With compelling clarity, Henwood dissects the world’s greatest financial center, laying open the Intricacies of how, and for whom, the market works. The Wall. In , though, such arguments were pretty close to unheard of. Which is what makes Doug Henwood’s book Wall Street, published that year. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY. ADVERTISEMENT. Wall Street: How It Works and for Whom. Doug Henwood, Author Verso $25 (p) ISBN

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Read if you are a beginner. It also includes a sample trading week to put these concepts into action.

The newsletter is widely followed in the investment community. Get it for free: This has to count in wal of the market as a provider of capital. Wall Street is an ace book; in my professional opinion as a business school graduate it contains the clearest explanation you will find of how financial markets work, much better than the one in Principles of Corporate Finance, Modern Investment Theory or any similar MBA textbooks.

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Henwood’s most recent book is My Turn: Hebwood 19, Claudia rated it really liked it. From toHenwood pursued a doctorate in English with a focus on British and American poetry and critical theory at the University of Virginiabut he left before completing his dissertation. Return to Book Page. The needs of the bond markets long-term investments that are weakened by inflation have determined our low-growth economic policies and limited possibilities for unionization and economic equality douh the U.


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Wall Street: How It Works and for Whom by Doug Henwood

DH is often too facile with his examples–for instance, holding up Japanese keiretsu as an example of more equitable economic organization is a cartel really better for the little guy? I give DH ehnwood lot of credit: With compelling clarity, Henwood dissects the world’s greatest financial center, laying open the Intricacies of how, and for whom, the market works.

This chapter discusses how the markets are intertwined, with a focus on credit, finance and the economy, allocation etc. This would probably decrease volatility and may be liquidity too… Laurent.

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The Wall Street which emerges is not a pretty sight. It was definitely an interesting read, especially because it was written in the mids.

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Henwood had been a regular contributor to Samori Marksman ‘s show, starting in This chapter discusses in detail the Keynesian view of the markets, as well as those of Marx. I cant wait to read his book on the end of the ‘new economy’, although after reading wall street I’m not sure what about it he would dohg to correct or change to account for the bursting of the dotcom or the housing bubbles, since some parts of the book read as if they were written in uenwood middle of the TARP era.


Archived from the original on Make no mistake, “Wall Street” is a hard-left leaning book.

Preview — Wall Street by Doug Henwood. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jason Schulman rated it really liked it Jul 30, This book focuses a lot on Keynes’ flaws and elitism, but his way is certainly a big improvement over the insane pro-rentier situation we are currently in.

Wall Street: How It Works and for Whom

The book is composed of seven chapters as follows: He is a contributor editor at The Nation. I got the odd extra spaces too. This was followed in by Wall Street Verso Booksin which Henwood described the workings of high finance, and then by After the New Economy The New Press, an analysis of the s boom and bust. Joseph rated it it was amazing Jul 08, That is, they hope that the firm they finance will ultimately go public or be acquired by a public company.

I started reading this book because I’ve been reading some left-leaning econ bloggers Josh Mason, Mike Konczal and ran across mention of Henwood and this book a few times.