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HEDGE FUND READING LIST: Hundreds of investors say these 10 finance books are must-reads

GuilhermeMesquita/Shutterstock SumZero, a social network for buyside investors, asked its members to share their favorite investment books in their user profiles.<p>The list is based on 1,120 responses, and ranked from least to most recommended. You can consider it a hedge fund reading list.<p>The books …

Investing

5 Books Bill Gates Says You Should Read Over The Holidays

From David Foster Wallace on tennis to sly statement about Trump, some great reading recommendations (or gift ideas) from the world’s leading philanthropist.<p>When he’s not eradicating polio and pushing his billionaire friends to give away their fortunes, Bill Gates is reading interesting books and …

7 books that will change the way you work in 2017

Over the past year, we've covered a bunch of books that redefine "work" and offer solid tips for making it a less terrible way to spend your time.<p>Our list is a diverse sampling of advice and strategies from business-school professors, psychologists, and career coaches — all with the same goal of …

Self-improvement

The 7 books every entrepreneur MUST read!

Share13<p>Tweet<p>Share33<p>+11<p>Shares 47<p>“Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.”<p>–Henry David Thoreau<p>Entrepreneurs and …

10 Books billionaire Warren Buffett wants every entrepreneur to read

Share36<p>Tweet<p>Share92<p>+12<p>Shares 130<p>Warren Buffett is a voracious reader, and the legendary investor isn’t shy about sharing his book recommendations. …

Investing

What Kind of Housing Will ‘Generation Rent’ Be Able to Actually Afford?

If we're probably never going to afford to buy in major cities, we'll need to start weighing up other options in all their shiny glory.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>While baby boomers sit on cash cows in Dalston—where property prices have increased by nearly 60 percent over the past …

Housing

14 Books by Billionaires That Should Be on Every Entrepreneur's Christmas List | Inc.com

Reading is an essential part of any learning process. Books give you an intimate glimpse into the minds of others. They reveal subtleties you may not yet be aware of. So, especially when you're navigating a road as ambiguous as entrepreneurship, it's a good idea to take a page out of the stories of …

Ralph Lauren

15 Free E-Books That Will Help You Be a Better Entrepreneur | Inc.com

Whether you have only recently started entertaining the thought of striking out on your own or you've been an entrepreneur for a while, we can all agree on one thing, there is always more to learn. The other thing we can all agree on is that trying to find the information you need can be …

Entrepreneurship

21 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he said. "We want to …

Investing

Startup investor Scott Belsky shares five big predictions for the future of technology

Allow me to explain, as well as share some implications for each:<p>The concept of actively "posting" or "sharing" will be frowned upon and entirely replaced by a passive stream of your life's experiences, whereabouts, and media consumption. Imagine a 24 hour channel of you that is authentic, aways …

Under Siege

The CEO of one of the largest US homebuilders perfectly summed up the housing market

Ryan Marshall, CEO of the homebuilder Pulte Group, however, laid out the state of the US housing market in one succinct quote.<p>"With US new home sales for 2016 on track to grow in excess of 10% over last year, we believe housing demand remains on a sustained path of recovery fueled by ongoing job …

Housing Market

Read These Books Instead of Getting an MBA

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.</i><p>I don’t blame people for wanting to get an MBA. It’s not their fault they’ve been duped into believing …

Fundraising

Watch: How Independent Pizzeria Makes Seattle’s Best Pizza Crust

Today our friends at <b>ChefSteps</b> enlist the assistance of a master to learn how to make the perfect pizza dough for their series, "Other People's Ideas."<p>Joe Heffernan, co-owner of Seattle's Independent Pizzeria, knows his way around a dough recipe: The Chefsteps team claims his is the best in the …

Food

Amazon is testing out a 30-hour workweek

Instead of the normal 40-hour week (or, more recently, the 50-, 60-, or 70-hour week), the world's second-largest retailer will let roughly a dozen "part-time" employees cut back to just 30 hours at 75% the typical salary, but still retain all their benefits.<p>"A lot of companies have talked about …

Employment

6 Must-Read Books Recommended by Top Leaders

To do what those who have come before you have done, read what they read.<p>Reading is the process wherein someone else's experiences, lessons learned, and ideas transfer themselves into your mind.<p>The benefits of reading--even just six minutes of it--have been statistically proven repeatedly over the …

Self-improvement

How a 30-something couple got rich and retired by not joining home ownership 'cult'

Kristy Shen and Bryce Leung are a 30-something couple who retired last year with more than a million bucks in the bank. Now they travel the …

Canadian Real Estate

7 Sales Books for Those Who Hate Selling - Small Business Trends

You may have heard the quote “Nothing happens until a sale is made.” If you’re a business owner who has optimized the production side of your …

Small Business

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

Flip : How to Find, Fix, and Sell Houses for Profit

• <b>Author:</b> Rick Villani and Others<p><i>FLIP</i><b>, the third book in the National Bestselling Millionaire Real Estate Series (More than 500,000 copies sold!)</b><p><i>FLIP</i> provides a detailed, step-by-step process to analyze each investment, identify the best improvements, accurately estimate the costs and intelligently …

21 Recipes for Mouthwatering Memorial Day Burgers

Memorial Day is fast approaching, and, obviously, that means grilling burgers. Believe us, we'll throw just about <i>anything</i> that's edible over the flames, but the joy of biting into the rosy, juicy insides of a well-charred hunk of beef jammed between bread has established the burger in its deserved …

Cooking

Private equity firm offers farmers relief

Joelle Faulkner may have grown up on a dairy farm, but she never thought that she would end up in the agriculture business.<p>She studied at Oxford, Stanford and the University of Western Ontario. She is a lawyer and an engineer who has spent most of her career in finance.<p>"Agriculture is the last …

10 Boring Investments That Are Surprisingly Profitable

It may seem fun to invest in companies that excite you. But there are few things more exciting than seeing share prices rise, even if the companies …

Investing

The Accidental Superpower

• <b>Author:</b> Peter Zeihan<p>In the bestselling tradition of <i>The World Is Flat</i> and <i>The Next 100 Years</i>, THE ACCIDENTAL SUPERPOWER will be a much discussed, contrarian, and eye-opening assessment of American power.<p>Near the end of the Second World War, the United States made a bold strategic gambit that rewired …

This startup is the new secret weapon investors are using to outsmart each other

Except for investors using a tool called Second Measure. They already knew its sales hadn't recovered — and they knew which restaurants Chipotle's customers had turned to instead.<p>Many analysts could have guessed Chipotle's sales hadn't recovered, but wouldn't have recognized that the surprise …

Investing

IPOs are sending a chilling message about the stock market

"Either the IPO market is going to pick up, or the stock market is going to pull back, but it's hard to envision both conditions peacefully coexisting," Jack Ablin, chief investment officer at BMO Private Bank told the Wall Street Journal.<p>In the US, only 8 IPOs made it through the window in the …

Stock Markets
Venture Capital
Venture Capital

Meet the 29-Year-Old Disruptor Turning the Senior Care Industry on Its Head

<i>This profile is part of “The Fortune Entrepreneurs” list. See the full package here.</i><p>Don’t let Josh Bruno’s charming smile and young age fool you. He …

New Jersey

What does it mean to be “economically literate” anyway?

2016-03-25T10:00:01.000Z<p>By: Matthew C Klein<p>A well-rounded education should give some understanding of economics and finance. So, in principle, it’s a …

Economics
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