Wall Street People and Their Stories
Bernard Baruch: The Adventures of a Wall Street Legend (Trailblazers, Rediscovering the Pioneers of Business), By James Grant. John Wiley, 1997. A wonderful and inspiring story of an investor who went on to serve his country.
The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance, Simon and Schuster, 1991. This is an exceptionally good book. Well-written, detailed and full of lessons for anyone with an interest in financing and investment banking.
Soros on Soros, by George Soros, Byron Wien, Krisztina Koenen, John Wiley, 1995. Investment wizard, speculator extraordinaire, and magnanimous philanthropist, Soros talks in the form of two extended interviews, with questions softly lobbed by German journalist Krisztina Koenen and Soros' friend and Morgan Stanley investment strategist Byron Wien. With Wien, Soros talks about his personal background, his career, and his philosophy of making and spending money.
Soros, by Robert Slater, Irwin Professional Publishing, 1995, $25.00. This book illuminates the unique investment philosophy, strategies, methods and tactics that have created one of the world's wealthiest men.
When Money is King; How Ron Perelman Mastered the World of Finance, by Richard Hack, Dove Books, 1997. When Money Is King is the first book ever written about this brilliant entrepreneur, truly one of this century's great Takeover Titans, telling the true story of his spectacular financial success.