High-Flying Adventures in the Stock Market

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Wiley, Oct 1, 2001 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
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PRAISE FOR HIGH-FLYING ADVENTURES IN THE STOCK MARKET
"A wonderful read-Baker takes you through a year in the life of a fund manager-it's so well conceived and written that you'll think you were there too. Individual investors who manage their own money should put this book in their 'portfolio.' Informative, educational, great fun."-Larry Waterhouse Jr., Chairman, TD Waterhouse Investor Services, Inc.
"Most Americans know mutual funds only by their performance numbers. In High-Flying Adventures in the Stock Market, Molly Baker takes us inside the fund industry to give us a compelling and intimate look at the human drama of running a fund."-Douglas K. Sease, Editor, Wall Street Journal Books
"Baker uses the eye for detail she acquired as a reporter for the Wall Street Journal to explain the high-pressure world of the money manager in laymen's terms. For those seeking a readable, inside account of the '90s historic stock market boom, this is a book to add to the portfolio."-Dana Milbank, staff writer, The Washington Post
"Baker has provided an unusual perspective into the world of mutual fund management. She is a real reporter who is skilled in her understanding of what she describes and lively in her choice of episodes. The book is fun as well as informative."-Peter L. Bernstein, President, Peter L. Bernstein, Inc. author of Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk
"A fantastic voyage through the mutual fund universe. Every investor should read this book."-Andrew Metrick, Assistant Professor of FinanceThe Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

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Baker, a freelance journalist, has worked as a reporter for the Wall Street Journal and as a financial analyst for CS First Boston. Like a filmmaker using cinema verit techniques, Baker observes ... Read full review

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MOLLY BAKER is a freelance journalist and has worked as a reporter with the Wall Street Journal, NBC News, and the Rocky Mountain News. In addition, Ms. Baker was a financial analyst on Wall Street for CS First Boston. She lives outside Philadelphia with her husband and two children

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