Gents with No Cents
Written by Ron DeLegge II, veteran radio host of the Index Investing Show, GENTS WITH NO CENTS is narrated in an easy going style w ...more
The book exposes the dark side of American finance, especially the investment side of it that is actively promot ...more
I enjoyed reading this non-fiction look at Wall Street and investing. actually found myself laughing as I was learning a little about the world of investing.
The poem that started on page 41 and ended on page 42 made me laugh so much. Brought back memories of how I felt a couple years ago when my investments were losing money. At the time I didn't fin ...more
I was contacted by Ron himself wondering if I would be interested in reading and reviewing his book, Gents with No Cents because I reviewed his last book, Wall Street Coloring Book. I could not turn down the opportunity of reading a new book. To be honest, I have never been interested in the stock market or how it works, but I took a leap into an unknown world. Starting on the first page, I devoured it quickly. The author made it easy for those that are not familiar of the com ...more
These sharp words of humor and wisdom capture the world of the financial gurus that run the Wall Street markets. In his keen observations, Ron DeLegge has been able to create insights into the the game plans of the players on Wall Street, financial institutions, and government. The timing of Gents with No Cents is perfect in light of the state of the current economy and bailouts. While it's sad to find the scathing behavior of the likes of Mado ...more
This book was mind blowing and frightful at the same time. Could you imagine going into surgery and your surgeon never having performed surgery and learned from watching YouTube videos? DeLugge takes us through what and who is running the money in this country and how it ultimately impacts us.
From Wall street personnel not knowing basic algebra to crazy clients, he uses his first hand knowledge as a prior Wall street salesman to mock and cajole Wall Street the best way he knows how; with humor....more
With all that said, I wish Ron Delegge great success* in the future with his next books and overall destruction of the above said word.
I would like to add that I won this book in a Goodreads First Reads giveaway...& that it was great investment! Thank you!