Young Money: Inside the Hidden World of Wall Street's Post-Crash Recruits

Becoming a young Wall Street banker is like pledging the world s most lucrative and soul crushing fraternity Every year, thousands of eager college graduates are hired by the world s financial giants, where they re taught the secrets of making obscene amounts of money as well as how to dress, tal

The Bankster

The uneasy calm in Greater Boston Global Bank GB2 is shattered when a series of murders rock the fa ade of the compliant and conforming bank that GB2 has built up over the years Who is to blame Who is driving these intriguing and bone chilling murders What is the motive behind these gruesome ki

The Lost Bank: The Story of Washington Mutual-The Biggest Bank Failure in American History

Based on reporting for which the author was named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the Gerald Loeb Award, this book traces the rise and spectacular fall of Washington Mutual.During the most dizzying days of the financial crisis, Washington Mutual, a bank with hundreds of billions of dollars in

The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure: Why Pure Capitalism Is the World Economy's Only Hope

John A Allison is the longest serving CEO of a top 25 financial institution, having served as Chairman of BB T for twenty years He currently serves as President and CEO of the Cato Institute and as a distinguished professor at the Wake Forest University Schools of Business He is also one of the l

Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit

Why are banking systems unstable in so many countries but not in others The United States has had twelve systemic banking crises since 1840, while Canada has had none The banking systems of Mexico and Brazil have not only been crisis prone but have provided miniscule amounts of credit to business

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Since its beginning, when its predecessor, the Bank of Toronto, was founded by a group of flour millers and grain dealers, TD Bank has evolved into one of the most proactive financial institutions on the planet Today, it is a cross border colossus The bank s expansion into the United States could

The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance

The winner of the National Book Award and now considered a classic, The House of Morgan is the most ambitious history ever written about an American banking dynasty Acclaimed by The Wall Street Journal as brilliantly researched and written, the book tells the rich, panoramic story of four generat

Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System from Crisis — and Themselves

Andrew Ross Sorkin delivers the first true behind the scenes, moment by moment account of how the greatest financial crisis since the Great Depression developed into a global tsunami From inside the corner office at Lehman Brothers to secret meetings in South Korea, and the corridors of Washington,