"Engines That Move Markets is an insightful study into the history of technology and the lessons it has taught us. This book reveals in detail how technology has changed our economy, our markets, our society and the world we live in. Sandy Nairn has combined his talents as a scholar, analyst and investor to guide us through the past and help us understand where the future has yet to lead us."
Thomas L. Hansberger, CFA, President & CEO
Hansberger Global Investors, Inc.
FIND THE MOST LUCRATIVE MARKETS OF THE FUTURE BY LOOKING TO THE PAST
Some of the biggest technologicalinnovations in the world have followed similar market and social patternsskepticism is replaced by enthusiasm; venture capital is supplied; many companies are started and their stocks rise. But as the technology is developed and financial reality sets in, many companies disappear, stocks collapse, and naïve investors lose money.
Through exhaustive research, Alasdair Nairn captures this pattern and examines the impact that some of the greatest technological inventions of the past two hundred years have had on financial markets and investors fortunes. Each chapter explores a different technological innovation, and provides valuable insights on how to apply these lessons to appraise the "new technology" companies of the future. Some of the key historical episodes examined include:
Dont be left behind when the next technological innovation revolutionizes the market. With Engines That Move Markets youll learn how to recognize the familiar patterns unfolding in todays economy so you can profit from these market-shaping events.