Noted journalist and financial reporter Maggie Mahar has written the first book on the remarkable bull market that began in and ended just in the early. I finally got around to reading Bull: A History of the Boom and Bust, by Maggie Mahar and it was well worth my time. This book. I read Maggie Mahar’s book Bull!. It’s a wonderful read that details, better than any other book I’ve come across, the stock market mania that.

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Interesting read and an important read if you are too young to remember it. Page – But magie do we know when irrational exuberance has unduly escalated asset values, which then become subject to unexpected and prolonged contractions, as they have in Japan over the past decade?

Jan 22, pavana Kumar Varanasi added it. I’d love I see how Mahar explains the events of the past 5 to 7 years.

Jun 16, Nishant Sampat rated it really liked it Shelves: Bull, is a true life harrowing story that grips the reader to his seat up until the now foreseeable certain cliff. I understand this book was recommended by Warren Buffett, and he avoids recommending books, so something must have moved msggie here. Not technical or jargonny; is almost like a chapter out of a history of financial markets.


A History of the Boom and Bust, 9. Exactly what the full title advertises – an approachable and well written history, if a bit subjective.

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Page – The real trouble with this world of ours is not that it is an unreasonable world, nor even that it is a reasonable one. IF you can find the right analogy suddenly people understand. I would highly recommend that an investor read Juggling Dynamite and A Short History of Financial Euphoria in order to get a more direct message.

Inthe Dow hovered below Chapter 1The Markets Cycles. Caleb rated it liked it Feb 16, No trivia or quizzes yet.

Sweet book, must read for anyone wanting to dabble in stocks. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids magfie the go. A History of the Boom and Bust, —, a book Paul Krugman of the New York Times said “makes a devastating case against the contention that the market is almost perfectly efficient. Jan 10, Henrik Haapala rated it it was amazing.

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Despite all the financial engineering that attempts to eliminate risk, cycles appear to be as inevitable as the seasons. A History of the Boom and Bust, Oct 13, The second stage is panic. The author did an excellent job of keeping all the facts straight, making the story flow, and keeping it interesting.


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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I would highly recommend that an investor read Juggling Dynamite and A Short History of I was torn between rating this book as ‘ok’ or ‘I liked it’. The goal is to conserve capital. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Want to Read saving…. And, if expenses shouldn’t go into the calculation of earnings, where in the world should they go?

Account Options Sign in. Ok book Good history but not as insightful as I expected. Focus not on the odds, but on the size of the risk. To ask other readers questions about Bull!