Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street - From Geek to Man Summary & Analysis

Michael Lewis (author)
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Mike's first assignment in 1985 for Salomon is in the London office working for Stu Willicker from Bald Knob, Arkansas. Stu tells him to call everyone in Paris that is a French money manager with fifty or more million dollars to invest. Their names are listed in "The Euromoney Guide." Mike is uncomfortable calling someone he doesn't know to sell him something he doesn't want. When his first call results in refusal to take the call from "Salomon bastards" he wonders why he takes the job at all.

A "geek" in Salomon's London office is whatever the trader says and may mean someone just out of training at a larval state between trainee and man. Mike is a geek in London. Six top management positions are held by Americans who are from the forty-first floor in New York but Europeans...

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