Engines That Move Markets : Technology Investing from Railroads to the Internet and Beyond Hardback
A comprehensive history of market-shaping industries and their impact on how we invest today This engaging book highlights the history of industrial development and its impact on investors.
Today's investors will learn about past approaches to technological advances such as-electricity, the railroad, the telephone, the computer, and much more-while gaining insights on how to appraise the "new technology" companies of the future.
This complete and well researched history of industries and investing wouldn't be complete without a look at: how Thomas Edison lost control of his company, the impact of the Standard Oil breakup, the early days of the wireless industry, and the changing face of the computer industry today.
Investors looking for industry-shaping investments will undoubtedly use Engines That Move Markets as their guide.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 512 pages, notes, index
- Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
- Publication Date: 04/02/2002
- Category: Economic theory & philosophy
- ISBN: 9780471205951