Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 20, 2019. Does this book contain inappropriate content? I love books about business crimes, and this one is a good one. It is scary to read about the fragile governance of Libor by the British government and even more reckless tempering of the lynchpin parameter of world finance by major banks. If it was such a systemic thing, I find it difficult to fathom that all the blame was laid on the shoulders of one trader. David Enrich's page-turning account of their escapades--and the staggering costs to those who fell guilty to their rapacious operation--is not only a rollicking saga of greed and complicity, but a disturbing look inside a world where crookedness is often par for the course. Over 2,000 One-Liners, Straight Lines, Stories, Gags, Roasts, Ribs, and Put-Downs by Barry Dougherty, H. Aaron Cohl, Introduction to Linear Algebra, 4th Edition by Gilbert Strang. Around this time, he also became fascinated with the slot machines that could be found at local pubs. David Enrich is the Financial Enterprise Editor for the Wall Street Journal, where he leads a team of investigative journalists. Please try again. 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Fascinating. This is a well-written and very detailed description of the manipulation of Libor rates over the course of many years. What is a Crime? It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Something went wrong. For someone who has been around in the academic and financial spheres, the book rings very true - the hypocrisy and sanctimony ("we are shocked, shocked, that gambling goes on in here") is pretty much par for the course. In 2006, an oddball group of bankers and traders made a startling realization: with some sly underhandedness, voluminous quantities of booze and strippers, the incompetence of authorities, and the eager support of an eccentric math genius, they could manipulate interest rates to their advantage. Tom Hayes is a very talented man, who is on the autism spectrum (many of us in academia and quantitative finance are, he is somewhat further along the spectrum than many), who did not obviously commit any crime (moving the benchmark within the acceptable range was not a crime at the time, and how could he be guilty of collusion, if no one is guilty of colluding with him? On Sale: 03/21/2017 .orange-text-color {font-weight:bold; color: #FE971E;}View high quality images that let you zoom in to take a closer look. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. There's a problem loading this menu right now. His reporting has won a number of awards, including the 2016 Gerald Loeb Award for his work on the Libor scandal, which he expanded into his book, The Spider Network. I would recommend The Spider Network to learn more about the LIBOR mess. By continuing you indicate that you've read and agree to our. Don't the most innocent pay the biggest price? Tom Hayes, a brilliant but troubled mathematician, became the lynchpin of shadowy team that used hook and crook to take over the process and set rates that made them a fortune, no matter the cost to others. Redemption links and eBooks cannot be resold. shortlist 2017. In 1999, while at the University of Nottingham, he interned at UBS, an international Swiss bank, and learned some of the basics of trading stocks and bonds. In a story that pre-dates the other nine books in the series, Gin Blanco goes through her paces to become the most feared assassin in the Ashland. Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? He previously served as the Journal's European banking editor, based in London. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Praised as reading “like a fast-paced John le Carré thriller” (New York Times), “compelling” (Washington Post) and “jaw-dropping” (Financial Times), The Spider Network is not only a rollicking account of the scam, but a provocative examination of a financial system that was warped and shady throughout. The Spider Network: How a Math Genius and a Gang of Scheming Bankers Pulled Off One of the Greatest Scams in History. The exciting true-sports story of three daring Derby gamblers that bet millions with the Mexican Cartel, and their desperate run for the border. ‘Will snare you in its web of deceit ... A brilliant investigative exposé’ - Harlan Coben, bestselling thriller author, ‘Reads like a fast-paced John le Carré thriller, and never lets up’ - New York Times book review. .orange-text-color {font-weight:bold; color: #FE971E;}Enjoy features only possible in digital – start reading right away, carry your library with you, adjust the font, create shareable notes and highlights, and more. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 5, 2019. Tom Hayes is a very talented man, who is on the autism spectrum (many of us in academia and quantitative finance are, he is somewhat further along the spectrum than many), who did not obviously commit any crime (moving the benchmark within the acceptable range was not a crime at the time, and how could he be guilty of collusion, if no one is guilty of colluding with him? Lacking a positive male role model didn’t help matters, either. Enrich grew up in Lexington, Massachusetts, and graduated from Claremont McKenna College in California. Reviewed in the United States on April 6, 2017. He has won numerous journalism awards, including the 2016 Gerald Loeb Award for feature writing. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. He has won numerous journalism awards, including the 2016 Gerald Loeb Award for feature writing. Reviewed in the United States on April 6, 2017. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 20, 2019.

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