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    • Man vs. Markets

    • Economics Explained (Plain and Simple)
    • By: Paddy Hirsch
    • Narrated by: Dean Sluyter
    • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Man vs. Markets by Paddy Hirsch of NPR's "Marketplace" is economics explained, pure and simple, for the layperson who wouldn't know a "bond" from an "option," and who believes that a "future" is when we'll all have flying cars. Here is an illuminating, insightful, and wonderfully witty journey of discovery through the often confusing financial markets, offering clear, relatable explanations and definitions of the system's various instruments, yet less simplistically than the popular ...for Dummies series.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Plain English + goofy examples = good intro

    • By Philo on 10-19-13

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Devil's Half Mile

    • A Novel
    • By: Paddy Hirsch
    • Narrated by: Euan Morton
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    Seven years after a financial crisis nearly topples America, traders chafe at government regulations on Wall Street, racial tensions are rising, and corrupt financiers make backdoor deals with politicians.... 1799 was a hell of a year. When young lawyer Justy Flanagan returns to prove his father's innocence, he exposes a massive fraud that has already claimed lives, and one the perpetrators are determined to keep secret at any cost.

    Regular price: $31.49