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Traders' tales : a chronicle of Wall Street myths, legends, and outright lies

Author: Ron Insana
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wall Street. It's where fortunes are made and lost within minutes, where careers begin and end just as quickly, and where split-second timing often means the difference between fast fortune or total ruin. Traders' Tales offers a tantalizing picture of this singular culture with a spectacular collection of incredible true stories, myths, startling secrets, and insider jokes. Falling somewhere between Liar's Poker and
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Insana
ISBN: 0471129992 9780471129998
OCLC Number: 34192960
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 210 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: An Early Tale --
The Floor Trader --
Life in the Pits --
The Trading Desk --
Women on Wall Street --
Greed, Gaming, and Trickery --
Investors' Tales --
Crash Tales --
Street Talk --
Constellations and Calendar Quirks.
Responsibility: Ron Insana.
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