The Capitalist Spirit: How Each and Every One of Us Can Make A Giant Difference in Our Fast-Changing World

The Capitalist Spirit: How Each and Every One of Us Can Make A Giant Difference in Our Fast-Changing World

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The Capitalist Spirit: How Each and Every One of Us Can Make A Giant Difference in Our Fast-Changing World by Yale Hirsch, William J. O'Neil

Praise for The Capitalist Spirit

"This mind-bogglingly wonderful compilation is not only phenomenal overall but has dozens of snippets that by themselves are worth many times the book's price to anyone—particularly the tables in the back. I loved 'Wonders of the Human Body' and 'Puns to Put a Smile on Your Face.'"
—Ken Fisher, founder and CEO, Fisher Investments, Forbes' Portfolio Strategy Columnist, and New York Times bestselling author of How to Smell a Rat: The Five Signs of Financial Fraud

"In the continuing spirit of his enormously influential Stock Trader's Almanac, Yale Hirsch has assembled a fascinating cornucopia of insightful, provocative, and endlessly entertaining information and ideas. Whether it's his collection of inimitable witticisms by the likes of George Burns or Yogi Berra, or his wide-ranging compilation of practical advice on how to make a difference with one's life and in the world more generally, Hirsch provides us with an essential guide for dramatically increased wisdom and productivity."
—Dr. Frank J. Sulloway, former MacArthur Fellow and author of Born to Rebel: Birth Order, Family Dynamics, and Creative Lives

"Yale Hirsch puts together seemingly disparate things and comes up with a celebration of the human spirit that is uniquely his own. He combines wonder at science and art with a hard-headed look at economics and finance—a rare way of looking at lemons and conjuring up lemonade. And he can dance, too. We get only a few Renaissance men in each generation—don't miss this one."
—Barbara Rockefeller, President, Rockefeller Treasury Services, rts-forex.com, and author of Technical Analysis For Dummies

"No one understands the rhythms of markets better than Yale Hirsch. Stock Trader's Almanac has been the bible for Wall Street trading desks for decades. The Capitalist Spirit brings that same wisdom and experience to a brand new audience of young people. Any student who wants to understand capitalism and markets but also make a difference in the world, this is the book for you!"
—Barry Ritholtz, CEO and Director of Equity Research at FusionIQ, and author of Bailout Nation

"Yale Hirsch's amazingly eclectic book is packed full of valuable information, wisdom, humor, and inspiration. It's a fascinating read."
—Myron Kandel, Founding Financial Editor, CNN

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470585535
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/06/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Yale Hirsch is the founder of the Hirsch Organization and creator of the Stock Trader's Almanac. The Hirsch Organization first published the Stock Trader's Almanac in 1967, fulfilling Yale Hirsch's vision of providing strategic information to investors. Published continuously for over forty years, the Almanac has become one of the most respected and widely referenced investment resources. The Hirsch Organization has also published several newsletters over the years and currently publishes the Almanac Investor newsletter. Yale Hirsch, the founder, and his son, Jeffrey Hirsch, are frequently quoted in the press from Barron's to BusinessWeek and the New York Times to the Wall Street Journal, and regularly appear on CNBC, Fox, Bloomberg, and CNN. If you would like to receive three of Yale's favorite 8 1/2 x 11 inch inspirational posters, just send an email. It's FREE to all readers of this book. Think of the three posters as a thank- you for making an effort to change the world!

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