Chances are you havenat been making the best investing decisions. Why? BECAUSE THATaS HOW WALL STREET WANTS IT Wall Street is very good at one thing: convincing you to act against your own interests. And thereas no one out there better equipped with the knowledge and moxie to explain how it all works than Josh Brown. A man The New York Times referred to as athe Merchant of Snarka and Barronas called apot-stirring and provocative, a Brown worked for 10 years in the industry, a time during which he learned some hard truths about how clients are routinely treatedaand how their money is sent on a one-way trip to Wall Streetas coffers. Backstage Wall Street reveals the inner workings of the worldas biggest money machine and explains how a relatively small confederation of brilliant, sometimes ill-intentioned people fuel it, operate it, and repair it when necessaryanone of which is for the good of the average investor. Offering a look that only a long-term insider could provide (and that only a areformeda insider would want to provide), Brown describes: THE PEOPLEaWhy retail brokers always profitaeven if you donat THE PRODUCTSaHow funds, ETFs, and other products are invented as failsafe profit generatorsafor the inventors alone THE PITCHaThe marketing schemes designed for one thing and one thing only: to separate you from your money Itas that bad . . . but thereas a light at the end of the tunnel. Brown gives you the knowledge you need to make the right decisions at the right time. Backstage Wall Street is about seeing reality for what it is and adjusting your actions accordingly. Itas about learning who and what to steer clear of at all times. And itas about setting the stage for a bright financial futureayour own way.Until you read this book.aquot; --JAMES ALTUCHER, Formula Capital and author of aquot;I Was Blind but Now I Seeaquot; aquot;Joshua wants Wall Street to be awesome. You can feel it every day on his amazing blog and in this great book.
|Title||:||Backstage Wall Street: An Insider’s Guide to Knowing Who to Trust, Who to Run From, and How to Maximize Your Investments|
|Author||:||Joshua M. Brown|
|Publisher||:||McGraw Hill Professional - 2012-03-27|