The Edge of Chaos: Financial Booms, Bubbles, Crashes and Chaos
Wiley, 2002 M05 2 - 412 pages
Spanning two centuries and across three continents (Europe, America and Asia), the author provides a fascinating history on some famous and not so famous financial events. Beginning with the 1720s Mississippi and South Sea Companies to the great global crashes of 1929 and 1987, Bernice Cohen provides us with a strategy for tracking market trends and cycles, and protecting our investments against the next financial crash.
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