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

Author: Maujora Akimi
Country: Timor Leste
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Health and Food
Published (Last): 1 October 2010
Pages: 244
PDF File Size: 17.80 Mb
ePub File Size: 6.64 Mb
ISBN: 495-6-89756-470-7
Downloads: 92013
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Nikazahn

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. Open Preview See a Problem? In an equally extraordinary act of generosity, Doug has decided to release it to the internet, gratis, under a Creative Commons Licence. If you’re in a position of influence, read the whole thing!

Wall Street: How It Works and for Whom

Can’t recommend it enough. This chapter covers the main stakeholders including households, streeet business, financial institutions, the government etc. GalbraithChristopher HitchensLewis H. After college Henwood worked as secretary to the chair of a small Wall Street brokerage firm headed by a former Bell Labs physicist that doyg quantitative analysis techniques in the mids, predating the later widespread adoption of similar methods on Wall Street.


If you don’t agree, there is a subdivision in Nevada that I’d like to sell you. It also includes a sample trading week to put these concepts into action.

I could be putting together a play where a US-based left winger could be handy on the board, and he wall to know his way around the markets. The great distinction of the late s market was to provide finance for the likes of Pets. Jul 16, Gerald Weaver rated it it was amazing. Henwood received a B.

To ask other readers questions about Wall Streetplease sign up. However, it gives a larger view of what wall street is and how it operates.

The breadth of topics discussed within this book is commendable, backed by stteet plethora of references for further reading in areas of interest. Views Read Edit View history. From throughthe average was 0.

No trivia or quizzes yet. This is a really good book if you want to understand how the financial system works in the U. Sfreet to Book Page.


The good news is you can get it for free online. The stock market is a material source of funds for indstry about once every fifteen years during IPO booms. Read if you are a beginner.

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

Feb 08, Rob Trump rated it really liked coug. A simple google search will locate it. I quit not quite halfway through, but that’s says more about me than it does Henwood’s book.

The newsletter is widely followed in the investment community. Huszar finally realized something that would surprise an “economist” but not a socialist: This chapter discusses in detail the Keynesian view of the markets, as wal as those of Marx.

A funny thing about ddoug are dividends: Archived from the original on Dec 25, Bryan Atinsky rated it it was amazing. He is the author of a recent book… read more.