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Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street Chapter Summary & Analysis - Adult Education Summary

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Adult Education Summary and Analysis

After four weeks of classes, trainees settle into a more casual training environment with bagels, coffee and newspapers or crossword puzzles. Susan James moderates classes and warns trainees to settle down because the next speaker's impression can affect career pay. Jim Massey, stern executive committeeman in charge of sales, enters to speak and answer questions. He reminds the trainees Salomon is the best trading firm in the world and that teamwork is important. No one asks questions since all they really want to know is how much money they can make and if Massey is concerned about reckless expansion of the firm and the number of trainees he is hiring. A month later another executive committee member Dale Horowitz speaks. He is called Uncle Dale and known as the original rabbi, or mentor, who offers to answer any questions. A question about the...

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