Category Archives: Recommended Reading

Henry Ford’s – My Life and Work…Still Pertinent Nearly 100 Years Later

Henry Ford’s penned an autobiography in 1922…My Life and Work.  But as an autobiography, it seems more about why he made the business like he did and his life’s decisions, than simply a story of his life. Early in the work, … Continue reading

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Books: Steve Jobs

I walked to the window, opened it and looked to the street two stories below before pushing my IBM Selectric out and watching it shatter on the sidewalk into a million pieces. I calmly closed the window and walked down … Continue reading

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Books: The Quants: How a New Breed of Math Whizzes Conquered Wall Street and Nearly Destroyed It

Forgotten how the three major market meltdowns of the last 20 years occurred? The Quants” provides an in-depth history and analysis of the birth and evolution of quantitative market trading systems and the people who developed them. Quant trading systems … Continue reading

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Books: The Smartest Guys in Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron

Classic story of the excesses and wild, wild west business attitudes that prevailed in the 1990’s and early 2000’s. ENRON wasn’t the only corporation to play by rules that they created on the fly but were possibly the most public and … Continue reading

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