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'Man vs. Markets': Finance 101

A new financial handbook talks about the tricks of the trade

Man vs. Markets author Paddy Hirsch, producer of the public radio program Marketplace, says he wrote his new book for people who wouldn't know a bond from an option and who believe that a future is when we'll all have flying cars.

Man vs. Markets explains the economy, a new book by Paddy Hirsch. For radio.

Harper Collins Publishers

A resource for veteran investors and novices.

Intended as a road map through the often confusing landscape of the financial markets, offering explanations and definitions of the system's various instruments, Man vs. Markets can help veteran investors and novices alike — a useful new tool for anyone trying to understand the day's business and economics news.

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