Stock Market Contest by Jason Kelly

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Fifteen years. Ten contestants. Two bull markets. Two bear markets. Five million dollars. Jason Kelly's gripping account of the Colvin Real Estate Group's singular money race strips away the empty promises of investment advisors and shows what it really takes to win at stocks. Top business students specializing in different strategies and different sectors raced each other through an extraordinary set of events including the dot-com bubble and bust, the housing bubble and bust, the collapse of Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers, and the government interventions that ignited a roaring recovery on Wall Street. All ten delivered first-rate performances, but only one claimed the prize.
 

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JASON KELLY is a reporter with Bloomberg News based in New York. He covers the global private equity industry and is a frequent contributor to Bloomberg Television and Bloomberg Businessweek. During his ten years with Bloomberg, Kelly has also followed the technology industry and written about issues ranging from the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina to economic development during the war in Afghanistan. Prior to joining Bloomberg, he was the editor in chief of digitalsouth magazine, a publication focused on technology and finance in the Southeast and Texas.
 
Published November 11, 2011 by Jason Kelly Press. 465 pages
Genres: Business & Economics. Fiction

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