Financial legend Barton Biggs' fictional account of the hedge world and the broader workings of Wall Street Barton Biggs' latest book is an inspirational rags to riches story of drive and financial talent. Told through the eyes of a fictional insider, this engaging story provides a detailed look at the hedge fund business in the late 1990s and through the first decade of the twenty-first century. A Tale From the Hedge Fund World chronicles the life of a poor boy who ends up amassing more wealth than he ever thought possible. From studying Wall Street charts while sitting on the sidelines of football practice to realizing how so much money can be made in a short period of time, this book provides a bird's eye view of the inner workings of Wall Street and what it takes to make it there. Puts the word of hedge funds in perspective and reveals the competitive and lucrative nature of this field Other titles by Biggs: Hedgehogging and Wealth, War & Wisdom Also describes the bursting of the mortgage bubble and the great financial crisis that followed No one knows more about the hedge fund world of the past twenty years than Barton Biggs. His new fable offers an entertaining look at this field and those who aspire to excel within it.
In the 1930s Grey Owl was the most famous North American Indian in the world. He wanted to save his land, its forests and animals. He wanted to change the world. He also had a very strange secret. This book tells his true story. This Pack contains a Book and MP3.
This book contains four of Shakespeare's most famous plays retold in a story format for easy reading. The stories in this collection are The Merchant of Venice, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hamlet, and Julius Caesar.
Minions have never been this much fun! For the first time ever, all your favorite Minions are in one place to guide you on your way to having a great time with jokes, story-starters, personal quizzes, mazes, lists, and more!Join in the fun as the Minions lead the way to games, activities, and more in this doodle activity book!
The Teacher's Book Premium Pack consists of the Print Teacher's Book with Class audio CD, DVD, and webcode access to the Teacher's Resource Centre, Online Workbook and Presentation Kit. The Online Workbook has an automatic gradebook, the Resource Centre contains extra material, while the Presentation Kit is a digital version of the Student's Book.
"Lemmings don't jump off cliffs." It says so right here in Foxy’s book. There’s just one problem: the lemmings haven't read it. Welcome aboard the S.S. Cliff for a hilarious arctic adventure as first mate Foxy and Captain Polar Bear try to get these little guys to just READ THE BOOK!
The newborn gods of the Uprising Storm have power over the world, and are about to destroy you all. Unless you’re Hercules, of course, in which case you’re going to fight back. You are going to gather a few old friends, gather your trusted weapons, channel the courage that once made you famous, and give the newborn gods a fight they will NEVER forget.
Reading & Writing Targets is a full-colour, three-level supplementary course which develops reading and writing skills at beginner to pre-intermediate levels. The course can be used alongside a main coursebook at secondary level in order to reinforce the learners? reading and writing skills. Teacher?s Book provides useful notes for the teacher and a full key to the exercises in the Student?s Book. Key Features: A variety of texts, based on real-life situations, which develop reading skills and provide models for the learners' own written work. Lexical and grammatical exercises which familiarise learners with all the vocabulary and grammatical structures necessary to produce a successful piece of writing. Useful writing tips and paragraph plans which give the learners step-by-step guidance.