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Andrew admires the writing craft of Michael Lewis, who wrote Moneyball, Liar’s Poker, and Boomerang (among others), as well as admires Anson Cameron, and the writing of Lawrence Money and Gideon Haigh. He also references George V. Higgins’ reflections on his own writing and Martin Amis talking about the death of language. Andrew mentions cartoonists Ron Tandberg and Mark Knight. Nic.
Funny, frightening, breathless and heartless, Liar's Poker is a now fabled story of hysterical greed and excessive ambition, one that is now more potent and enthralling than ever. The original classic that revealed the truth about ambition, greed and excess in London and Wall Street, by the author of the number one bestsellers The Big Short and Flash Boys. 'If you thought Gordon Gekko of the.
Attendance (10%) - record 12 but count 10 An Extra Credit Quiz on Liar’s Poker. The Course Reader may be used during both exams. Hand-written notes and tabs (including Sticky Notes) are allowed inside the Reader, but no additional papers (lest you lose this privilege).
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.
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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Michael Lewis, the author of Boomerang, Liar’s Poker, The New New Thing, Moneyball, The Blind Side, Panic, Home Game and The Big Short, among other works, lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife, Tabitha Soren, and their three children.
About Liar’s Poker. It was wonderful to be young and working on Wall Street in the 1980s: never had so many twenty-four-year-olds made so much money in so little time. In this shrewd and wickedly funny audiobook, Michael Lewis describes an astonishing era and his own rake’s progress through a powerful investment bank. From an unlikely beginning (art history at Princeton?) he rose in two.
Directed by Jeff Santo. With Richard Tyson, Jimmy Blondell, Flea, Caesar Luisi. Based on the book by Michael Lewis, describes the author's experiences as a salesman in Wall Street during the 80's.
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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 is the culmination of those heady, frenzied years—a behind-the-scenes look at a unique and turbulent time in American business. From the frat-boy camaraderie of the forty-first-floor trading room to the killer instinct that made ambitious young men gamble everything on a high-stakes game of bluffing and deception, here is Michael Lewis’s knowing and hilarious insider’s.
He writes regularly as a journalist and is the author of several books, including the international bestseller, LIAR'S POKER.Michael Lewis was born in New Orleans and educated at Princeton University and the London School of Economics. He has written several books including the international bestseller, Liar's Poker, widely considered the book that defined Wall Street during the 1980s. Lewis.
Liar’s Poker recasts the bluffing spirit of the game of poker into an I Doubt It-style affair, doing away with the gambling aspect altogether. That makes it an excellent game for younger players, or to familiarize new players with the poker hands. It can be played with two to eight players, but is best with three to five.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.”.The midterm and final exam scores count for 30%, and 60% respectively, of your course grade. The problem set score will be calculated ignoring your lowest score during the semester and will count for 10% of the final grade. Schedule DSR: Dixit, Skeath and Reiley (2009) Introduction and General Principles of Game Theory DSR, chapters 1 and 2 Some examples of strategic games Background and.