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  • The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation

    The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Jon Gertner
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Penguin Press HC, The (2012, Mar 15th).
    Pages:   432

    A sweeping, atmospheric history of Bell Labs that highlights its unparalleled role as an incubator of innovation and birthplace of the century's most influential technologies. Bell Laboratories, which thrived from the 1920s to the 1980s, was the most innovative and productive institution of the twentieth century. Long before America's brightest scientific minds began migrating west to Silicon Valley, they flocked to this sylvan campus in the New Jersey suburbs built and funded by AT&T. At its peak, Bell Labs employed nearly fifteen thousand people, twelve hundred of whom had PhDs. Thirteen would go on to win Nobel prizes. It was a citadel of science and scholarship as well as a hotbed of creative thinking. It was, in effect, a factory of ideas whose workings have remained largely hidden until now. more

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  • FT Guide to Wealth Management: How to Plan, Invest and Protect Your Financial Assets (Financial Times Guides)

    FT Guide to Wealth Management: How to Plan, Invest and Protect Your Financial Assets (Financial Times Guides)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Jason Butler
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   FT Press; 1 edition (2011, Nov 24th).
    Pages:   336

    The Financial Times Guide to Wealth Management is your definitive guide to preserving and enhancing your wealth and getting the most out of your finances. Whether you want to do it yourself, or get an overview of the basics so you can understand the experts, this book gives you the answers. Up to date with all the latest changes to UK pension, tax and legal rules, it covers everything you need to know in one easy to read guide. more

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  • Post Office Jobs: Explore and Find Jobs, Prepare for the 473 Postal Exam, and Locate ALL Job Opportunities

    Post Office Jobs: Explore and Find Jobs, Prepare for the 473 Postal Exam, and Locate ALL Job Opportunities

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Dennis Damp
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Bookhaven Press (2009, Jun 1st).
    Pages:   256

    This all new 5th edition describes the Postal Services' new automated online eCareer application system and examination process. This is the first book to cover the eCareer process; all Postal Exam books published prior to 2009 are outdated. This new edition includes a 473 Postal Exam study guide and provides all of the information needed to locate job vacancies, prepare for exams and explore all jobs including those that don't require entrance tests. This updated edition covers all occupations from general maintenance and technicians to truck drivers, mail carriers, clerks, administrative and clerical positions. The author provides an insider's perspective of what it takes to go from job hunter to hired and everything in between. Damp worked 35 years for Uncle Sam. more

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  • Your Living Trust and Estate Plan 2012-2013: How to Maximize Your Family's Assets and Protect Your Loved Ones

    Your Living Trust and Estate Plan 2012-2013: How to Maximize Your Family's Assets and Protect Your Loved Ones

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Harvey J. Platt
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Allworth Press; 4 edition (2011, Oct 1st).
    Pages:   352

    Plan your estate and save yourself and your family a fortune.This revised fourth edition from estate-planning expert Harvey J. Platt details the most up-to-date strategies for using a living trust to create a flexible estate plan. With explanations of the latest tax laws, including the new Tax Relief Act, changes to the gift and generation skipping tax laws, and the new unified tax schedule rate. This book maps out the most effective techniques for saving money and property and provides the essential details of successful estate planning. Your Living Trust and Estate Plan 2011-2012 covers vital subjects not found in other books and discusses the components of and variations in living trusts, how to select beneficiaries, understanding the probate process, contributing to charities, life insurance, retirement benefits, ethical wills, dynasty trusts, postmortem planning, trust decanting, income tax planning, and offshore trusts. more

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  • Creating Wealth: Retire in Ten Years Using Allen's Seven Principles

    Creating Wealth: Retire in Ten Years Using Allen's Seven Principles

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Robert G. Allen
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Free Press; Reprint edition (2011, Jan 1st).
    Pages:   272

    Popular speaker, multimillionaire, and author of the all-time bestselling real-estate book Nothing Down, Robert G. Allen knows how to bring you financial success. With his seminars sweeping the nation, Allen is at the cutting edge of strategic wealth creation now more than ever. And in this completely revised edition of his classic bestseller Creating Wealth Allen gives you the basic principles that you need to stop thinking poor and start growing rich. Moving beyond just real estate, Allen goes straight to the core of people's inner motivations and beliefs about money to give you all the fundamentals of wealth creation. By developing a wealthy mind-set, anyone can take off into financial self-reliance -- and Allen shows you how. He explains the ways in which most of us have been programmed to think that only saving is good and debt and risk are bad, so that in our efforts to gain security, we cheat ourselves out of getting rich. more

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  • Buy High, Sell Higher: Why Buy-And-Hold Is Dead And Other Investing Lessons from CNBC's "The Liquidator"

    Buy High, Sell Higher: Why Buy-And-Hold Is Dead And Other Investing Lessons from CNBC's "The Liquidator"

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Joe Terranova
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Business Plus (2012, Jan 3rd).
    Pages:   272

    Whether you're a professional investor or just want to trade like one, Buy High, Sell Higher will show you how to pick winners, maximize gains and minimize losses...In this book, you'll learn how a stock's price is just the beginning of the story, and that other indicators like moving averages and volume can help you to spot stocks that have momentum. You'll also learn how to determine the optimal moment to buy a stock, when to sell it, how to protect yourself against sudden reversals in the market, and how to capitalize on moments when other investors are retreating.What's the best month to buy tech stocks? To sell an energy asset? And what is the one-day of the year that you should never, ever trade on? Answers to these and other questions are just some of the insights that Joe Terranova shares in Buy High, Sell Higher. more

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  • Currency Trading For Dummies

    Currency Trading For Dummies

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Brian Dolan
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   For Dummies; 2 edition (2011, Jul 12th).
    Pages:   360

    Your plain-English guide to currency tradingForex markets can be one of the fastest and most volatile financial markets to trade. Money can be lost or made in a matter of seconds, and forex markets are always moving. So how do you keep up? This hands-on, friendly guide shows you how the forex market really works, what moves it, and how you can actively trade in it — without losing your head!All the world's a stage — get an easy-to-follow introduction to the global forex market and understand its size, scope, and playersShow me the money — take a look at the major fundamental and economic drivers that influence currency values and get the know-how to interpret data and events like a proPrepare for battle — discover different types of trading styles and make a concrete strategy and game plan before you act on anythingPull the trigger — establish a position in the market, manage the trade while it's open, and close out on the most advantageous termsOpen the book and find:Currency trading conventions and toolsKey characteristics of successful tradersTrading pitfalls to avoid and risk management rules to live byHow major currencies typically tradeWhy it's important to be organized and preparedThe 411 on buying and selling simultaneouslyTips for understanding rollovers and interest ratesLearn to:Grasp currency quotesCapitalize on the foreign exchange marketManage risk and rewardUse the forces that drive currency movementsIdentify key traits of individual currency pairs . more

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  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Foreign Currency Trading, 2E

    The Complete Idiot's Guide to Foreign Currency Trading, 2E

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Gary Tilkin
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Alpha; 2 Original edition (2011, Oct 4th).
    Pages:   336

    a roadmap for success; the strategies to use and pitfalls to avoid. more

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  • The Forex Edge: Uncover the Secret Scams and Tricks to Profit in the World's Largest Financial Market

    The Forex Edge: Uncover the Secret Scams and Tricks to Profit in the World's Largest Financial Market

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   James Dicks
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   McGraw-Hill; 1 edition (2011, Nov 23rd).
    Pages:   256

    Generate greater profits while protecting your investments in the world’s largest market Much has changed since leading forex expert and educator James Dicks introduced retail investors to trading in the foreign exchange currency market. The market’s daily turnover has grown considerably, and more and more traders are achieving financial success by trading currencies—many thanks to Dicks’s advice. Now, in The Forex Edge, he warns you about the less-than-honest practices and elaborate schemes many brokers use to prevent prosperous traders from retaining their wealth. This cautionary book is the result of Dicks’s personal investigation into an assembly of forex brokers after a suspicious reversal of fortune forced him to close his trading account. more

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  • The Everything Guide to Currency Trading: All the tools, training, and techniques you need to succeed in trading currency (Everything Series)

    The Everything Guide to Currency Trading: All the tools, training, and techniques you need to succeed in trading currency (Everything Series)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   David Borman
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Adams Media (2012, Mar 17th).
    Pages:   288

    Currency trading can be profitable or perilous—depending upon your expertise as a trader. In this no-nonsense guide, you'll learn the basics of currency investing, from global macroeconomics to technical analysis, as well as many of the strategies that successful traders use. As you develop key skills, like buying ETFs and back-testing trades, you'll learn everything you need to succeed in this tumultuous world, including: What goes on behind the scenes in the market How to evaluate currency pairs and look for big opportunities Which kind of technical analyses work—and why How to minimize risk through hedging with "safe" currencies With unique trading strategies designed for investors at various levels of budget and risk, The Everything Guide to Currency Trading is all you need to cash in on the ever-expanding Forex market, no matter how new you are to the challenging game of currency trading. more

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