The Alchemy of Finance


Dubbed as "the Man who Moves Markets," George Soros struck it rich vying with the British pound and remains spirited today in the universal financial market. Now, in this timeless classic, The Alchemy of Finance, Soros puts forward a theoretical and realistic account of current financial trends and a fresh paradigm by which to perceive the present financial community. This title details Soros's progressive investment practices together with his views of the world and world order. He also presents a new model for the "theory of reflexivity," which underlies his unparalleled investment strategies. Packed with adept advice and valuable business lessons, The Alchemy of Finance reveals the timeless principles of an investing legend.

"An honest struggle by an independent and searching mind to break through an old and stale orthodoxy with new and meaningful insights into financial and human behavior"

Paul A. Volcker

"An extraordinary . . . inside look into the decision-making process of the most successful money manager of our time. Fantastic."

The Wall Street Journal

"A breathtakingly brilliant book. Soros is one of the core of masters . . . who can actually begin to digest the astonishing complexity . . . of the game of finance in recent years."


"A seminal investment book . . . it should be read, underlined, and thought about page by page, concept by idea. . . . He's the best pure investor ever . . . probably the finest analyst of the world in our time."

Barton M. Biggs, Director, BKF Capital Group, Inc.