King Icahn

King Icahn Author Mark Stevens
ISBN-10 1494348926
Release 2014-05-14
Pages 266
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King Icahn is an unparalleled human drama. It is the story of a man who rose from humble beginnings to emerge as the most powerful, eccentric, galling, pugnacious and successful force in the business world. The Icahn drama is rife with contradictions, juxtapositions, paradoxes and epic power plays. All have led to a reshuffling of the business\financial landscape, to the electric fear on the part of CEOs when they hear the terrorizing words "Carl Icahn is on the phone" and to one of the world's greatest fortunes. King Icahn is the only book written about Icahn, completely independent but with full access to the man himself. It reveals the back story of the greatest financier/pit bull of his generation, his multi-billion dollar epiphany, his real motive for taking on the CEO elite as well as his loves, feuds, idiosyncrasies and intellectual brilliance. Reading this book is the equivalent of earning an MBA squared!

How to be a Billionaire

How to be a Billionaire Author Martin S. Fridson
ISBN-10 047133202X
Release 1999-12-24
Pages 310
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A collection of money-making strategies from some of the world's wealthiest individuals discusses the successful tactics used by such titans as Warren Buffett, J. Paul Getty, Bill Gates, and Laurence Tisch

Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance Author Jonathan R. Macey
ISBN-10 0691148023
Release 2010-12-12
Pages 334
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Even in the wake of the biggest financial crash of the postwar era, the United States continues to rely on Securities and Exchange Commission oversight and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, which set tougher rules for boards, management, and public accounting firms to protect the interests of shareholders. Such reliance is badly misplaced. In Corporate Governance, Jonathan Macey argues that less government regulation--not more--is what's needed to ensure that managers of public companies keep their promises to investors. Macey tells how heightened government oversight has put a stranglehold on what is the best protection against malfeasance by self-serving management: the market itself. Corporate governance, he shows, is about keeping promises to shareholders; failure to do so results in diminished investor confidence, which leads to capital flight and other dire economic consequences. Macey explains the relationship between corporate governance and the various market and nonmarket institutions and mechanisms used to control public corporations; he discusses how nonmarket corporate governance devices such as boards and whistle-blowers are highly susceptible to being co-opted by management and are generally guided more by self-interest and personal greed than by investor interests. In contrast, market-driven mechanisms such as trading and takeovers represent more reliable solutions to the problem of corporate governance. Inefficient regulations are increasingly hampering these important and truly effective corporate controls. Macey examines a variety of possible means of corporate governance, including shareholder voting, hedge funds, and private equity funds. Corporate Governance reveals why the market is the best guardian of shareholder interests.

Alpha Masters

Alpha Masters Author Maneet Ahuja
ISBN-10 9783864701054
Release 2013-06-06
Pages 352
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Wie gelingt es der Crème de la Crème der Hedgefonds-Manager, Jahr für Jahr die Märkte abzuhängen und Milliarden zu verdienen? Im Normalfall gibt es auf diese Fragen keine Antwort - die Herren des großen Geldes sind extrem öffentlichkeitsscheu und behalten ihre Geheimnisse für sich. Umso bemerkenswerter ist dieses Buch. Die mehrfach ausgezeichnete Autorin führte nicht nur reine Interviews - sie erhielt Zugang zu den verschwiegenen Zirkeln der Hochfinanz und somit auch Einblicke ins Privatleben und die Gedankenwelt vieler der Protagonisten. Herausgekommen ist ein packendes Werk voller Insiderwissen, wie die Märkte und ihre erfolgreichsten Akteure ticken.


Money Author Tony Robbins
ISBN-10 9783862487394
Release 2015-11-09
Pages 672
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Mehr als 10 Jahre sind seit seiner letzten Veröffentlichung in Deutschland vergangen, jetzt meldet sich Anthony Robbins zurück. Als Personal Trainer beriet er Persönlichkeiten wie Bill Clinton und Serena Williams sowie ein weltweites Millionenpublikum, nun widmet er seine Aufmerksamkeit den Finanzen. Basierend auf umfangreichen Recherchen und Interviews mit mehr als 50 Starinvestoren, wie Warren Buffett oder Star-Hedgefondsmanager Carl Icahn, hat Robbins die besten Strategien für die private finanzielle Absicherung entwickelt. Sein Werk bündelt die Expertise erfolgreicher Finanzmarktakteure und seine Beratungserfahrung. Selbst komplexe Anlagestrategien werden verständlich erläutert, ohne an Präzision einzubüßen. In 7 Schritten zur finanziellen Unabhängigkeit - praxisnah und für jeden umsetzbar.

Mergers Acquisitions and Corporate Restructurings

Mergers  Acquisitions  and Corporate Restructurings Author Patrick A. Gaughan
ISBN-10 9780471237297
Release 2002-08-14
Pages 640
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The most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to modern corporate restructuring techniques Mergers and acquisitions are two of today's most important competitive tools used by corporations in a rapidly changing global business landscape. In this new updated and revised Third Edition of his groundbreaking book-winner of the Book of the Year Award in its category from the Association of American Publishers-author, business valuations expert, and professor Patrick Gaughan illustrates how mergers, acquisitions, and other vital forms of restructuring can work for corporations. This University Edition includes review questions specifically designed for finance students and those studying for the MBA degree. Packed with helpful advice and proven strategies, this book: * Explains virtually every type of corporate restructuring, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, reorganizations, joint ventures, leveraged buyouts, and more * Details the latest trends and delivers a modern, international perspective on the field * Integrates the latest relevant research in the field of mergers into the book's pragmatic treatment of the subject * Offers comprehensive coverage of the latest methods and techniques for business valuations of both public and closely held companies * Looks at the key strategies and motivating factors that arise during the course of restructurings * Analyzes and incorporates necessary legal, economic, and corporate finance considerations * Offers the best offensive and defensive tactics for hostile takeovers

Bulls Bears Boom and Bust

Bulls  Bears  Boom  and Bust Author John M. Dobson
ISBN-10 9781851095537
Release 2007
Pages 423
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This book includes over 200 entries in five chronological sections, which translates the language of business. It offers an informative compilation of facts about the techniques, instruments, policies, and personalities that influenced the rise of the world's most successful business system. It also offers over 150 biographical entries, a virtual Who's Who of inventors, entrepreneurs, and business innovators.--[book cover].

A Giant Cow Tipping by Savages

A Giant Cow Tipping by Savages Author John Weir Close
ISBN-10 9781137397751
Release 2013-10-15
Pages 320
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Modern mergers and acquisitions, or M&A as it's more commonly known, is a new phenomenon. The buying and selling, the breaking up and combining of companies-the essence of M&A-has been a part of commerce throughout history, but only in our era has M&A itself become a business. In 2007, before the recession hit, it was a $4.4 trillion global enterprise. And yet, it remains largely unexplored. Discrete stories have been pulled from the annals of M&A, both true and fictionalized, that have become touchstones for wealth and excess. Who can forget Gordon Gekko and his "Greed is Good" speech? But while there have been a few iconic characters and tales to emerge, no one has told the rich history of M&A, until now. This is a look into that world and the people who created it. This reads like Dallas meets Wall Street, told through an intriguing narrative that not only brings to light in gritty detail all of the back room drama of such powerful players as Carl Icahn and Ronald Perelman, Marty Lipton and Joe Flom, Jimmy Goldsmith and Sumner Redstone, but also reveals how the new generation, including activist whirlwind Bill Ackman and iconoclastic new Delaware judge Leo Strine, will dominate the next tsunamic, and imminent, M&A boom.

American Inventors Entrepreneurs and Business Visionaries

American Inventors  Entrepreneurs  and Business Visionaries Author Charles W. Carey
ISBN-10 9780816068838
Release 2009-01-01
Pages 433
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This A to Z biographical dictionary contains 260 entries on important Americans from colonial times to the present. Each entry begins with a short description of the person's importance, then the entry provides the person's birth date and information, and proceeds chronologically though his/her life. Suggestions for further reading follow each entry. There is a topical introduction to the book, a bibliography at the end of the book, two subject indexes, and a general index.

Deep Value

Deep Value Author Tobias E. Carlisle
ISBN-10 9781118747858
Release 2014-07-22
Pages 240
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The economic climate is ripe for another golden age of shareholder activism Deep Value: Why Activist Investors and Other Contrarians Battle for Control of Losing Corporations is a must-read exploration of deep value investment strategy, describing the evolution of the theories of valuation and shareholder activism from Graham to Icahn and beyond. The book combines engaging anecdotes with industry research to illustrate the principles and methods of this complex strategy, and explains the reasoning behind seemingly incomprehensible activist maneuvers. Written by an active value investor, Deep Value provides an insider's perspective on shareholder activist strategies in a format accessible to both professional investors and laypeople. The Deep Value investment philosophy as described by Graham initially identified targets by their discount to liquidation value. This approach was extremely effective, but those opportunities are few and far between in the modern market, forcing activists to adapt. Current activists assess value from a much broader palate, and exploit a much wider range of tools to achieve their goals. Deep Value enumerates and expands upon the resources and strategies available to value investors today, and describes how the economic climate is allowing value investing to re-emerge. Topics include: Target identification, and determining the most advantageous ends Strategies and tactics of effective activism Unseating management and fomenting change Eyeing conditions for the next M&A boom Activist hedge funds have been quiet since the early 2000s, but economic conditions, shareholder sentiment, and available opportunities are creating a fertile environment for another golden age of activism. Deep Value: Why Activist Investors and Other Contrarians Battle for Control of Losing Corporations provides the in-depth information investors need to get up to speed before getting left behind.

Investment Biker

Investment Biker Author Jim Rogers
ISBN-10 3922669263
Release 1998
Pages 497
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Investment Biker has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Investment Biker also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Investment Biker book for free.

King of Oil

King of Oil Author Daniel Ammann
ISBN-10 3280055628
Release 2014-10
Pages 317
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King of Oil has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from King of Oil also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full King of Oil book for free.

Your Company Sucks

Your Company Sucks Author Mark Stevens
ISBN-10 9781935618898
Release 2011-08-02
Pages 208
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It's every businessperson's nightmare: his or her company is failing, dysfunctional, stuck in neutral, and/or is disappointing overall, from the finances to the customer feedback. Put bluntly—but candidly—the company sucks. That's the bad news. The good news is that it doesn't have to be that way. Every business can rebound from its lows, regain its momentum, thrill its customers, and be the source of pride and profits its owners and shareholders seek. This U-turn must begin with you, the owner or senior manager, declaring war on yourself. You must face the fact that the malaise the business suffers from is ultimately your responsibility and your doing, and even more important,that it will not be rectified unless you take the lead. Face the hard truth. Take the difficult actions. Demonstrate determination, creativity and resolve. This insightful book makes three points clear: 1. The key to long term business success is for the leader to declare war on him/herself so that the company never rests on its laurels. 2. Only four factors lead to business failure/decline/lack of growth/dysfunctionality. Identifying and addressing these plagues is the focus of the war. 3. Customer satisfaction is a curse in disguise. The overwhelming need is to thrill your customers/clients. Your Company Sucks pulls back the curtain on business performance to reveal the four reasons businesses decline. It identifies your company's red flags, and provides a powerful and innovative methodology to transition from failure to flourish. It's not too late to turn your company around—go from sucking to soaring!

Carl Icahn Biografie kompakt

Carl Icahn  Biografie kompakt Author Alessandro Dallmann
ISBN-10 9783745047608
Release 2017-03-31
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Er ist ein Urgestein und investiert seit Jahrzehnten schon im großen Stil. Wenn er sich statt von seinem bisher konsequent verfolgten Lebensweg von einem offensichtlich nicht mehr lohnenden Objekt abkehrt, bleibt das nicht folgenlos. Auf der einen Seite dürfte Apple froh darüber sein, Unbequemes nicht länger dulden zu müssen, andererseits leidet so das Image, und tiefgreifende Umstrukturierungen stehen bevor. Von Milliardenwerten hat Carl Icahn sich jüngst getrennt und das gewiss nicht, um sie zu verlieren. Sein rigoroser Schritt wird gemeinhin so verstanden, dass die Zeit der Höhenflüge nun ein Ende hat und Lohnendes anderswo in Aussicht steht. Einen Machtstatus dieser Art muss man sich erst einmal verdienen, der 80-jährige aus Queens hat es beispielgebend vorgemacht. Sein Imperium ist in den Grundfesten nicht zu erschüttern; während andere Millionen häufen, kann er die Anzahl seiner angesammelten Milliarden kaum noch zählen. Apple hatte daran einen nicht unmaßgeblichen Anteil. Was weiter werden wird, ist umsichtig vorbereitet.

Die Nabisco Story

Die Nabisco Story Author Bryan Burrough
ISBN-10 3548349587
Release 1993
Pages 558
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Die Nabisco Story has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Die Nabisco Story also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Die Nabisco Story book for free.

Columbus war ein Engl nder

Columbus war ein Engl  nder Author Stephen Fry
ISBN-10 9783841204578
Release 2012-08-01
Pages 448
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"Zum In-die-Hose-Machen komisch." Süddeutsche Zeitung Als 7-Jähriger wurde Stephen Fry aufs Internat geschickt. Er überlebte Prügel, Heimweh, Liebeskummer, Entjungferung, Schulverweise und einen Selbstmordversuch. Sein Leben scheint gescheitert, als er mit 18 wegen Diebstahls und Scheckbetrugs im Gefängnis landet. - Der englische Filmstar und Kultautor erzählt seine Kindheit und Jugend wie einen Roman: bestürzend, zärtlich und rücksichtslos ehrlich. "Fry ist ein Unterhalter im besten Sinn, ausgestattet mit einem feinen, niemals bösartigen Sinn für Humor, der die Quintessenz des Englischen augenzwinkernd zum Ausdruck bringt." FAZ

Hillbilly Elegie

Hillbilly Elegie Author J. D. Vance
ISBN-10 9783843715775
Release 2017-04-07
Pages 304
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Armut und Chaos, Resignation und Gewalt, Drogen und Alkohol: In diesem Teufelskreis befinden sich viele weiße Arbeiterfamilien in den USA – entfremdet von der politischen Führung, abgehängt vom Rest der Gesellschaft und damit anfällig für die einfachen Lösungen von Populisten. Früher konnten sich die „Hillbillys“, die weißen Fabrikarbeiter etwa aus Ohio oder Kentucky, erhoffen, kraft ihrer Arbeit zu bescheidenem Wohlstand zu kommen. Doch spätestens gegen Ende des 20sten Jahrhunderts zog der Niedergang der alten Industrien auch die Arbeiterfamilien in eine Abwärtsspirale, aus der die meisten bis heute keinen Ausweg finden. J. D. Vance ist es anhand der Geschichte seiner Familie wie keinem anderen gelungen, diese ausweglose Situation und die Krise einer ganzen Gesellschaft eindrücklich zu schildern. Sein Buch bewegte Millionen von Lesern in den USA und erklärt nicht zuletzt den Wahltriumph eines Donald Trump.