Very good story based around a person named Richard Whitney who was a prominent figure on Wall Street.
If you've closely followed the ups and downs of the stock market, and the downs (and downs) of the reputation of the financial industry, you will deeply enjoy this.
I have now read this book for a third time and it is an extremely good companion book to The Great Crash.
One of the hazards of being human is that emotion tends to overwhelm intellect. In other words, we tend to believe things, or reject beliefs, because said beliefs make us feel... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Stephen M. St Onge
I found this book a couple of years after first reading The Great Crash. I have now read this book for a third time and it is an extremely good companion book to The Great Crash. Read morePublished 7 months ago by David Ecale
This book is phenomenal. It will open your eyes and make you understand some of the ebbs and flows in the market. It's phenomenal.Published 16 months ago by Jeremy Truitt
This was a book that at first made you feel a strange contempt for the proud look, and lying tongue of not just Richard Whitney, but of the entire Wall Street establishment and the... Read morePublished on June 28, 2010 by Planllc
Brooks' examination of the pre-crash financial world, and its key players--J.P. Morgan, Jesse Livermore, Richard Whitney among them--is fascinating, as is the overarching story of... Read morePublished on January 31, 2010 by en
Very good story based around a person named Richard Whitney who was a prominent figure on Wall Street. Read morePublished on September 8, 2009 by Stephen Samperi
This book documents exactly how lack of regulation and lack of protection from shortsellers was such a serios contributor to the stock market crash. Read morePublished on December 2, 2008 by robbieandrose
This book was first published in 1969, but remains particularly topical today, in the world of hedge funds and private equity pools. Read morePublished on November 4, 2008 by Roland Machold