Wall Street Stories

For sagas with blood, guts, crime and glory, for big winners and big losers, who needs war stories? Just look at the stock market.

Bull by the Horns
Book
 

Sheila Bair

Free Press, 2012

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One woman took on Wall Street old boys’ club and now she’s naming names.
The Big Short
Book

Michael Lewis

W.W. Norton, 2010

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The 2008 crisis illustrates the banality of Wall Street’s greed better than any other moment in recent US history.
The Panic of 1907
Book
 

Robert F. Bruner and Sean D. Carr

Wiley, 2007

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This vivid history and critique of the 1907 financial crisis evokes useful war stories and lessons from the past.
Hedgehogging
Book

Barton Biggs

Wiley, 2006

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Extraordinary reminiscences and revelations of a Wall Street global strategist and hedge fund operator.