Noted journalist and financial reporter Maggie Mahar has written the first book on the remarkable bull market that began in and ended just in the early. I finally got around to reading Bull: A History of the Boom and Bust, by Maggie Mahar and it was well worth my time. This book. I read Maggie Mahar’s book Bull!. It’s a wonderful read that details, better than any other book I’ve come across, the stock market mania that.

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I would say that if you want to read this book, read the first 50 pages or so then read the last chapter. Provide feedback about this page.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. However, in the epilogue author tries to forecast what’s coming starting from late and this part of the book is an obvious failure: Magggie a bear market, this is what is most important: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

The pages in the middle are only for those who like soap operas.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Anyone read it and thoughts? Great overview of the causes and effects of the bull and bust of the 90s and early 00s. Investors who understand these cycles are more likely to survive the winter of a bear market and to avoid its final phase – despair. Inthe Dow hovered below Books by Maggie Mahar. I was torn between rating this book as ‘ok’ or ‘I liked it’.


Focus not on the odds, but on the size of the risk.

Learn more at Author Central. Given the current state of the market, this book is applicable The author did an excellent job of keeping all the facts straight, making the story flow, and keeping it interesting.

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I’d love I see how Mahar explains the events of the past 5 to 7 years. It’s telling, though, how events are clear in retrospect and with hindsight.

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Ashutosh rated it really liked it Apr 09, Jan 10, Henrik Haapala rated it it was amazing. Mahar is definitely a journalist: The New Economy Jan 23, Santosh Shetty rated it it was amazing. Feb 25, Vitalijus Sostak rated it really liked it. Great bull market of ies is presented in “crystal clear” manner with each and every part falling into neat place in the bigger puzzle.

Page – But how do we know when irrational exuberance has unduly escalated asset values, which then become subject to unexpected and prolonged contractions, as they have in Japan over the past decade? An update would be awesome, though. Want to Read saving….

When the market is down and dull, it is hard to make people believe that this is the prelude to a period of activity and advance. Inthe Dow hovered below A tour de US capitalism. Events r narrated but not insights.

Bull!: A History of the Boom and Bust, by Maggie Mahar

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