The Devil's Financial Dictionary (Paperback)

Jason Zweig


The Devil's Financial Dictionary skewers the plutocrats and bureaucrats who gave us exploding mortgages, freakish risks, and banks too big to fail. And it distills the complexities, absurdities, and pomposities of Wall Street into plain truths and aphorisms anyone can understand. An indispensable survival guide to the hostile wilderness of today's financial markets, The Devil's Financial Dictionary delivers practical insights with a scorpion's sting. It cuts through the fads and fakery of Wall Street and clears a safe path for investors between euphoria and despair. Staying out of financial purgatory has never been this much fun. Definitions include: DAY-TRADER, n. See IDIOT. FEE, n. A tiny word with a teeny sound, which nevertheless is the single biggest determinant of success or failure for most investors. Those who keep fees as low as possible will, on average, earn the highest possible returns.

Product Details

  • Product code: BAPWO
  • ISBN: 9781610397766
  • Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 13.0cm x 17.8cm
  • Pages: 256
  • Publish date: Tue Nov 17 00:00:00 GMT 2015
  • Book points: 0


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