""Les Leopold’s latest masterpiece . . . is necessary, alarming and really funny. His talent for deconstructing complex financial terms and topics constitutes a public service. What he reveals in How to Make a Million Dollars an Hour, in a sardonic and appropriately irreverent tone, is something more ominous.” —Nomi Prins, Truthdig.com
How long would it take you to make a million dollars? If your answer is "More than an hour," you're in the wrong line of work. In How to Make a Million Dollars an Hour, you'll discover how to make it to the top of the Forbes list without founding a major corporation, making People's most beautiful list, or even playing for the New York Yankees. All you have to do is become a hedge-fund manager.
In no time, with the help of this ultimate guide, you can understand how these lucky Americans started making more money than Oprah, A-Rod, and Rupert Murdoch combined. After three decades of increasing productivity, stagnating wages, and soaring profits, not to mention all those jobs that disappeared in the financial meltdown of 2008, there is plenty of money floating around with no place to go but into your pocket. All it takes is convincing a few very rich people that you can make them even richer.
You'll learn how to play the game like these masters of speculation:
Yes, some of this might sound a bit unsavory, perhaps even immoral, but would you care if you were making a million dollars an hour doing it?
On the other hand, you might suspect that hedge funds do nothing but siphon off money that could be put to better use, and that they may actually undermine our economy and our democracy. Perhaps you fear that some hedge funds may be investing in illegal activities, such as arms smuggling, or that they may drive up energy and food prices through speculation. If so, How to Make a Million Dollars an Hour answers all of your questions and many more that you hadn't thought to ask. It offers a rare glimpse behind the golden veil, where you'll discover hedge-fund secrets that make it possible to pull down astounding sums in the space of minutesas long as you're willing to bankrupt your morality for the cash.
The premise of this piece, and I assume the entire `wage theft' concept, is invalid. It assumes that wages are linked with productivity, or that wages should perpetually be linked... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ian O.
If people could only understand that the least productive " money manipulators" literally control the western world they would be concerned. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Ralph Grimes
I'm an undergraduate in finance and this book confirm my thoughts about the financial system. The financial system is not well organized and do not need to be account to the... Read morePublished 6 months ago by kamougue
Written in a kind of a breezy stye but a very serious subject. His point is that some people are getting and absurdly rich simply by speculating with very large sums of money... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Victor Carmichael
This reading is hard to read, hard follow for myself a "rian". These elite folks are "traitors", and, hardworking negotiators to any attempt at Democracy. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Efried
a must for any one interested in the shenanigans on Wall Street This book changed my Life Les Leopold is a national treasure and a true hero to have written this.Published 15 months ago by James A. Myl
How to Make a Million Dollars an Hour is a commentary in the view of Carl Marx's criticism of capitalism. Read morePublished 15 months ago by ZakkisGod
This book is required reading for people to understand exactly why the stock market is like walking into a Las Vegas casino. Read morePublished 16 months ago by kelley805
While this book was not quite a page turner like a great novel, I read the book in a week, which means I was enjoying. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Philip T. Mccollum