Flash Boys Kindle Edition

December 25, 2015

Book Review : Flash Boys Kindle Edition


Author: Michael Lewis

Format: Kindle Edition

File Size: 916 KB

Print Length: 291 pages

Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0141978147

Publisher: Penguin (31 Mar. 2014)

Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0241003636

ISBN-13: 978-0241003633

ASIN: B00I9PVKKC

The Times, Observer, Financial Times, New Statesman and Times Literary Supplement Books of the Year 2014

Michael Lewis, the Master of the Big Story, is back with Flash Boys

On the off chance that you contemplated alpha guys remaining in exchanging pits hollering at one another, reconsider. That world is dead.

Presently, the world’s cash is exchanged by PC code, inside secret elements in intensely watched structures. Indeed, even the specialists depended with your money don’t have the foggiest idea about what’s transpiring. Also, the not very many who do aren’t going to tell – in light of the fact that they’re raking in huge profits.

This is a business sector that is fixed, wild and far away; a business sector in which the boss need is for velocity; and in which brokers would offer their grandmas for a microsecond. Squint, and you’ll miss it.

In Flash Boys, Michael Lewis recounts the touchy story of how one gathering of astute crackpots and mavericks set out to uncover what was going on. It’s the narrative of what it’s similar to pronounce war on a portion of the wealthiest and most capable individuals on the planet. It’s about tackling a whole framework. Also, it’s about the frenzy that has grabbed hold of the money related markets today.

You will have a hard time believing it until you’ve perused it.

‘I read Michael Lewis for the same reasons I watch Tiger Woods. I’ll never play like that. However, it’s great to be reminded from time to time what virtuoso resembles’ – Malcolm Gladwell

‘Most likely the best current author in America’ – Tom Wolfe

Audit

An excellent story, so elegantly composed. You must get this (Jon Stewart The Daily Show)

Astonishing… ensured to make head spin with rage… riveting (Janet Maslin The New York Times)

Enchanting (John Naughton Observer)

Michael Lewis knows how to recount a story (Vanity Fair)

This book can possibly start a social uprising . . . Over five years on from the Lehman breakdown, Lewis has lit the touch paper on the mother of all verbal confrontations about Wall Street and worldwide account (Liam Halligan Spectator)

Convincing, an extraordinary yarn from start to finish (Daniel Finkelstein The Times)

At the point when the stories of our times are told, there will be not any more original reports than the books of Michael Lewis (Guardian)

Who knew high-recurrence exchanging was such a hot subject? (Bloomberg Business Week)

Michael Lewis is one of the chief writers of our age (Huffington Post)

Michael Lewis is a virtuoso, and his book will give high-recurrence exchanging an abundantly required turn under the magnifying instrument (Kevin Roose New York Magazine)

Streak Boys is astounding for its ethical shock as it uncovers how high-recurrence dealers have duped both speculators and general society . . . He is that uncommon brute: an insider who composes clear, language free writing and who never forgets about his definitive obligation to the story (Daily Telegraph)

Astounding . . . Michael Lewis has a hypnotizing ability for finding enthusiastic dramatizations in complex, exceedingly specialized subjects (Financial Times)

He finds the men who worked out what was turning out badly and uncovered it (John Arlidge Sunday Times)

Score one for the people! Faultfinders of rapid, PC driven exchanging have another champion (CNN Money)

In the event that you possess stock, you have to peruse Flash Boys . . . and afterward call your merchant (Entertainment Weekly)

Critical to open verbal confrontation about Wall Street . . . in uncovering what one of his focal characters calls the ‘Pandora’s container of craziness’ that budgetary trades have gotten to be (Philip Delves Broughton The Wall Street Journal)

I read Michael Lewis for the same reasons I watch Tiger Woods. I’ll never play like that. In any case, it’s great to be reminded occasionally what virtuoso resembles (Malcolm Gladwell)

Most likely the best current author in America (Tom Wolfe)

About the Author

Michael Lewis was conceived in New Orleans and instructed at Princeton University and the London School of Economics. He has composed a few books including the New York Times blockbusters Liar’s Poker, broadly considered the book that characterized Wall Street amid the 1980s, The Big Short, ‘most likely the absolute best bit of money related news coverage ever composed’ (Reuters), the very fast voyage through Europe’s post-crunch economy, Boomerang, and the top rated confession of rapid budgetary tricks, Flash Boys. Lewis is contributing author for The New York Times Magazine and composes for Vanity Fair and Portfolio magazine.

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