Bull Run Wall Street, The Democrats And The New Politics Of Personal Finance

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PublicAffairs, Apr 4, 2000 - Business & Economics - 236 pages
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This lively, illuminating look at how the Democrats became the party of Wall Street--and how all of us became investors--provides a surprising new perspective on today's booming stock market and its political ramifications.. During the historic bull market of the last decade, a series of powerful tremors rocked the financial world: global economic crises; the Internet explosion and day trading craze; the 401k boom. Perhaps the most seismic shift of all was the democratization of the stock market, as middle class investors joined the party and the Democratics followed suit, effectively ending a century-old tradition in which Republicans, never Democrats, were the party most solidly aligned with Wall Street. These developments have defined the last decade and will help set the political agenda for the next. We are entering an era when the personal finance is the political.In Bull Run, journalist Daniel Gross outlines these important changes and explores their implications for our country, our pocketbooks, and our two major parties. His fresh take on Wall Street, his provocative opinions on the new relationship between politics and finance, and a wealth of enlightening stories and e

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One of the more salient features of the 1990s bull market has been the creation of enormous new wealth. Here, Gross (Forbes Greatest Business Stories of All Time) pulls back the financial curtains to ... Read full review

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