Tag: book review

Museum of American Finance: Wall Street’s Hidden Gem

Okay, I’m somewhat loathed to write this post since I do not want to crawl over even more tourist in New York’s financial district, but hidden among the high-end retailers, gyms and other businesses that support Wall Street workers is a great museum, The Museum of American Finance. It is easy to walk by the museum…

High Finance, a Wall Street Fiction

In this episode of the Daly Post Podcast, Rob interviews author and former Turquoise chief executive Eli Lederman on his first novel, High Finance. Set in a fictitious investment bank, the story follows 10 days in the life of exotics derivatives trader Jerry Klein on the eve of the 2008 credit crisis as Klein becomes…

The Futures

I’ve been on a financial services reading kick lately and I’ve just finished reading Emily Lambert’s  The Futures: The Rise of the Speculator and the Origins of the World’s Biggest Markets. It’s a quick and enjoyable read that gives a good history of the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and…