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.
The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar’s Poker. Before there was Flash Boys and The Big Short, there was Liar's Poker. A knowing and unnervingly talented debut, this insider’s account of 1980s Wall Street excess transformed Michael Lewis from a disillusioned bond salesman to the best-selling literary icon he is today.
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Michael Monroe Lewis (born October 15, 1960) is an American author and financial journalist. He has also been a contributing editor to Vanity Fair since 2009, writing mostly on business, finance, and economics. He is known for his non-fiction work, particularly his coverage of financial crises and behavioral finance.
Liar's Poker Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street (Book): Lewis, Michael: Before there was Flash Boys and The Big Short, there was Liar's Poker. A knowing and unnervingly talented debut, this insider's account of 1980s Wall Street excess transformed Michael Lewis from a disillusioned bond salesman to the best-selling literary icon he is today.
The time was the 1980s The place was Wall Street The game was called Liar s Poker Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he landed a job at Salomon Brothers, one of Wall Street s premier investment firms During the next three years, Lewis rose from callow trainee to bond salesman, raking in millions for the firm and cashing inThe time was the 1980s The.
In Liar's Poker, Michael Lewis writes about his journey in becoming a bond salesman and his two years of work experiences at Salomon Brothers. While the book does offer some information about the finacial innovations driving the bond business in the 1980s, I think the principle thrust of the book is an examination of the culture and the personalities of Wall Street trading desks. The first.
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. (1) 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.
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A lie is an assertion that is believed to be false,. This can be demonstrated in the case of a poker game wherein the strategies rely on deception and bluffing to win. Socrates (depicted in this bust) justified the use of noble lies in Plato's Republic. A noble lie, which also could be called a strategic untruth, is one that normally would cause discord if uncovered, but offers some benefit.
In Liar's Poker, Lewis recounts his four-year stint at Salomon Brothers,. John Gutfreund proposed playing one hand of Liar's Poker, which requires gamesmanship and knowledge of probabilities.
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.”.
Liar s Poker In this shrewd and wickedly funny book 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. Liar's Poker Michael Lewis. Primary Menu. Search for: Liar's Poker. Liar's Poker. Jun 22, 2020 - 19:51 PM Michael Lewis. Liar s Poker In this shrewd and wickedly funny book Michael.
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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.
Published for the first time in flipback - the new, portable, stylish format that's taken Europe by storm. FUNNY, FRIGHTENING, BREATHLESS AND HEARTLESS, LIAR'S POKER IS A TALE OF HYSTERICAL GREED AND AMBITION SET IN AN OBSESSED, ENCLOSED WORLD. From mere trainee to lowly geek, to triumphal Big Swinging Dick: that was Michael Lewis's pell-mell progress through the dealing rooms of Salomon.
I'm in the middle of Michael Lewis' Liar's Poker and I have a question about his retelling of the events in the mortgage market. He says the lenders of mortgages in the 1970s, called thrifts, were negatively affected by Paul Volker's decision to raise short term interest rates in order to slow down lending. Lewis writes that in order to make a 30 year loan thrifts had to accept a 10% interest.
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.
As described by Lewis, liar's poker is a game played in idle moments by workers on Wall Street, the objective of which is to reward trickery and deceit. With this as a metaphor, Lewis describes his four years with the Wall Street firm Salomon Brothers, from his bizarre hiring through the training program to his years as a successful bond trader. Lewis illustrates how economic decisions made at.