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  • Random Walk Down Wall Street: A Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing (Eleventh Edition) | Burton G. Malkiel

    Random Walk Down Wall Street: A Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing (Eleventh Edition)

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By Burton G. Malkiel
    • Narrated By George Guidall
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    Burton G. Malkiel's classic and gimmick-free investment guide is now more necessary than ever. Rather than tricks, what you'll find here is a time-tested and thoroughly research-based strategy for your portfolio. Whether you're considering your first 401(k) contribution or contemplating retirement, this fully updated edition of A Random Walk Down Wall Street should be the first book on your wishlist.

    Mike says: "Take This Walk!"
  • The Wall Street Journal on Audible.com 1-Month Subscription |  The Wall Street Journal

    The Wall Street Journal on Audible.com 1-Month Subscription

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    • By The Wall Street Journal
    • Narrated By The Wall Street Journal
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    Here's a creative way to make the best use of your morning commute: listen to The Wall Street Journal. Each morning, you'll get the must-hear stories from the Journal's front page, as well as the most popular columns and briefings from Marketplace, Money & Investing, and more. And, every Friday, you'll get a bonus delivery: features, columns, and reviews from the Weekend Journal.

    Casey says: "Pretty Good, but could be Great"
  • The Glass Castle: A Memoir | Jeannette Walls

    The Glass Castle: A Memoir

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Jeannette Walls
    • Narrated By Jeannette Walls
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    Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary Walls had four children. In the beginning, they lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Rex was a charismatic, brilliant man who, when sober, captured his children's imagination. Rose Mary painted and wrote and couldn't stand the responsibility of providing for her family; she called herself an "excitement addict."

    Kmrsy says: "What's normal?"
  • One Up On Wall Street | Peter Lynch

    One Up On Wall Street

    • ABRIDGED (2 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Peter Lynch
    • Narrated By Peter Lynch
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    Peter Lynch, one of the most successful investors of all time, shows you how to use what you already know to make money in the market. You'll discover why smart money is not so smart - and why you may be a better stock picker than the pros, how to follow your hunches and back them up with facts, how to disregard reports on the economy and pick your own time to buy and sell, and how to determine which types of stocks are right for you. Lynch is the former manager of the $9 billion Fidelity Magellan Fund, where he earned investors a $190,000 return on a $10,000 investment.

    Ken says: "Learning a lot."
  • The Wall of Winnipeg and Me | Mariana Zapata

    The Wall of Winnipeg and Me

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs)
    • By Mariana Zapata
    • Narrated By Callie Dalton
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    Vanessa Mazur knows she's doing the right thing. She shouldn't feel bad for quitting. Being an assistant/housekeeper/fairy godmother to the top defensive end in the National Football Organization was always supposed to be temporary. She has plans, and none of them include washing extra-large underwear longer than necessary. But when Aiden Graves shows up at her door wanting her to come back, she's beyond shocked.

    Sam says: "Romance?"
  • Wall: A Post Apocalyptic/Dystopian Adventure: The Traveler, Book 3 | Tom Abrahams

    Wall: A Post Apocalyptic/Dystopian Adventure: The Traveler, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Tom Abrahams
    • Narrated By Kevin Pierce
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    In the chaos of a global plague, evil took hold. Governments fell, the good became servants, and the Cartel rose to power. A wall was built to contain the wasteland and keep the evil at bay. Now an organized resistance wants change. They're willing to fight for it and they've asked Marcus Battle to help. The last thing Battle wants is another war. But if that's what it takes to gain freedom and safe passage to the other side of the wall, he'll take aim and fire.

    CJKB1993 says: "Great mini series"
  • The Door in the Wall | Marguerite De Angeli

    The Door in the Wall

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Marguerite De Angeli
    • Narrated By Roger Rees
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    Ever since he can remember, Robin, son of Sir John de Bureford, has been told what is expected of him as the son of a nobleman. He must learn the ways of knighthood. But Robin's destiny is changed in one stroke when he falls ill and loses the use of his legs. Fearing a plague, his servants abandon him and Robin is left alone.

    ajoh1994 says: "Such a great story"
  • The Wolf of Wall Street (Movie Tie-in Edition) | Jordan Belfort

    The Wolf of Wall Street (Movie Tie-in Edition)

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Jordan Belfort
    • Narrated By Eric Meyers
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    By day he made thousands of dollars a minute. By night he spent it as fast as he could. From the binge that sank a 170-foot motor yacht, crashed a Gulfstream jet, and ran up a $700,000 hotel tab, to the wife and kids who waited at home and the fast-talking, hard-partying young stockbrokers who called him king, here, in Jordan Belfort's own words, is the story of the ill-fated genius they called the Wolf of Wall Street.

    Jjftx says: "Interesting story of extraordinary life - Too long"
  • Where Are the Customers' Yachts?: or A Good Hard Look at Wall Street | Fred Schwed Jr.,Peter Arno

    Where Are the Customers' Yachts?: or A Good Hard Look at Wall Street

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Fred Schwed Jr., Peter Arno
    • Narrated By Mark Moseley
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    Humorous and entertaining, this book exposes the folly and hypocrisy of Wall Street. The title refers to a story about a visitor to New York who admired the yachts of the bankers and brokers. Naively, he asked where all the customers' yachts were? Of course, none of the customers could afford yachts, even though they dutifully followed the advice of their bankers and brokers. Full of wise contrarian advice and offering a true look at the world of investing, in which brokers get rich while their customers go broke.

    NEEL KANASE says: "Great insight"
  • Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt | Michael Lewis

    Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Michael Lewis
    • Narrated By Dylan Baker
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    Michael Lewis returns to the financial world to give listeners a ringside seat as the biggest news story in years prepares to hit Wall Street....

    Darwin8u says: "Making the system deliver on its promise."
  • Alone on the Wall | Alex Honnold,David Roberts

    Alone on the Wall

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Alex Honnold, David Roberts
    • Narrated By Andrew Eiden, Will Damron
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    Only a few years ago, Alex Honnold was little known beyond a small circle of hardcore climbers. Today, at the age of 30, he is probably the most famous adventure athlete in the world. In that short time, he has proven his expertise in many styles of climbing and has shattered speed records, pioneered routes, and won awards within each discipline. More spectacularly still, he has pushed the most extreme and dangerous form of climbing far beyond the limits of what anyone thought was possible.

    David says: "Great story, narrated by non-climber"
  • The Physics of Wall Street: A Brief History of Predicting the Unpredictable | James Owen Weatherall

    The Physics of Wall Street: A Brief History of Predicting the Unpredictable

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By James Owen Weatherall
    • Narrated By Kaleo Griffith
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    After the economic meltdown of 2008, Warren Buffett famously warned, "beware of geeks bearing formulas." But as James Weatherall demonstrates, not all geeks are created equal. While many of the mathematicians and software engineers on Wall Street failed when their abstractions turned ugly in practice, a special breed of physicists has a much deeper history of revolutionizing finance.

    Brian says: "Quantitative finance through rose colored glasses"
  • Catching the Wolf of Wall Street: More Incredible True Stories of Fortunes, Schemes, Parties, and Prison | Jordan Belfort

    Catching the Wolf of Wall Street: More Incredible True Stories of Fortunes, Schemes, Parties, and Prison

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Jordan Belfort
    • Narrated By Ray Porter
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    In this astounding account, Wall Street's notorious bad boy - and original million-dollar-a-month stock chopper - leads us through a drama worthy of The Sopranos, from his early rise to power to the FBI raid on his estate to the endless indictments at his arrest, to his deal with a bloodthirsty prosecutor to rat on his oldest friends and colleagues - while they were doing the same.

    Nxp says: "OK...if all you want is ice cream."
  • The Cat Who Walks through Walls | Robert Heinlein

    The Cat Who Walks through Walls

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Robert Heinlein
    • Narrated By Tom Weiner
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    When a stranger attempting to deliver a cryptic message is shot dead at his dinner table, Richard Ames is thrown headfirst into danger, intrigue, and other dimensions where Lazarus Long still thrives, where Jubal Harshaw lives surrounded by beautiful women, and where a daring plot to rescue the sentient computer called Mike can change the direction of all human history.

    Christopher says: "Great book, presentation was disappointing"
  • If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of the Home | Lucy Worsley

    If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of the Home

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Lucy Worsley
    • Narrated By Anne Flosnik
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    Why did the flushing toilet take two centuries to catch on? Why did medieval people sleep sitting up? When were the two "dirty centuries?" Why did gas lighting cause Victorian ladies to faint? Why, for centuries, did rich people fear fruit?In her brilliantly and creatively researched book, Lucy Worsley takes us through the bedroom, bathroom, living room, and kitchen.

    Marie says: "Bill Bryson did it better"
  • Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street | John Brooks

    Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By John Brooks
    • Narrated By Johnny Heller
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    What do the $350 million Ford Motor Company disaster known as the Edsel, the fast and incredible rise of Xerox, and the unbelievable scandals at General Electric and Texas Gulf Sulphur have in common? Each is an example of how an iconic company was defined by a particular moment of fame or notoriety; these notable and fascinating accounts are as relevant today to understanding the intricacies of corporate life as they were when the events happened.

    Phil O. says: "A bit uneven; jumps around; has gems"
  • The Wolf of Wall Street | Jordan Belfort

    The Wolf of Wall Street

    • ABRIDGED (4 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Jordan Belfort
    • Narrated By Bobby Cannavale
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    In the 1990s Jordan Belfort, former kingpin of the notorious investment firm Stratton Oakmont, became one of the most infamous names in American finance: a brilliant, conniving stock-chopper who led his merry mob on a wild ride out of the canyons of Wall Street and into a massive office on Long Island. Now, in this astounding and hilarious tell-all autobiography, Belfort narrates a story of greed, power, and excess no one could invent.

    wowziewoo says: "Way too Abridged!"
  • Steel Walls and Dirt Drops | Alan Black

    Steel Walls and Dirt Drops

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Alan Black
    • Narrated By Patrick Freeman
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    The new commander of the 1392nd Allied Protective Expeditionary Services is Hamisha Ann McPherson and this is her first command of anything larger than a squad. She is a larger-than-life combat veteran and a bonafide war hero. She knows combat. She also knows that combat is one thing, and that command is a warthog of a different and dubious color. Misha wonders if she has the necessary skills to turn this group of slackers, petty criminals, and losers into an effective fighting unit in the short time she has left.

  • The Walls Around Us | Nova Ren Suma

    The Walls Around Us

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Nova Ren Suma
    • Narrated By Georgia King, Sandy Rustin
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    The Walls Around Us introduces Violet, a dancer on the cusp of stardom, and Amber, who's been jailed in a juvenile detention home for years. Tying them together is the home's long-dead Orianna, who holds the key to dark mysteries.

    FanB14 says: "Hasn't anyone else read this? Please do!"
  • Within These Walls | Ania Ahlborn

    Within These Walls

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Ania Ahlborn
    • Narrated By R. C. Bray
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    With his marriage on the rocks and his life in shambles, washed-up true-crime writer Lucas Graham is desperate for a comeback, one more shot at the best-selling success he once enjoyed. His chance comes when he's promised exclusive access to death row inmate Jeffrey Halcomb, the notorious cult leader and mass murderer who's ready to break his silence after 30 years, and who contacted Lucas personally from his maximum-security cell.

    Galadriel says: "Pretty Good Ghost Story"
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