Everything you need to understand or teach Liar's Poker by Michael Lewis (author).
This semi-autobiographical non-fiction work is published in 1989. Liar's Poker relates actions and events that occur primarily in New York and London from the years 1979 to 1988. Michael Lewis writes about the experiences, traits and character of managers, employees, customers and competitors of Salomon Brothers Wall Street investment bank. He writes from his own experience as job applicant, trainee and bond salesman to 1988. This short successful career account with Salomon from 1985 to 1988 is enhanced with a condensed history of the Salomon mortgage bond trading department startup from 1979. Salomon's rapid growth to the leading Wall Street mortgage bond firm by the mid-1980s is described. Salomon's loss of the bond trading led to a competitive Michael Milken's startup junk bond department for Drexel Burnham is also portrayed.
The author leaves Salomon Brothers in 1988 at twenty-seven years old for other interests. This is an insider's story of... View more of the Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street Summary
Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street Lesson Plans contain 127 pages of teaching material, including: