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    • Decisions

    • Life and Death on Wall Street
    • By: Janet M. Tavakoli
    • Narrated by: Robin McKay
    • Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Financial insider Janet Tavakoli illuminates what led to the collapse of 2008 and delves into the connection between Wall Street and Washington. From hidden information to false names to suicides, this fascinating memoir offers a clear, precise account of the state of the economic world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The counter-narrative to Geithner, Paulson, et al.

    • By Philo on 09-25-15

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Unveiled Threat

    • A Personal Experience of Fundamentalist Islam and the Roots of Terrorism
    • By: Janet M. Tavakoli
    • Narrated by: Diane Piron-Gelman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    In this part heart-rending memoir, part expose of fundamentalist Islamic terrorism, finance expert Janet Tavakoli bears witness to the incompatibility of Western values and fundamentalist Islam. >In 1978, Janet Tavakoli moved to Tehran with her Iranian husband and witnessed the overthrow of the progressive Shah and the birth of the fundamentalist Islamic Republic of Iran.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not as advertised

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-07-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Dear Mr. Buffett: What an Investor Learns 1,269 Miles from Wall Street

    • By: Janet M. Tavakoli
    • Narrated by: Kelly Birch
    • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Janet Tavakoli takes you into the world of Warren Buffett by way of the recent mortgage meltdown. In correspondence and discussion with him over two years, they both saw the writing on the wall, made clear by the implosion of Bear Stearns. Tavakoli, in clear and engaging prose, explains how the credit mess happened beginning with the mortgage lending Ponzi schemes funded by investment banks, then moving on to the Fed bailout and its impact on the dollar.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Insecure Author, Irritating Narrator...

    • By Karen on 02-14-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Archangels: Rise of the Jesuits - Volume 1

    • By: Janet M. Tavakoli
    • Narrated by: Paul Heitsch
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    When control of the Vatican is at stake, money talks, and nobody plays fair. Italian intelligence specialist Michael Visconte is shocked by the brutal murder of a Jesuit priest, who turns out to be a hedge fund manager for the Vatican. The victim, Father Matteo Pintozzi, achieved an unblemished record of extraordinary returns.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I want the next volume in the series

    • By JunLee on 10-11-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • La Rebelión de los Jesuitas [Rise of the Jesuits]

    • By: Janet M. Tavakoli
    • Narrated by: Rafael Serrano
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    El agente especial de inteligencia italiana y ex alumno jesuita Michael Visconte está conmocionado por el brutal asesinato de un sacerdote jesuita, que resulta ser un administrador de fondos de cobertura para el Vaticano. La víctima, el padre Matteo Pintozzi, había logrado un impecable record de extraordinarios retornos.

    Regular price: $19.95