A Piece of the Action

A Piece of the Action

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Winner of the Helen Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism One of Business Weeka€™s a€œTen Best Business Books of the Yeara€ When it was published in 1994, A Piece of the Action was wildly acclaimed by Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, authors Michael Lewis and Brian Burroughs; it won the Helen Bernstein Prize and was a national bestseller. Joseph Nocera describes the historical process by which millions of middle class Americans went from being saversa€”people who kept their money in the bank, and spent it frugallya€”to being unrepentant borrowers and investors. A Piece of the Action is an important piece of financial and social history, and with a new introduction, Noceraa€™s 2013 critique of the uses of the revolution is a powerful warning and admonition to understand what is at stake before we act, to look before we jump.How the Middle Class Joined the Money Class Joe Nocera. the Internet bubblea€” and ... In Boston, the Herald, a tabloid then owned by Rupert Murdoch, began running a stock market game for its readers. I would wander into the Fidelityanbsp;...

Title:A Piece of the Action
Author:Joe Nocera
Publisher:Simon and Schuster - 2013-01-15


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