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Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

Michael Lewis (author)
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Topics for Discussion

Identify and describe key features of the game Liar's Poker

Explain the process of employment search and interview Michael Lewis undergoes to secure a job in investment banking.

Identify and describe the characteristics of the over-stuffed turkey example that the author uses to illustrate how Salomon Brothers and other investment banking firms make money.

Describe and discuss the training process that Salomon uses to introduce new employees to the various departments.

Identify and describe several examples of goofs that occur at Salomon. Identify and discuss the impact of this type of activity in your own life.

Explain and discuss several features of the U.S. economy that allows Ranieri to develop and expand his mortgage bond department.

Describe and identify specific reasons why the traders begin to leave Salomon.

Explain the structure of a CMO that enables broader investor group interest.

Discuss and identify the characteristics of...

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