Mr. K. James

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 76% (35 of 46)

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I like reading books about finance, business. anything that really develops me as a person. and i work heavily on my business. i watch quite alot of movies in my spare time
 

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Money Mavericks: Confessions of a Hedge Fund Manag&hellip by Lars Kroijer
Seeing As this book has so many positive reviews, I will make this review bit less detailed than usual. Instead i'll just contribute to the positivity.

Now first of all, this book is great. It's written by former hedge fund manager Lars Kroijer. Lars starts off by exposing some of the popular myths in the hedge fund industry, the whole glamorous appeal of it all is nothing more than a gross oversimplification society has placed on it, Much like the situation in china. Lars walks you through his life from the genesis of it all to the hedge fund industry. He shows you the kind of child he was, the family he came from and why he decided to go to school to study the land of… Read more
Cracking the Code: Understand and Profit from the &hellip by Jim Mellon
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
This is yet another good book in the futurology department. The authors start off letting you know that they have no official qualifications to be speaking on the topic of medical science and so fort. But then go on to reveal a good reason why you should listen to them nevertheless. They show you that they are extremely well read and learnt in this area, they have visited over 100 companies and talked to allot of scientist. They have read hundreds of articles, and books on the topic. It would seem that The authors Jim Mellon and Al Chalabi are truly autodidacts of the finest quality. It really shows later in their writing just how much they know on the topic

Now on the actual… Read more
Broken Markets: A User's Guide to the Post-Finance&hellip by Kevin Mellyn
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Now I was rather excited for this book, after reading it's claims. But as soon As I got to reading it, I soon found out it was stuffed with a bunch of "Intellectual Diarrhoea" . At first I thought it was fine, but the book carries on like this throughout the whole journey. Kevin Would constantly talk outside the level of the typical layman by using fancy financial wording and even historical financial events and other things with no explanation. as if he assumed the reader would know all of this stuff. Now speaking based off every day interactions with the average joe I would doubt most laymans even know the role of a central bank to an economy and even the difference between fiscal and… Read more

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