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Engines that move markets

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This book is a comprehensive history of market-shaping industries and their impact on how we invest today this engaging book highlights the history of industrial development and its impact on investors. Today's investors will learn about past approaches to technological advances such as-electricity, the railroad, the telephone, the computer, and much more-while gaining insights on how to appraise the "new technology" companies of the future. This complete and well researched history of industries and investing wouldn't be complete without a look at: how Thomas Edison lost control of his company, the impact of the Standard Oil breakup, the early days of the wireless industry, and the changing face of the computer industry today. Investors looking for industry-shaping investments will undoubtedly use Engines That Move Markets as their guide. This book reveals in detail how technology has changed our economy, our markets, our society and the world we live in. Through exhaustive research, Alasdair Nairn captures this pattern and examines the impact that some of the greatest technological inventions of the past two hundred years have had on financial markets and investors' fortunes. Each chapter explores a different technological innovation, and provides valuable insights on how to apply these lessons to appraise the "new technology" companies of the future.

Very good condition - The dust jacket is slightly shelf worn and the spine is torn at the front of the book.

A very comprehensive and interesting read.

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Author(s):
Alasdair Nairn
Condition:
Used: very good
ISBN-10:
0471205958
ISBN-13:
9780471205951
Publisher:
Wiley
Title:
Engines that Move

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This book is a comprehensive history of market-shaping industries and their impact on how we invest today this engaging book highlights the history of industrial development and its impact on investors. Today's investors will learn about past approaches to technological advances such as-electricity, the railroad, the telephone, the computer, and much more-while gaining insights on how to appraise the "new technology" companies of the future. This complete and well researched history of industries and investing wouldn't be complete without a look at: how Thomas Edison lost control of his company, the impact of the Standard Oil breakup, the early days of the wireless industry, and the changing face of the computer industry today. Investors looking for industry-shaping investments will undoubtedly use Engines That Move Markets as their guide. This book reveals in detail how technology has changed our economy, our markets, our society and the world we live in. Through exhaustive research, Alasdair Nairn captures this pattern and examines the impact that some of the greatest technological inventions of the past two hundred years have had on financial markets and investors' fortunes. Each chapter explores a different technological innovation, and provides valuable insights on how to apply these lessons to appraise the "new technology" companies of the future.

Very good condition - The dust jacket is slightly shelf worn and the spine is torn at the front of the book.

A very comprehensive and interesting read.

Author(s):
Alasdair Nairn
Condition:
Used: very good
ISBN-10:
0471205958
ISBN-13:
9780471205951
Publisher:
Wiley
Title:
Engines that Move

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