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Business Adventures

Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street

By John Brooks
21-minute read
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Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street by John Brooks

Business Adventures comprises twelve riveting case studies of key developments in business, economics and finance. While they concern events and companies you may never have heard of, the case studies are highly entertaining and the lessons learned from them are still applicable today.

  • Anyone interested in the highlights of modern economic history
  • Decision-makers in the private or public sector who want to avoid the follies of those who came before them

John Brooks (1920–1993) was a journalist and author, known primarily for his work as a long-time contributor to The New Yorker magazine, where he wrote articles similar to the ones talked about in Business Adventures.

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