Yale economist Robert Shiller praises finance and defends Goldman Sachs Group Inc., while George Soros urges Angela Merkel not to hurl Europe into “deflationary debt trap” in two of our favorite business books of late. Here’s a list of recommended titles.
The only exception I can take to “Love and Capital,” Mary Gabriel’s absorbing, affectionate and altogether exemplary biography of Karl and Jenny Marx and their children, is the title. Love the Marxes had, in abundance. Capital, no.
Bank analyst Mike Mayo describes a dust-up with Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase & Co., while a former Federal Reserve Board staffer dissects the central bank’s shoddy monetary data in two of our favorite business books of late.
Google Inc. grills “zombie hordes” of job applicants with fiendish puzzles and China spurns “suicidal” economic shock therapy in two of our favorite business books of late. Here’s a list of recommended titles.
Our favorite nonfiction books of the year travel through history from ancient Rome to the U.S. Civil War, while in fiction Stephen King sends a Maine schoolteacher back to 1958 to try to save John F. Kennedy’s life. (A separate list of the year’s top business books appeared yesterday.)
Steve Jobs belittles his “bozo” colleagues, Barack Obama falls for Lawrence Summers, and quant Emanuel Derman deplores Wall Street’s “hypocrisies” in three of our favorite business books so far this year. Here’s a list of recommended titles.
The League of the Just had been based in Paris, but by the fall of 1846 police harassment had intensified and most of its strongest members fled France. The organization moved its central committee to London, coalescing around the German communists and English Chartists with whom Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels had met the year before.