In the tradition of the bestselling Forbes(r) Greatest BusinessStories of All Time, Forbes(r) Greatest Investing Stories focuseson profiles of fascinating people who have achieved success in arange of investing arenas. This volume chronicles old-timeinnovators like Benjamin Graham, the father of value investing;Hetty Green, the Street's first female stock picker; T. Rowe Price,founder of one of the largest mutual fund families; and Georges F.Doriot, the driving force behind the first publicly owned venturefirm in the United States. Others featured include such modern-daylegends as Tom Bailey, founder of Janus Funds; Marty Whitman, valueinvestor supreme and manager of the Third Avenue Value Fund; andMuriel F. Siebert, the first woman admitted to the New York StockExchange. Packed with investing lessons, wisdom and even the storyof the swindle of the century, Forbes(r) Greatest Investing Storiesmakes an engrossing read and a great gift for any investor ormarket mogul.
Richard Phalon (New York, NY) has been a contributing editor atForbes since 1980. He covered personal finance, Wall Street, urbanaffairs, and politics at the New York Times for sixteen yearsbefore joining Forbes. He is the author of The Takeover Barons ofWall Street and Your Money: How to Make It Work Harder Than YouDo.