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Book Reviews


Book Review: The Future of Money

Eswar S. Prasad provides an interesting and insightful exposition on the shifting landscape from traditional paper notes to digital currencies.

Book Review: Convertible Securities

Tracy V. Maitland, F. Barry Nelson, CFA, and Daniel G. Partlow's book "presents quantitatively sophisticated valuation methods and trading strategies, invoking terms of art that will be new even to many seasoned practitioners."

Book Review: The Revolution That Wasn’t

Spencer Jakab argues that Wall Street, not the everyday retail investor, won the meme stock revolution.

Book Review: Your Essential Guide to Sustainable Investing

Larry Swedroe and Samuel Adams's book is a good starting point for those seeking to understand the history and current practices of sustainable investing.

Book Review: The Price of Time

Almost unique among serious finance books, Edward Chancellor’s The Price of Time serves well as bedtime reading.

Book Review: Asset Allocation

William Kinlaw, Mark Kritzman, and David Turkington offer advice on a wide range of asset allocation topics, backing up their recommendations with solid quantitative analysis.

Book Review: The Financial Crisis of 2008

Barrie Wigmore analyzes an extremely complex topic, the financial crisis of 2008, with wide-ranging and deep analysis.

Book Review: Damsel in Distressed

Dominique Mielle provides an authentic, firsthand account of a long, rising, uninterrupted career at a single firm during the heyday of the hedge fund industry.

Book Review: In Pursuit of the Perfect Portfolio

Andrew Lo and Stephen Foerster offer a checklist of seven principles by which investors can construct their own “perfect portfolios.”

Book Review: The Synergy Solution

Mark L. Sirower and Jeffery M. Weirens subject traditional analyses of M&A transactions to well-warranted scrutiny.