The Alchemy of Finance
ISBN: 0471445495
EAN13: 9780471445494
Language: English
Publication Date: June 15, 2015
Pages: 391
Dimensions: 1.20" H x 8.90" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 1.10 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
New chapter by Soros on the secrets to his success along with a new Preface and Introduction. New Foreword by renowned economist Paul Volcker An extraordinary . . . inside look into the decision-making process of the most successful money manager of our time. Fantastic. -- The Wall Street Journal George Soros is unquestionably one of the most powerful and profitable investors in the world today. Dubbed by BusinessWeek as the Man who Moves Markets, Soros made a fortune competing with the British pound and remains active today in the global financial community. Now, in this special edition of the classic investment book, The Alchemy of Finance, Soros presents a theoretical and practical account of current financial trends and a new paradigm by which to understand the financial market today. This edition's expanded and revised Introduction details Soros's innovative investment practices along with his views of the world and world order. He also describes a new paradigm for the theory of reflexivity which underlies his unique investment strategies. Filled with expert advice and valuable business lessons, The Alchemy of Finance reveals the timeless principles of an investing legend. This special edition will feature a new chapter by Soros on the secrets of his success and a new Foreword by the Honorable Paul Volcker, former Chairman of the Federal Reserve. George Soros (New York, NY) is President of Soros Fund Management and Chief Investment Advisor to Quantum Fund N.V., a $12 billion international investment fund. Besides his numerous ventures in finance, Soros is also extremely active in the worlds of education, culture, and economic aid and development through his Open Society Fund and the Soros Foundation.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover An honest struggle by an independent and searching mind to break through an old and stale orthodoxy with new and meaningful insights into financial and human behavior --Paul A. Volcker An extraordinary . . . inside look into the decision-making process of the most successful money manager of our time. Fantastic. --The Wall Street Journal A breathtakingly brilliant book. Soros is one of the core of masters . . . who can actually begin to digest the astonishing complexity . . . of the game of finance in recent years. --Esquire A seminal investment book . . . it should be read, underlined, and thought about page by page, concept by idea. . . . He's the best pure investor ever . . . probably the finest analyst of the world in our time. --Barton M. Biggs Director, BKF Capital Group, Inc.