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aaphilip

aaphilip

Austin, TX United States | Member Since 2012

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  • Street Smarts: Adventures on the Road and in the Markets

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Jim Rogers
    • Narrated By Michael Bybee
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (81)
    Performance
    (73)
    Story
    (73)

    Jim Rogers, whose entertaining accounts of his travels around the world - studying the markets from Russia to Singapore from the ground up - has enthralled investors and Wall Street aficionados for two decades. In his engaging memoir Street Smarts, Rogers offers pithy commentary from a lifetime of adventure, from his early years growing up a naïve kid in Demopolis, Alabama, to his fledgling career on Wall Street, to his cofounding the wildly successful Quantum Fund [omit George Soros], Rogers always had a restless curiosity to experience and understand the world around him.

    Mr. says: "Jim Rogers tells it like it is"
    "Just what you've come to expect from him"
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    Given Jim's success as an investor, he obviously has great insights into markets and the people, incentives and events that move them. In this offering, he doesn't hold back(!) on any one of these, illustrating his points with examples, many of which were headlines; the value being that Jim lived some of these headlines and provides new insights. He candidly points out where incentives are aligned to create mismanagement and offers rational readers many opportunities to work around these issues for personal and investment gain.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Winning Methods of the Market Wizards with Jack Schwager: Wiley Trading Audio

    • ORIGINAL (54 mins)
    • By Jack D. Schwager
    • Narrated By Jack D. Schwager
    Overall
    (25)
    Performance
    (23)
    Story
    (23)

    The renowned Market Wizards author and Trader's Hall of Fame award winner presents a powerful workshop highlighting the most common traits and techniques of the super traders. This rare session can help investors of all skill levels become market masters.

    aaphilip says: "If you've ever read one of the Wizards books..."
    "If you've ever read one of the Wizards books..."
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    you don't need to hear any of this. If you have not read one of the Wizards books, don't expect much more than a few high level platitudes in exchange for your time.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The 6 Most Important Decisions You'll Ever Make

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Sean Covey
    • Narrated By Sean Covey
    Overall
    (46)
    Performance
    (16)
    Story
    (18)

    In The 6 Most Important Decisions You'll Ever Make, Sean Covey gives teens the strong advice they need to make informed and wise decisions. Using real stories from teens around the world, Sean shows how to succeed in school, make good friends, get along with parents, wisely handle dating and sex issues, avoid or overcome addictions, build self-esteem, and much more. This innovative audiobook will help teens not only survive, but thrive during their teen years and beyond.

    aaphilip says: "All of the things I wish I'd been able to say"
    "All of the things I wish I'd been able to say"
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    The book encapsulates all of the things my middle schooler needs to hear. Hearing the content via audio rather than straight from Dad allowed my son to connect with the info better as Sean knows how to talk to kids in interesting ways. Heck, he kept my kid entertained, he can do the same for yours.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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