Funny, frightening, breathless and heartless, Liar's Poker is the original story of hysterical greed and excessive ambition, one that is now more potent and enthralling than ever. 'If you thought Gordon Gekko of the Wall Street movie was an implausibly corrupt piece of fiction, see how you like the real thing. This rip-the-lid-off account of the bond-dealing brouhaha is the work of a real-life.
S04:E05 - Liar's Poker. Reno and Bobby trail a con artist convicted of a payroll heist. S04:E06 - Dead Heat. Reno visits a widow to investigate the death of her promising Thoroughbred. S04:E07 - An Uncle in the Business. A mobster searches for the list of people a hit man killed during his career. S04:E08 - Offshore Thunder. An offshore racing team's chief mechanic suspects sabotage after a.
The man who has sold millions of books exposing the subprime mortgage crisis and the excesses of Wall Street has a new target in his sights: Donald Trump.Michael Lewis’s first major work was.
The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar’s Poker.
Liar's Poker contains in part an autobiographical account of Michael Lewis's own experience just before and during his time in Salomon Brothers. The book also followed the rise and fall of Salomon Brothers, mainly focusing on the mortgage bond department whose fortune closely traced the speculative bubble in various mortgage backed securities in the 80s. (The current subprime crisis indeed.
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EVENT: A Conversation with Michael Lewis, (Author of The Fifth Risk, The Big Short, Flash boys and Liar’s Poker) Chaired by Lord McFall and Lord Sharkey; Wednesday 7th November, 2.15pm-3.15pm, Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House; This event is now at capacity. Best selling author Michael Lewis will discuss US politics and his new book The Fifth Risk. This book takes us inside the transition.
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Liar's Poker is a non-fiction, semi-autobiographical book by Michael Lewis describing the author's experiences as a bond salesman on Wall Street during the late 1980s. First published in 1989, it is considered one of the books that defined Wall Street during the 1980s, along with Bryan Burrough and John Helyar's Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco, and the fictional The Bonfire of.
Liar’s poker combines the ability to bluff with the insight to recognize bluffing in your opponents. You can play the game for money, or substitute “points” for money if you prefer not to gamble. Liar’s poker can also be used as a tool for teaching probability concepts, such as “what are the odds that there are 4 aces among these two sets of numbers.”.
Michael Lewis Liar's Poker opens with the description of a famous wager made on a Wall Street trading floor in 1987. The CEO of the (soon to be bankrupt Salomon Brothers approached his star trader with an outlandish challege, 'One hand, one million dollars, no tears'. The 'hand' or game he was referring to was 'liar's poker (aka 'cheat' or 'spoof'in the UK). It involved no playing cards but a.
Based on a book of the same name by Michael Lewis (Liar's Poker, Moneyball), the 2008 financial crisis and subprime mortgage scam in America gets a slick and amusing adaptation courtesy of Vice.
Liar's Poker By Michael Lewis I Preface I WAS A BOND salesman, on Wall Street and in London. Working beside traders at Salomon Brothers put me, I believe, at the epicenter of one of those events that help to define an age. Traders are masters of the quick killing, and a lot of the killings in the past ten years or so have been quick. And Salomon Brothers was indisputably the king of traders.
EU Sanctions against Russia - Liar's Poker and Due Diligence 01 Jan 1970 1:00 am by Mark Dunn. Sanctions; The EU's sanctions regime against Russia, introduced after the annexation of Crimea and separatist action in Ukraine, is broadly working and has been boosted by the recent dramatic fall in oil prices. However, the complex nature of the sanctions means that British companies should carry.
The long-awaited follow-up to the global best-seller Liar's Poker, The Big Short tells a story of spectacular, epic folly. It has taken the world's greatest financial meltdown to bring Michael Lewis back to the subject that made him famous. His international best seller Liar's Poker exposed the greed and carnage of the City and Wall Street in the 1980s; he wrote it as a cautionary tale, but.
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Liar's Poker is about bond trading at Salomon Brothers during the financial boom of the 1980s. Lewis, fresh out of the London School of Economics, was hired by them in 1985. He became a bond salesman with the London office of the company, apparently a fairly successful one, before leaving the firm in 1988. Liar's Poker is about half biography, following Lewis's training and career, and half.