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“[The] definitive account of the most profitable and influential investment bank of the modern era.” —The New York Times Book Review
“The best analysis yet of Goldman’s increasingly tangled web of conflicts. . . . The writing is crisp and the research meticulous.” —The Economist
“[A] revelatory account of the rise and rise of Goldman Sachs. . . . A vast trove of material.” —Financial Times
“Well done and absorbing. Cohan’s grasp of the . . . recent inside politics of the firm is sure and convincing.” —The Washington Post
“The frankest, most detailed, most human assessment of the bank to date. Cohan portrays a firm that has grown so large and hungry that it's no longer long-term greedy but short-term vicious. And that’s the wonder—and horror—of Goldman Sachs.” —BusinessWeek
“Brings the bank’s sometimes ‘schizophrenic’ behavior to vivid life. . . . Cohan evinces an eye for telling images and an ear for deadpan quotations. . . . [and] puts his skepticism to good use.” —Bloomberg News
“[Cohan is] one of our most able financial journalists.” —Los Angeles Times
“A former Wall Street man and a talented writer, [Cohan] has the rare gift not only of understanding the fiendishly complicated goings-on, but also of being able to explain them in terms the lay reader can grasp.” —The Observer (London)
“Cohan writes with an insider’s knowledge of the workings of Wall Street, a reporter’s investigative instincts and a natural storyteller’s narrative command.” —The New York Times
William D. Cohan is the author of the New York Times bestsellers House of Cards and The Last Tycoons, which won the 2007 FT/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award. He is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair, has a weekly opinion column in Bloomberg View, and writes frequently for Fortune, The Atlantic, Art News, BloombergBusinessWeek, The New York Times, The Financial Times, The Irish Times and The Washington Post, among other publications. He also is a contributing editor on Bloomberg Television and a frequent on-air contributor to MSNBC, CNN and CNBC. A former investment banker, Cohan is a graduate of Duke University, Columbia University School of Journalism and the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.
Still and all, a very good book that was well researched, reasoned, and presented.
I have read all three of his books in addition to his constant stream of interesting pieces for Bloomberg, FT, Vanity Fair etc.
Author William Cohan does an extraordinary and exemplary job of documenting the rise, and dominance of Goldman Sachs.
Money and Power is an overly long history of the Wallstreet firm Goldman Sachs. Overly long because this history reaches back into the 19th Century and spends forever getting to... Read morePublished 2 months ago by David S. Wellhauser
Interesting book, however its too long. I lost interest part way thru the book.Published 3 months ago by Tanveer J.
i bought this as a present for my bf, this was a great price. the delivery was on-time.Published 4 months ago by Nailah1231
Fascinating history tracing development and growing influence of GS from its founding to the present.Published 6 months ago by John F Pizzi