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Financial Futures Markets: Structure, Pricing and Practice

By: Merrick, John J. Jr.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Ballinger Diviision, Harper & Row: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004894

ISBN: 0887303382

Condition: Near Fine


216 pp., bibliog., Nearly new, gift quality, no markings, very slight edgewear on dj. Part of the Institutional Investor Series in Finance. A detailed, fairly technical introduction to futures contracts, relationships between futures pricings and cash market pricing, stock index program trading, portfolio insurance strategies, cross hedging, and more. View more info

Stealth Management

By: Miller, Sheldon

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Tulsa, Oklahoma, Stealth Management Institute: 1993

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 001118

ISBN: 0963531603

Condition: Near Fine


290 pp., index, appendix of survey forms, reading list. A former CEO of Tesco Engineering gives pointers on developing an effective management style based on shared values. "With shared goals, they will hardly know you are leading them," the dust jacket states. Nearly new, no markings. Practical, readable guide based on actual factory experience. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Marketing Strategies for Community Banks

By: Moran, Justin L.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Boston, Bankers Publishing Co: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006001

ISBN: 0872671054

Condition: Near Fine


199 pp. Nearly new, bright text, no markings. A wide range of marketing ideas for community banks in the pre-Internet era during a period of low interest rates. Author emphasizes personal, friendly service. Many of these ideas remain valid despite the public's distrust of banks since the 2008 credit crisis. View more info

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Harvesting Profits on Wall Street: Essays in Investing

By: Muhlenkamp, Ron

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Wexford Pa., Ron Muhlenkamp & Co.: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006022

ISBN: 0965301532

Condition: Fine-


282 pp., glossary, index, several charts and tables. With June 21, 2007 promotional letter from the author laid in. Muhlenkamp, who began investing in the late 1960s as a bear market developed, provides a readable primer on investment basics for the novice. He is a professional investment manager. This self-published first edition preceded a revised edition produced by Wiley & Sons. View more info

"Money 2002: The Long Hangover" -- June 9, 2002 Issue

By: New York Times Magazine

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, NY Times: 2002

Seller ID: 009511

Condition: Good


138pp. Moderate wear, corner creases, some wrinkling. Package of articles on the US economy in the wake of the 2000 dots-com boom and bust. Case study of the eToy.com failure. by Michael Sokolove. A look at post-Enron Houston. Photo essay about various couples in various regions at the median income level of $54,000; "The Earnings Cult" by Harris Collingwood; Nobel laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz weighs in on globalism. Size: 4vo -- 11.5 In Tall View more info

Oct. 20, 2002 Issue -- End of Middle-Class America Cover

By: New York Times Magazine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, NY Times Co.: 2002

Seller ID: 009876

Condition: Good


146 pp. Moderate wear, some thumbing, but intact. Cover story by economist Paul Klugman is Part 1 of a 2-part series on growing income inequality in America. Coupled with a photo portfolio by William Eggleston showing middle-class life in 1965-74. Accidentally (or deliberately?), the same issue includes a 46-page special advertising section featuring various mansions and penthouses for sale, in NY and elsewhere. Issue also has an article on Karl Rove's political work for George Bush. Size: 4to -- 11.5 In. View more info

American Newspaper Directory

By: Newspaper Advertising Bureau

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, George P. Rowell & Co.: 1879

Seller ID: 010196

Condition: Fair -


532 pp. Boards present but detached, spine cloth missing. Textblock intact. Pencil squiggles and arithmetic on endpapers. Publication date not present but likely 1879 or 1880, considering references to 1870 Census and dated quotations about newspapers. A quarterly listing of all newspapers and periodicals in the U.S., arranged by state and city. Most of the newspapers are now long gone or merged. Rear sections include lists of specialized publications by topic; foreign language newspapers; Canadian publications, plus several dozen pages of ads for individual newspapers seeking advertising. For... View more info

Marriott: The J. Willard Marriott Story

By: O'Brien, Robert

Price: $2.25

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Utah, Deseret Book Co.: 1987

Seller ID: 001336

ISBN: 0877476829

Condition: Good +


344 pp., with 16 pp. b&w photos. Diagonal crease on cover, rubbing along spine, moderately toned. Text clean. A biography of the hotel magnate. View more info

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The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom

By: Orman, Suze

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Pub: 1997

Edition: 35th Printing

Seller ID: 007069

ISBN: 0517707918

Condition: Very Good


290 pp., index. Marginal note on p. 25. Otherwise text clean. Light wear. Spine edges lightly bumped. Orman provides a best-seller guide to the basics of sensible personal finance. She emphasizes defining goals and examining one's emotional attitudes about money. Includes helpful checklists. View more info

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Mission Possible: Achieving Outperformance in a Low-Return World

By: Oyster, Michael J.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Chicago, Dearborn Trade Publishing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004576

ISBN: 1419511300

Condition: Fine


217 pp. New, with pre-publication press release laid in. Cover slightly curled. A guide for intermediate and advanced investors trying to beat the market. Relies heavily on price-earnings analysis. Oyster is a longtime analyst for Schaeffer's Investment Research and other firms. View more info

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The Six-Day Financial Makeover: Transform Your Financial Life in Less Than a Week!

By: Pagliarini, Robert

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Griffin (St. Martin): 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005717

ISBN: 0312377746

Condition: Near Fine


282 pp. Nearly new, slight crease along fore edge of front cover. Spine uncreased. No markings. Numerous diagrams, lists, bullet points etc. Readable guide for gaining control of one's personal finances and investments, and directing toward the achievement of specific goals. Author is president of Pacifica Wealth Advisors in southern California. View more info

In-laws and Outlaws

By: Parkinson, C. Northcote

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Riverside Press: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 003696

Condition: Very Good +


238 pp., numerous humorous cartoons and dust jacket sketch by Robert C. Osborn. Clipped corner on dj. Chipping along top edge of dj. No markings in text. Binding firm. Parkinson continues to poke fun at the stuffed shirts of the boardroom, giving practical pointers for understanding the corporate mindset. Includes his Third Law. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Investing Unplugged: Secrets from the Inside

By: Patel, Alpesh B.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Palgrave (Macmillan): 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004502

ISBN: 1403946205

Condition: Fine


210 pp. New, unread, no markings. Tight binding. A frank look at securities marketing, investment hype, etc. How to sift through the chaff of investment journalism to find worthwhile tips. View more info

The Founder's Touch

By: Petrakis, Harry Mark

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY: McGraw Hill, 1965:

Edition: F

Seller ID: 000531


Hard Cover. Good/Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 235 pp. Biography of Motorola's founder. Slight rubbing, ID stickers f.e.p., r.e.p. Printing layout looks erroneous. View more info

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The Career Coward's Guide to Job Searching

By: Piotrowski, Katy

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Indianapolis, JIST Works: 2008

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 0005532

ISBN: 1593573928

Condition: Fine


187 pp. New, unread, no markings. Advance reading copy. Very readable guide to a systematic approach to finding a new job. Designed for people who may lack confidence in their work abilities or experience. As a recent employee displaced by a corporate downsizing, I can vouch her pointers are realistic and useful even in a recessionary job market. View more info

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The Career Coward's Guide to Job Searching

By: Piotrowski, Katy

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Indianapolis, JIST Works: 2008

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 005532

ISBN: 1593573928

Condition: Fine


187 pp. New, unread, no markings. Advance reading copy. Very readable guide to a systematic approach to finding a new job. Designed for people who may lack confidence in their work abilities or experience. As a recent employee displaced by a corporate downsizing, I can vouch her pointers are realistic and useful even in a recessionary job market. View more info

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The 100 Greatest Leadership Principles of All Time

By: Pockell, Leslie, Ed. (with Avila, Adrienne)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Warner Business Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005468

ISBN: 0446579912

Condition: Fine


110 pp. As new. Clean white boards, excellent dj. Gift quality. A collection of succinct quotes, one sentence per page. Ideal for the busy CEO needing 5 minutes of inspiration for the executive washroom. Some of the quotes are especially pithy -- I like Samuel Butler's "There are no mistakes so great as that of being always right." A mixture of modern and classical quotes, useful for accenting a speech or seminar. View more info

The Wave 3 Way to Building Your Downline

By: Poe, Richard

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, Prima Publishing: 1996

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 005001

ISBN: 0761504397

Condition: Near Fine


229 pp. Virtually new, no spine creases, no markings, bright. A guide to multilevel marketing techniques and salesmanship in general. Introduction by Success magazine editor Duncan Maxwell Anderson. View more info

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Organizing Your Work Space: A Guide to Personal Productivity

By: Pollar, Odette

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Menlo Park Calif., Crisp Publications: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005362

ISBN: 1560521252

Condition: Very Good


92 pp. Light curled crease of front cover, some pages thumbed. No markings, still almost new. A readable and encouraging guide to reducing and eventually eliminating desk clutter. Also has useful pointers on making lists. Author has provided time management training to several high-tech corporations. A "50 Minute Series" book. View more info

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Competitive Advantage: Creating and Sustaining Superior Performance

By: Porter, Michael E.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Free Press: 1998

Edition: 40th Printing.

Seller ID: 009372

ISBN: 0684841460

Condition: Very Good +


557 pp. spine edge bumped, light wear to cover, but still new appearing.; Text clean. Leatherette type cloth is richer looking than other reprints. Gilt titling on spine bright. A Harvard business professor shows how to analyze a company by its various processes and price them competitively. Includes numerous diagrams and index. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In View more info