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.
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.
What, exactly, happened on the day whistleblower Paul Moore lost his job as head of risk at HBOS Plc ? A clear explanation might help avert another financial meltdown, judging from Tim Harford ’s brainy new book, “Adapt.”
Tim Harford has an unusual fear about government failure. He’s not worried that the government fails too often. He’s worried that it doesn’t fail often enough. The British economist is the author of the compelling new book,"Adapt: Why Success Always Starts With Failure."
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.
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.