11th-Hour Gift Ideas Under $10

by Derek Loosvelt | December 21, 2010

Happy holy day$!

$9.99   Vintage Goldman Sachs T-Shirt
Classic Goldman Sachs T-Shirt. Adult Large. 100% cotton. Pre-owned w/some wear from washing. No spots/tears.

$9.55   The End of Wall Street
Lowenstein offers an overview of the causes and consequences of the financial crisis that rises above the glut of similarly themed books with its juicy behind-the-scenes detail and thoughtful analysis. He sets out to prove that the current financial difficulties began long before the summer of 2008, and long before the failure of Lehman Brothers. --Publishers Weekly

$8.49   1979 Merrill Lynch Investments "Helps Women Manage" Ad
A great-looking, original print advertisement that was carefully removed from a collectible, out-of-print magazine. A great find and would be a unique piece for your collection.

$7.49   "Wall Street" (Insider Trading Edition) on DVD
Feel the need for greed with the Wall Street Insider Trading Edition, featuring an all-new scrolling trivia track chronicling the financial, political and cultural events of the freewheeling '80s and more!

$5.50   Lehman Brothers Dark Blue Baseball Cap
A brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item (that can double as a Lloyd Blankfein cap).

$5.00   Bear Stearns Pyramid Prism Puzzle Cube
Originally created for the now defunct brokerage house for use as an advertising specialty. The puzzle changes from a square shape to a rectangle to a prism to a pyramid and other shapes in between. Comes shrink wrapped in its original box.

$4.95   Warren Buffett: The Man, the Business, the Gift, by Charlie Rose
Warren Buffett stunned the world when he announced he was giving most of his fortune to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Charlie Rose is the only broadcast journalist with access to Buffett and Gates on their friendship, which resulted in this historic announcement. --Audiobook Summary

$3.95   Bernie Madoff Ponzi Scheme Billion Dollar Fraud Magnet
Sad but true high-quality jumbo-size magnet featuring Bernie Madoff rotting in prison.

$1.33   The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance, by Ron Chernow
J.P. Morgan Sr.'s close relationship with Teddy Roosevelt; his son Jack Morgan's clientele of governments, finance ministers and central banks; and the Morgan realm's split under New Deal legislation are examined in detail in this National Book Award winner. --Publishers Weekly

$0.18   Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street
Liar's poker is a game played in idle moments by workers on Wall Street, the objective of which is to reward trickery and deceit. With this as a metaphor, Lewis describes his four years with the Wall Street firm Salomon Brothers, from his bizarre hiring through the training program to his years as a successful bond trader. --Library Journal

$0.01   Memos from the Chairman,
This collection of memos written between 1978 and 1995 covers topics ranging from conserving electricity to promptly answering telephones. All are written with gentleness and wit. It is comforting to read memos from an employer who communicates to employees with intelligence and compassion. --Library Journal

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