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Weekend Reads: John le Carré, Type A Personalities, and Fancy-Pants Words

The Human Cell Atlas, The Art of Rivalry, cocktail nuggets, and “the pre-eminent spy writer of the 20th century" are among the subjects explored in the latest Weekend Reads from Lauren Foster.

Weekend Reads: The Favorite Books Edition

This latest edition of Weekend Reads addresses the question of what to read and whether it will help you avoid the "pot-belly of ignorance." With the assistance of a few fellow Enterprising Investor authors and readers, Susan Hoover presents a list of interesting books to peruse.

Weekend Reads: How to Profit from a Crisis

Will Ortel summarizes three books that each offer its own flavor of apocalyptic investing and compiles a number of other articles to get you through the weekend.

Book Review: Wall Street Research

The story of sell-side security analysis is still unfolding, but for an up-to-date account, this book serves the reader extremely well. The authors provide illuminating examples of recent innovations in the production and distribution of research and offer valuable insight by applying economic models in novel ways.

Innovative Writings on Innovation

So many questions and opinions and even passions swirl around the topic of innovation. Here are five books on the subject.

Book Review: Virtual Banking

At the intersection of banking, financial services, and technology, Virtual Banking offers an excellent view of the changes taking place in banking and financial services thanks to changes in consumer behavior and advances in Internet and mobile banking. If banks do not adapt, they run the risk of becoming irrelevant to their customers.

Powerful Books That Shaped My Thinking

In recent months, the contributors to this blog have been sharing lists of books that changed the way they think about the world or READ MORE ›

The Fascination and Frustration of India: Five Insightful Books

For many investors, no market in the world holds more fascination or frustration than India. In 2013, among the BRIC and other Asian countries, only China added more new dollar millionaires than India. Yet by some accounts India remains… READ MORE ›

Soft Skills for Finance: Books That Inspire

As my colleague aptly put it, "the more well-rounded you are, the better you are as a financial professional." In a similar vein, I share with you a few books that have both informed and inspired my leadership philosophy.



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