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Brenda Jubin is an independent trader and investor with an academic and business background. She taught philosophy at Yale and was dean of Morse College, one of Yale's twelve undergraduate residential colleges. She then founded Brevis Press, a company specializing in academic press book ... more

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Book Review: Zuboff, The Age Of Surveillance Capitalism
Shoshana Zuboff has the rare ability to take a subject that has been beaten to death and offer a fresh, provocative take. The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power is such a work.
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Book Review: Ochoa-Brillembourg, Delivering Alpha
Delivering Alpha: Lessons from 30 Years of Outperforming Investment Benchmarks is written for “any finance professional who wants to know how to add sustainable value to globally diversified institutional portfolios.”
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Book Review: Furr Et Al., Leading Transformation
Companies frequently have to reinvent themselves, a task neglected because of comfort with the familiar and fear of the unknown and because management simply doesn’t know how to go about envisaging a different trajectory, let alone implementing it.
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Crosby, The Behavioral Investor Book Review
Daniel Crosby has written a sweeping account of the impediments that human beings have to overcome to become successful investors. He also points investors to a “third way” of investing, distinct from both the passive and the active approaches.
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Book Review: Volcker, Keeping At It
Paul A. Volcker has had a long, distinguished career, which he recalls in Keeping At It: The Quest for Sound Money and Good Government and best known for his role as the Fed chairman who shepherded the economy through a period of high inflation.
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Book Review: D’Aveni, The Pan-Industrial Revolution
Richard D’Aveni has set forth a bold hypothesis. As 3-D printing or, more generally, additive manufacturing becomes increasingly sophisticated, manufacturing will be transformed and pan-industrial companies will come to dominate the world economy.
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Book Review: Invested, By Danielle Town
10 months ago

Normally, I get review copies from publishers or publicists. Then I decide what books would be of interest to my readers.

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Brenda Jubin
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(From the post that launched my blog) Traders and investors should be readers. We may not invest like Warren Buffett, but it may pay to emulate him in one respect. He reads. As Charlie Munger advised, "If you want to succeed, if you really want to be the outlier in terms of achievement, just sit down . . . ...More

and read -- and do it all the time." Admittedly, traders can’t spend their days reading the way a long-term investor like Buffett does, but then they don’t have to slog through countless financial statements and annual reports. They do, however, want to have an equity chart that slopes convincingly upward from left to right, indicating that they have an edge and are executing well. And one way to achieve this is to read and then read some more.