High-Flying Adventures in the Stock Market by Molly Baker

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"A wonderful read-Baker takes you through a year in the life of a fund manager-it's so well conceived and written that you'll think you were there too. Individual investors who manage their own money should put this book in their 'portfolio.' Informative, educational, great fun."-Larry Waterhouse Jr., Chairman, TD Waterhouse Investor Services, Inc.
"Most Americans know mutual funds only by their performance numbers. In High-Flying Adventures in the Stock Market, Molly Baker takes us inside the fund industry to give us a compelling and intimate look at the human drama of running a fund."-Douglas K. Sease, Editor, Wall Street Journal Books
"Baker uses the eye for detail she acquired as a reporter for the Wall Street Journal to explain the high-pressure world of the money manager in laymen's terms. For those seeking a readable, inside account of the '90s historic stock market boom, this is a book to add to the portfolio."-Dana Milbank, staff writer, The Washington Post
"Baker has provided an unusual perspective into the world of mutual fund management. She is a real reporter who is skilled in her understanding of what she describes and lively in her choice of episodes. The book is fun as well as informative."-Peter L. Bernstein, President, Peter L. Bernstein, Inc. author of Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk
"A fantastic voyage through the mutual fund universe. Every investor should read this book."-Andrew Metrick, Assistant Professor of FinanceThe Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

About Molly Baker

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MOLLY BAKER is a freelance journalist and has worked as a reporter with the Wall Street Journal, NBC News, and the Rocky Mountain News. In addition, Ms. Baker was a financial analyst on Wall Street for CS First Boston. She lives outside Philadelphia with her husband and two children.
Published April 26, 2000 by Wiley. 288 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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He's a modest and soft-spoken guy who occasionally says things such as ""buy 25,000 shares."" Although trading makes up the book's action, Frey's insights about buying or selling particular stocks, unfortunately, are hidden inside his head.

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