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.
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Liar's poker is a bar game that combines statistical reasoning with bluffing, and is played with the eight-digit serial number on a U.S. dollar bill. Normally the game is played with a stack of random bills obtained from the cash register. The objective is to make the highest bid of a number that does not exceed the combined total held by all the players. The numbers are usually ranked in the.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.Directed by Glenn Ficarra, John Requa. With Meenakshi Dixit, Joe Garvey. A look at the life of a high level bond trader in the 1980s.
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.
Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by Andrew M. Newman Graphic Design Inc. Jacket Illustration by Vint Lawrence. First printings are uncommon, especially signed. 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.
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.
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.
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This book review could probably be summed up in one sentence: After reading Liar’s Poker I immediately went to my Amazon account and purchased 5 more Michael Lewis books! I thought that this insider’s account of life on Wall Street was absolutely fascinating. It pretty much confirmed all the negative stereotypes that “Main Street” has come to believe about the financial sector. This IS.
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.
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Michael Lewis launched his successful career as an author with his book Liar’s Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street, which is both a youthful memoir and a journalistic look at the inner workings of Salomon Brothers, a Wall Street firm that grew fat trading bonds and then crashed and burned.The book takes place, roughly, between the years 1984 and 1987, and so I wasn’t.
Michael Lewis’s account of the bond market in the 1980s is an enjoyable and informative read. He details the rise and fall of mortgage bond trading at Salomon Bros, the origin of the junk bond market and his own experiences as a bond salesman at Salomon Bros. Readers with a knowledge of investment banking will get most out of the book, but others might still find it a good read.
This Liar's Dice Game is a fun and easy way to enjoy countless hours with friends and family. Be sure to bring your poker face to the table and get ready to outsmart and out-bluff your opponents. With this bluff dice game, players will issue bids or challenges in an attempt to outlast their opponents. It includes 20 dice, four cups and a rule book, all packaged in a decorative wooden box for.