Category Archives: Book reviews

Book Review: Panic, Prosperity, and Progress

I love economic history books, and I believe that most investors should read economic history.  History offers a broader paradigm for analyzing investment situations than mathematical models do. Mark Twain is overquoted on this, but only because he deserves to be quoted: “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.” You can get a lot […]

Book Review: The Secret Club that Runs the World

This is a very good book; I learned a lot as I read it, and you will too. In this book, Kate Kelly takes on the economic sector of commodities.  This involves production, distribution, trading, hedging, and ultimate use. There are many players trying to profit in many different ways.  There are hedge funds, commodity trading […]