opportunities by departing from conventional thinking. They study the psychology of markets to exploit mistakes caused by crowd behavior (i.e. the he...
  • This is the revised and expanded edition of a new kind of introduction to economics for the general public—without graphs, statistics, or jargon. However, the enlargement of this edition is not jus...
  • Perhaps the least controversial sports honor in living memory was the selection of John Wooden as "Coach of the Century" by ESPN, honoring his ten NCAA basketball...
  • History comes alive in this fascinating story of opposing views that continue to play a fundamental role in today's politics and economics, due to the turbulent lives and battle of ideas of the three most influential economists in world history: Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and John Maynard Keynes.
  • The classical economists pioneered a new way of thinking about the uniquely human tendency to produce, trade, consume, and accumulate. Adam Smith (1723-1790) explained how the division of labor exp...
  • While financial markets sometimes mark time, more often than not they are advancing or correcting. Bull markets eventually are followed by bear interludes; booms; panics; and busts are part of a re...
  • Takeovers, mergers, and other kinds of business ‘deals' became popular in the late 1800s, when corporations including Nabisco, US Steel, and International Harvester were born. Merger fever was espe...
  • Frank Knight (1885-1972) disliked the idea of a "school of thought" associated with his work. Ironically, however, he is usually considered one of the founders of the "Chicago School of Economics",...
  • Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? Why do drug dealers still live with their moms? How much do parents really matter? What...
  • Which is more dangerous: a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? Why do drug dealers still live with their moms? How much do parents really matter?...
  • All who listen to this masterful and lucid polemic for a free market economy will never question Milton Friedman's Nobel Prize in economics. Friedman and his wife Rose team to write a most convincing and readable guide that illustrates the crucial link between Adam Smith's capitalism and the...
  • Does the free market usually lead to unintended and negative consequences? Quite the opposite, says John Lott, who holds a Ph.D. in economics. In fact, says Lott, a wide range of fascinating and peculiar case studies prove the simple adage that if something is more costly, people will do less of it.
  • Benjamin Graham, the "father of fundamental investing," showed the way from speculation (based on tips, intuition , and guesswork) to investing as a disciplined, quantitative analysis of a company'...
  • In the middle and late 1800's, a group of German university professors developed the study of economics as a historical discipline, emphasizing careful analysis of real-world circumstances rather t...
  • Gold is one of the world's oldest and most stable repositories of wealth. For centuries, it was the basis of monetary systems; today, those who advocate a monetary gold standard (or gold investment...
  • This classic text fully conveys the basic principles of [Graham's] enormously successful and popular approach to investing...
  • Investment philosophers have long debated the role of money in a life well lived. Among their lessons are: Earn all you can. Save all you can. Give all you can. (John Wesley) Industry, Frugality, P...
  • Joseph Schumpeter (1883-1950) viewed capitalism as a dynamic engine of progress. In his view, mature economic systems find a regular and stable routine of supply, demand, and exchange; Schumpeter c...
  • John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946) was without question the most influential economist of the twentieth century. His most important work, The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money, was pub...
  • In Jim Cramer's Mad Money, TV's champion of the middle-class investor walks you through the key decisions investors have to make: understanding your tolerance for risk and defining your goals.
  • Here is a bold new history of economics, the dramatic story of how the great economic thinkers built a rigorous social science without peer. Skousen unites the great thinkers by ranking them for or...
  • Monetarism emerged in the 1960's under the leadership of Milton Friedman, who received the Nobel Prize in 1976. Friedman taught at the University of Chicago during this period, developing monetaris...
  • Money managers have served pharaohs, kings, emperors, popes, and merchant traders - and now are available to average investors. One of the most significant modern developments in money management w...
  • Participating in the economy is a part of everyday life; yet much of what is accepted as fact is wrong. Keynesian schoolteachers and the liberal media have filled the world with politically correct errors that Professor Robert Murphy sets straight in this newest edition to the P.I. series that...
  • The story of great real estate investors is a tale of superb salesmanship, public relations, politicking, dealmaking, risk taking and creative financing. Manhattan has by far the greatest concentra...
  • In Reefer Madness, the best-selling author of Fast Food Nation investigates America's black market and its far-reaching influence on our society through three of its mainstays -- pot, porn, and...
  • Why the rich own their own companies and everyone else works for them.
  • Creating fortunes from your ideas. An intellectual property handbook.
  • Turn "Bad Debt" into "Good Debt!"
  • Real-life success stories from real-life people who followed the Rich Dad lessons.
  • Why slow investors lost and fast money wins!
  • An early form of stock fraud was watering, where more shares were issued and sold that were authorized by the company (thus diluting the value of all shares) In a corner, traders sought to control ...
  • After John Maynard Keynes revolutionized economic thought in 1936, there began a keen struggle in the economics profession to digest and refine Keynes' new system. The heart of this debate over Key...
  • Swiss bankers are often called "gnomes", after the trolls of Swiss mythology. They are said to have great power, but are seldom seen-and are discreet to the point of being elusive and enigmatic. Th...
  • To accumulate wealth, you must do more than invest well. You also must protect yourself (and your estate) against losses stemming from poor tax planning, vulnerability to lawsuits, property forfeit...
  • A century ago, Charles Dow fathered "technical analysis" by creating the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Railroad Average. Dow promoted market analysis through his editorials in The Wall Stree...
  • How the financial system undermined social ideals, damaged trust in the markets, robbed investors of trillions--and what to do about it...
  • The most widely recognized business executive of all time asks the tough questions that America's leaders must address: What is each of us giving back to our country? ...