The Pursuit of Wealth

The Pursuit of Wealth

The Incredible Story of Money Throughout the Ages

eBook - 2000
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Baker & Taylor
Discusses the history of money and investing from ancient times to the present day.

McGraw Hill
An epic saga that recounts the turbulent history of money. The Pursuit of Wealth is a fascinating 5,000 year journey through the evolution of money and investing. From risk versus return in Mesopotamia through today's rough-and-tumble, high-stakes stock markets, this behind-the-scenes tale will intrigue both financial historians and history-minded investors alike.Barron's columnist Robert Sobel weaves a richly textured tale of risk and the never ending quest for wealth since the dawn of man. The Pursuit of Wealth - filled with gripping stories, tales of war, and legacies of great fortunes won and lost - is much more than simply a compelling read; it provides valuable insights that can be applied to today's turbulent times.

Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2000
ISBN: 9780585189499
0585189498
0070596131
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 347 p.)

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