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DetailsBusiness Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall StreetWhat do the $350 million Ford Motor Company disaster known as the Edsel, the fast and incredible rise of Xerox, and the unbelievable scandals at General Electric and Texas Gulf Sulphur have in common? Each is an example of how an iconic company was defined by a particular moment of fame or notoriety. These notable and fascinating accounts are as relevant today to understanding the intricacies of corporate life as they were when the events happened.Stories about Wall Street are infused with drama and adventure and reveal the machinations and volatile nature of the world of finance. John Brookss insightful reportage is so full of personality and critical detail that whether he is looking at the astounding market crash of 1962, the collapse of a well-known brokerage firm, or the bold attempt by American bankers to save the British pound, one gets the sense that history really does repeat itself.This business classic written by longtime New Yorker contributor John Brooks is an insightful and engaging look into corporate and financial life in America.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: John Brooks was an American writer who contributed to The New Yorker magazine for a long time, specializing in financial topics. He was also associated with Time, Harper’s Magazine and The New York Times Book Review. Some of the other titles authored by Brooks are: The Big Wheel, The Go-Go Years, Once in Golconda: A True Drama of Wall Street, and The Takeover Game.
SKU Code PRK B 2829 Weight in Kg 0.2900 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9781473612235 Author Name John Brooks Publisher Name Hachette India