";s:4:"text";s:12423:" Investment Banking: Valuation, Leveraged Buyouts, and Mergers and Acquisitions (Wiley Finance), Discussion Materials: Tales of a Rookie Wall Street Investment Banker, Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco, Liar's Poker: From the author of the Big Short, King of Capital: The Remarkable Rise, Fall, and Rise Again of Steve Schwarzman and Blackstone, Class Clowns: How the Smartest Investors Lost Billions in Education (Columbia Business School Publishing). . After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Well written and interesting.. although becoming quite dated, Reviewed in the United States on September 10, 2010. It tends to get into many details at some point that might not be relevant to the message of the chapter but overall an interesting read. Always a nice walk down the memory lane of the mid 90's-early 2000's stock market. . There isn't much in the way of drama, real insight on the nuts and bolts of investment banking or any other meaningful message. Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products. I liked how detailed the author was about important issues the industry had. Sold by Papa Global,LLC ✨✨ and ships from Amazon Fulfillment.
You'll enjoy it immensely. Clear-eyed enough never to give his whole life over to banking--as did many of his colleagues--Knee maintains a reporter's sense of detachment, observing how the decade in question turned into an economic house of mirrors as money-guzzling dotcoms bloomed and withered, playing havoc with long-established rules and mores, nurturing an era of incompetence and brawling, veiled in the traditional pseudo-gentility of a privileged profession: 'The goal was to do deals, generate revenue, and be noticed. I had a hard time getting into the book in the beginning, but the last two-thirds is great and it's a fast read. by Bernhard Lewis. Sorry, there was a problem saving your cookie preferences. He shared his own story with real people and real events. I'm so happy with this purchase. If you want to understand how Wall Street works - and sometimes doesn't work - getAbstract recommends this informative, insightful and witty book. Whenever there are dramatic upheavals on Wall Street, shock waves ricochet throughout the U.S. and world economies.
Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. This book starts off interestingly - giving first hand experiences and insight into the investment banking business. And, when you say Wall Street, most people think of its storied investment banks - Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan Chase. Knee combines a depth of personal experience with sharp-eyed observation. In this case I found the added appeal, or the pull of the sector no stronger after reading the book but then again this may have more to do with the age of the reader than the book per se - the fact that it is not a runaway bestseller probably still means that it has not captured the imagination of today's young professionals in the same way as some of the others mentioned above. The Management Myth: Why the Experts Keep Getting it Wrong.
The author does a great job of making history come alive and filling in the blanks of why the market did what it did. Worth your time if you are interested in the wild history of the stock market. Reading somewhat between the lines, it appears that the author wrote the book because as a means of expressing his angst over getting pushed out of Morgan Stanley. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Please try again. In this case I found the added appeal, or the pull of the sector no stronger after reading the book but then again this may have more to do with the age of the reader than the book per se - the fact that it is not a runaway bestseller probably still means that it has not captured the imagination of today's young professionals in the same way as some of the others mentioned above. Please try again.