The classic warts and all portrait of the 1980s financial scene The 1980s was the most outrageous and turbulent era in the financial market since the crash of 29, not only on Wall Street but around the world Michael Lewis, as a trainee at Salomon Brothers in New York and as an investment banker and later financial journalist, was uniquely positioned to chronicle the ambition and folly that fueled the decade....
|Title||:||The Money Culture|
|Publisher||:||W W Norton Reissue edition February 14, 2011|
|Number of Pages||:||304 pages|
|File Size||:||679 KB|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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The Money Culture Reviews
This novel was written by Michael Lewis in 1991. You will enjoy his writings because he worked for Solomon Brothers in the 1980's and is very knowledgeable in financial markets. He has insider knowledge which has helped him develop his theories on why money matters happen and most likely who was behind these happenings.
Michael Lewis wrote one of the great popular books about Wall Street,
Enjoyable book. If you lived through the turbulent late '80's you will recognize the subplots. If not, it is a fairly good diary ( story ) of those times and some of the players. But, one consistency, Michael Lewis continues to shed light on the myriad of ways Wall Street banking types line their pockets with unsuspecting target's money.
I like Michael Lewis, but this is the laziest attempt at a book ever. I think he just slapped together some old, bad articles.
This is a look at the 'money class' with all its usual problems. It points out how dependent the US economy is on Japan and makes an educated prediction about the problems a Japanese economic decline create.
This is really a collection of essays Lewis wrote for magazines and newspapers, many of them before he wrote "Liar's Poker". As such they are a mixed bag both in content and writing style. Perhaps the most entertaining are his accounts of the coming of American-style finance and ambition to Europe, and I also enjoyed the essays on Japan. However other essays are best simply because they are short.
Michael Lewis was just getting started when these articles were written, and no one has surpassed him further than Lewis himself. Especially interesting, in 30 year retrospect, are the articles on Donald Trump. Who could have imagined ...