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Vera Krejcar

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  • Take on the Street

  • What Wall Street and Corporate America Don't Want You To Know and How You Can Fight Back
  • By: Arthur Levitt, Paula Dwyer
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 13 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 62
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 21

Arthur Levitt was the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. For years, he attempted to regulate accounting firms, corporate reporting, and brokerages, but the political cost was so high that he had to resign. Now, as a free agent, he goes to bat for the common investor and tells it like it is. He tells us how investors today are being fed lies and distortions.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent eye opener

  • By Mr. M Metwally on 02-08-05

Arthur, You should do more golfing

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-05-11

What would have made Take on the Street better?

If Arthur Levitt had different attitude.

Any additional comments?

As a very small individual investor, immigrant from communist country, I do not want Arthur to hold my hand. I educate myself, I take risk myself, I take losses, I take gains. Please get out of the way of business, or go live in Russia.

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Language of God

  • A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief
  • By: Francis S. Collins
  • Narrated by: Francis S. Collins
  • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,340
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 670
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 667

Dr. Francis Collins, head of the Human Genome Project, is one of the world's leading scientists, yet he is also a man of unshakable faith in God and scripture. Dr. Collins has resolved the dilemma that haunts everyone who believes in God and respects science. Faith in God and faith in science can be harmonious, not separately but together, combined into one worldview. For Collins, science does not conflict with the Bible, science enhances it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • For those on the fence

  • By Stephen on 10-07-06

Thought provoking

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-13-07

I found this book to be extreamly thought provoking. It made me seriously recosider some of my beliefs about how the world came into being and it gave me some insight into the inner workings of nature.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful