Flash Boys - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

Michael Lewis
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Born and raised in Ireland, Ronan Ryan traveled with his family to the United States when he was sixteen. He grew up poor, but his father was determined to buy a home in Greenwich, Connecticut, so that Ronan could attend the local school. He grew to love the excesses of American culture and became enamored with money, finance, and Wall Street. Unsurprisingly, after graduating college, he sought the Wall Street job of his dreams, only to fail on multiple occasions. His first real break came when an Irish acquaintance offered him a position with the telecom company, MCI Communications based in New York City. During his time at MCI Communications, Ronan started to learn about the technology used in finance and the ins-and-outs of Wall Street. He learned things like how a copper circuit conveyed information and which hardware companies produced the fastest computer...

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