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PRAISE FOR HIGH--FLYING ADVENTURES IN THE STOCK MARKET "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

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471443056
ISBN-10: 0471443050
Format: Paperback
(220mm x 144mm x 20mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Molly Baker

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

Books By Molly Baker

High-flying Adventures in the Stock Market by Molly Baker
Hardback, April 2000