“Scientific method seeks to understand things as they are, while alchemy seeks to bring about a desired state of affairs": First Edition of The Alchemy of Finance; Signed by George Soros
The Alchemy of Finance: Reading the Mind of the Market.
Item Number: 59028
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1987.
First edition of “this seminal investment book” (Barton Biggs). Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Signed by George Soros on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Steve Jenkins.
George Soros is unquestionably one of the most powerful and profitable investors the world has ever seen. Dubbed by BusinessWeek as "the Man who Moves Markets," Soros made a fortune competing with the British pound and remains active today in the global financial community. Now, in this special edition of the classic investment book, The Alchemy of Finance, Soros presents a theoretical and practical account of current financial trends and a new paradigm by which to understand the financial market today. "The Alchemy of Finance joins Reminiscences of a Stock Operator as a timeless instructional guide of the marketplace" (Paul Tudor Jones).