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Title:
The detective and the investor : uncovering investment techniques from legendary sleuths
Author:
Hagstrom, Robert G., 1956-
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Publication Information:
New York ; London : Texere, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
x, 262 pages ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781587991271
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

At a time when the practices and investment techniques of Wall Street analysts are being questioned widely for being biased and not thorough, Robert Hagstrom teaches how investment professionals and personal investors can take investment decisions into their hands successfully by applying the methods of the some of the world's most famous detectives, including Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes, Edgar Allan Poe's Auguste Dupin, G.K. Chesterton's Father Brown and Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot.


Table of Contents

1 The Detective and the Investor
2 Edgar Allan Poe and Auguste Dupin
3 Dupin on Wall Street
4 Conan Doyle and Sherlock Holmes
5 Holmes on Wall Street
6 G.K. Chesterton and Father Brown
7 Father Brown on Wall Street
8 How to Become a Great Financial Detective
Appendix I Where to Go for Information
Appendix II For Further Reading
Notes
Acknowledgements
Index