"This is a classic. Probably one of the best, what the best traders did...and how the did it. Given many prop trading desks may never have the chance to leverage 20 or 30X, this book may turn into a classic history book!"
"Liar's Poker is Lewis's first book and his perspective of what life is like at an investment bank in the 1980's. He was on the lower rung of the totem pole and shares his unique perspective. What's great about the story is how you can learn about the role of ego on Wall Street."
"I loved this book and found Einhorn to be brilliant and filled with integrity. It is easy to fool some of the people. All one need do is look to our most recent demise, 62 trillion credit default swaps. Great book that will teach you about reading between the lines of every investment and every conversation."
"Most people who are attracted to the financial world are analytical and develop the right side of the brain. It's the left side that will determine their success. Unfortunately, it contributed to the financial crisis..."
"This is more advanced, but depending on what the person is interviewing for--he shoud know something about fixed income products, equities and derivatives. The better prepared you are, the more likely you'll be hired."