Go-go Years

Go-go Years

by Brooks

Paperback(1st ed)

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Overview

"The Go-Go Years is a fine book, a small classic in the long history of financial insanity."--John Kenneth Galbraith["Brooks tells the story of that doomed decade [1960s] in the market and a fine moralist tale it is." --Time magazine[The sixties was a decade of recklessness and free-spirited individuals and one of Wall Street's most speculative eras. They were years of growth and performance, gunslingers, the youth revolution, mutual funds, new-issue stocks, creative accounting, Chinese money, and the conglomerates. In this tumultuous environment, the multitudes of small investors thrived and multiplied, only to fall in the devastating market crashes of the 1970s. Brooks' hallmark writing style combines high-quality reportage with an engaging, adventurous narrative that reads like a well-crafted work of fiction . . . only every word of it is true. * The go-go growth stocks of the '60s are frequently compared to the Internet stock surge of the '90s

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780525480969
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/27/1984
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 375
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Climax
Fair Exchange
The Last Gatsby
Palmy Days and Low Rumblings
Northern Exposure
The Birth of Go-Go
The Conglomerateurs
The Enormous Back Room
Go-Go at High Noon
Confrontation
Revelry Before Waterloo
The 1970 Crash
Saving Graces
The Go-Go Years
Notes on Sources
Index

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