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Liar's Poker

Liar's Poker
  • Author : Michael Lewis
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 15 March 2010
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The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar’s Poker. Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he landed a job at Salomon Brothers, one of Wall Street’s premier investment firms. During the next three years, Lewis rose from callow trainee to bond salesman, raking in millions for the firm and cashing in on a modern-day gold rush. Liar’s Poker is the culmination of

Liar's Poker

Liar's Poker
  • Author : Michael M. Lewis
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 23 January 1989
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The author recounts his experiences on the lucrative Wall Street bond market of the 1980s, where young traders made millions in a very short time, in a humorous account of greed and epic folly

Liar's Poker

Liar's Poker
  • Author : Michael M. Lewis
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 23 January 1989
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The author recounts his experiences on the lucrative Wall Street bond market of the 1980s, where young traders made millions in a very short time, in a humorous account of greed and epic folly

Liar's Poker

Liar's Poker
  • Author : Michael Lewis
  • Publisher : Hodder & Stoughton
  • Release : 23 January 2021
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From mere trainee to lowly geek, to triumphal Big Swinging Dick: that was Michael Lewis' pell-mell progress through the dealing rooms of Salomon Brothers in New York and London during the heady mid-1980s when they were probably the world's most powerful and profitable merchant bank. A true-life Bonfire of the Vanities, funny, frightening, breathless and heartless, his is a tale of hysterical greed and ambition set in an obsessed, enclosed world.

Liar's Poker

Liar's Poker
  • Author : Michel Collon
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 23 January 2021
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The fundamental and strategic interests of Germany and the United States in controlling oil routes and key areas of the world are illuminated in this translation. Domination of Russia and China, the bombing of Yugoslavia, and a NATO-sanctioned war for control of the Balkans are speculated about and discussed as long-term goals of the so-called Great Powers. The media and its faulty coverage of similar events in the past is examined, giving the reader the tools necessary to weed through

Liar's Poker (25th Anniversary Edition): Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street (25th Anniversary Edition)

Liar's Poker (25th Anniversary Edition): Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street (25th Anniversary Edition)
  • Author : Michael Lewis
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 27 October 2014
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The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar’s Poker. Before there was Flash Boys and The Big Short, there was Liar's Poker. A knowing and unnervingly talented debut, this insider’s account of 1980s Wall Street excess transformed Michael Lewis from a disillusioned bond salesman to the best-selling literary icon he is today. Together, the three books cover thirty years of endemic global corruption—perhaps the defining problem of our age—which

The Money Culture

The Money Culture
  • Author : Michael Lewis
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 14 February 2011
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The classic warts-and-all portrait of the 1980s financial scene. The 1980s was the most outrageous and turbulent era in the financial market since the crash of '29, not only on Wall Street but around the world. Michael Lewis, as a trainee at Salomon Brothers in New York and as an investment banker and later financial journalist, was uniquely positioned to chronicle the ambition and folly that fueled the decade.

The New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story

The New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story
  • Author : Michael Lewis
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 17 October 1999
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New York Times Bestseller. “A superb book. . . . [Lewis] makes Silicon Valley as thrilling and intelligible as he made Wall Street in his best-selling Liar’s Poker.”—Time In the weird glow of the dying millennium, Michael Lewis set out on a safari through Silicon Valley to find the world’s most important technology entrepreneur. He found this in Jim Clark, a man whose achievements include the founding of three separate billion-dollar companies. Lewis also found much more, and the result—

Moral Imagination and Management Decision-making

Moral Imagination and Management Decision-making
  • Author : Patricia Hogue Werhane
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 23 January 1999
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Managers are not motivated only by greed, but applying moral principles to decision-making has not been a big success. The author argues that managers and their companies need a moral imagination which lets them be aware of, evaluate, and change the mental models that constrict business behaviour.

Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt

Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt
  • Author : Michael Lewis
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 31 March 2014
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Argues that post-crisis Wall Street continues to be controlled by large banks and explains how a small, diverse group of Wall Street men have banded together to reform the financial markets.

Dark Pools

Dark Pools
  • Author : Scott Patterson
  • Publisher : Broadway Business
  • Release : 23 January 2021
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A Wall Street Journal reporter evaluates the cost and consequences of high-speed trading, arguing that the development of automatic, super-intelligent trading machines is eliminating necessary human interests and compromising regulation measures. 50,000 first printing.

When Genius Failed

When Genius Failed
  • Author : Roger Lowenstein
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 18 January 2001
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With a new Afterword addressing today’s financial crisis A BUSINESS WEEK BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR In this business classic—now with a new Afterword in which the author draws parallels to the recent financial crisis—Roger Lowenstein captures the gripping roller-coaster ride of Long-Term Capital Management. Drawing on confidential internal memos and interviews with dozens of key players, Lowenstein explains not just how the fund made and lost its money but also how the personalities of Long-Term’s

Straight to Hell

Straight to Hell
  • Author : John LeFevre
  • Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
  • Release : 14 July 2015
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The hilarious New York Times bestseller “sharply observes the lives of globe-trotting, overindulging investment bankers” (Entertainment Weekly). “Some chick asked me what I would do with 10 million bucks. I told her I’d wonder where the rest of my money went.” —@GSElevator For three years, the notorious @GSElevator Twitter feed offered a hilarious, shamelessly voyeuristic look into the real world of international finance. Hundreds of thousands followed the account, Goldman Sachs launched an internal investigation, and when the true identity

FIASCO

FIASCO
  • Author : Frank Partnoy
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 06 April 2009
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A paperback edition of a best-selling tour of the cutthroat world of Wall Street derivatives in the 1990s features a new epilogue and tracks the author's experiences as a successful young Morgan Stanley employee, in an account that traces the period's speculative frenzies and the ways in which they directly contributed to highly publicized losses. Reprint.

The Accidental Investment Banker

The Accidental Investment Banker
  • Author : Jonathan A. Knee
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 15 August 2006
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Jonathan A. Knee had a ringside seat during the go-go, boom-and-bust decade and into the 21st century, at the two most prestigious investment banks on Wall Street--Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. In this candid and irreverent insider's account of an industry in free fall, Knee captures an exhilarating era of fabulous deal-making in a free-wheeling Internet economy--and the catastrophe that followed when the bubble burst. Populated with power players, back stabbers, celebrity bankers, and godzillionaires, here is a vivid account