Any topic from the list in Order instructions

on a specific subject from the list below. These are about subjects of timely interest or background that a stock market investor should know, but will not likely to be covered in standard texts. The project will require a short written report of up to two pages (250 words or about 1 page).

First Half of Course to Week 4.

Carl Icahn: Shareholder Friend or Foe
Economist -Forecasters: Roubini, Nourel
Schiller, Robert
Schilling, et. al. (pick one)
Oglove)
John Mauldin, Market Commentator
David Kotok, Investment Manager and Market Commentator.


Securities Laws. Enron: Manipulation and Greed

Societe General and Kerviela Crime and Punishment
Drexel Burnham and the Junk Bond Scandal of the 1980as--Michael Millken
B. Madoff and the Ponzi Schemea Crime and Punishment

a?Master Speculatorsa? Jim Cramer
Jesse Livermore
Bernard Baruch
George Soros & Reflexivity.

Value Master Investors: W. Buffett-Biography and Berkshire-Hathaway
Ben Graham-the Mentora Intelligent Investors
Martin Whitman
Technicians: Jack Schwager

Index Fund Investors: Charles Ellis: Winning a Losers Game.
John Bogle and Vanguard Funds.

SRI Investing /Investor Ethics.

Any topic from the list in Order instructions

on a specific subject from the list below. These are about subjects of timely interest or background that a stock market investor should know, but will not likely to be covered in standard texts. The project will require a short written report of up to two pages (250 words or about 1 page).

Second Half Course to Week 10.

Fooled by Randomness or Black Swans by N. Nicholas Taleb (2004, 2007)

John Mauldin-Efficient Market? (8-09) Summary of Contrary Views

Why the 2008-2009 Market Collapse? Choice or: Lehman, Bear Stearns, AIG, Merrill
Lynch, Washington Federal. Discuss one of these events.

Altman Z-score.

Web-Based Industry Research: C. Wulff and McDep
Tom Brown/Banks
Motley Fools/Gardner Brothers
Joel Greenblattas Magic Formula. Ratio Screening.

Mutual Fund Masters: Peter Lynch, Fidelity
John Templeton
Ken Heebner
Bill Miller, Legg Mason
Bill Gross, PIMCO