Daily Archives: February 5, 2013

Steven Adelson Author- “James Ling and the Craft of Financial Alchemy”

“James Ling and the Craft of Financial Alchemy”

by Steven Adelson

Steven Adelson has written his third article for FINANCIAL HISTORY MAGAZINE, titled  “James Ling and the Craft of Financial Alchemy.”   The article details the rapid rise and meteoric fall of one of one of Wall Street’s first “masters of the leveraged buy out” using derivatives and debt financing to expand a company through acquisition.  James Ling started with $2,000 as founder of a Dallas home writing company (Ling Electric) and in the space of 20 built a company called Ling-Tempco-Vought into a multi-billion dollar conglomerate involved in military electronics, missiles, jet fighter aircraft, sporting goods, meat packing, pharmaceuticals, electronic industrial  equipment, steel manufacturing, insurance and banking.

Taken from THE WRITE WORD, the newsletter of The Society of Southwestern Authors  Vol 42,  No. 1  February/March 2013

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Ricki Sue Pagano Author- FOR THE RECORD A Personal Facts and Document Organizer

FOR THE RECORD  A Personal Facts and Document Organizer

by Ricki Sue Pagano

If you’re like most people, you have personal and financial records.  It’s just that they’re in  a dozen or more locations known only to you.  FOR THE RECORD takes all this information … from medical records to income/expenses, personal property, and more … and organizes it all in one easy to use format.

ISBN 978-1-58985-058-3

$19.95   Paperback


Five Star Publications

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