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The Shell Collector

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1973: the year of the oil crisis, the secondary banking collapse, the three day working week and the collapse of the stock market. In a riotous ride through the City of London we meet the characters and events that filled the social and City pages of the press in that roller-coaster year.

Guy Magnus, an ambitious young share dealer, makes a daring takeover bid in the face o
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Paperback, 340 pages
Published September 26th 2019 by Clink Street Publishing
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Dominic
A good yarn of market misdealings in the 70s ... can we hope for a similar story set in the 2000s ?
Honestmamreader
Sep 24, 2019 rated it it was ok
This story revolves around two friends Harry Griffin, who inherited his fortune from his grandfather. And, Guy Magnus who worked hard to get to where he is.

I'll be honest I have no clue about stocks and shares or the financial market. But, after reading this book I have learnt a lot about the goings-on on the trading floor. Guy is very insistent that shares aren't for investing they are for buying and selling. The author has a history in the financial world and this comes across well in his kno
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