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  1. Adam Smith And "The Wealth Of Nations"

    Adam Smith's 1776 classic may have had the largest global impact on economic thought. ...
  2. Muriel Siebert: Female Finance Pioneer

    Muriel Siebert has blazed many paths for investors, but is especially relevant as ...
  3. The Intelligent Investor: Benjamin Graham

    Learn about the man who mentored Warren Buffett, who eventually became the investing ...
  4. Adam Smith: The Father Of Economics

    This free thinker promoted free trade at a time when governments controlled most ...
  5. Hetty Green: The Witch Of Wall Street

    Hetty Green was the richest woman of her time and possibly the first value investor, ...
  6. Water Cooler Finance: The iPhone Launch, Buffett's ...

    This week in financial news saw more uncertainty in the markets on bad news from ...
  1. Can the Efficient Market Hypothesis explain economic bubbles?

    Learn about the nuanced relationship between the efficient market hypothesis and economic bubbles and the requirements and ...
  2. How does mercantilism impede global economic growth?

    Learn how mercantilism, a historical trade philosophy predating Adam Smith, dampens economic growth for protectionist nations ...
  3. What is the history of corporations in America?

    Read a short history of the American corporation, from the first industrial producers to the period of American business ...
  4. Where did Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT) come from?

    Learn about modern portfolio theory, or MPT, and its origins. MPT has become a standard paradigm through which investors ...
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