The book Business Adventures is truly financial journalism at its liveliest and best. Stories about Wall Street are infused with drama and adventure and reveal the machinations and volatile nature of the world of finance.
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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?
Longtime New Yorker contributor John Brooks’s insightful reportage is so full of personality and critical detail that whether he is looking at the astounding market crash of 1962, the collapse of a well-known brokerage firm, or the bold attempt by American bankers to save the British pound, one gets the sense that history repeats itself.
These and five additional stories on equally notable and fascinating accounts are as relevant today to understanding the intricacies of corporate life as they were when the events happened.