Thursday, February 12, 2009

Business at Lake County Public Library

With the downturn in the economy all eyes are on the Economic Stimulus Package - take a break and check out some of these new business books at the library.

New & Recently Released Business Titles

The Wall Street Journal Complete Home Owner's Guidebook: Make the Most of Your Biggest Asset in Any Market - by David Crook
643.12 CROO
Whether you're considering buying your first home or are working off that monthly mortgage payment, this must-read will give you the complete picture of home ownership, even in a troubled real-estate market. Arranged in "chronological" order (from before-you-buy to free-and-clear home ownership), this book can be read straight through, or dipped into at the part of the cycle relevant to you. Can owning a home save--or even earn--you money? Read author David Crook's book to help you figure out whether the biggest purchase of most people's lifetimes is a sensible one for you to make.

The Big Idea: How to Make Your Entrepreneurial Dreams Come True, From the Aha Moment to Your First Million - by Donny Deutsch
658.11412 DEUT
If you've watched Donny Deutsch's CNBC television show, The Big Idea, you're probably familiar with his stories of ordinary men and women who have made it big by following through on ideas they believed in. In this book, Deutsch's second, he offers up profiles of the entrepreneurs from his show and shares what he's learned from their successes. He also gives practical advice and suggests resources for others wanting to start or build a business.

The New Paradigm for Financial Markets: The Credit Crisis of 2008 and What It Means - by George Soros
332.0973 SORO
In The New Paradigm for Financial Markets, financial speculator and philanthropist George Soros tackles the origins of the current financial crisis and explores the implications it has for the future, both within the U.S. and globally. In the midst of what Soros calls ''the worst financial crisis since the 1930s," he uses his knowledge of financial markets to explain the credit crisis and to suggest some solutions, but most importantly he shares his philosophy on how markets operate. For those of you familiar with the weaknesses of the efficient markets theory, Soros' ideas--developed decades ago--will be of much interest.

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