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Fiasco: The Inside Story of a Wall Street Trader by Frank Partnoy

In response to reader’s queries, we have added a book of the week column to the EI weekend edition - interesting books pertaining to exchanges and markets, investment et al. - Anybody can sign up for EI Weekend for free at ExchangeInvest.com incidentally.

This week’s book was written by Fred Schwed.

Fiasco: The Inside Story of a Wall Street Trader  was a groundbreaking book at the time and remains a shocking story of one man's education in the jungles of Wall Street. Frank Partnoy behind-the-scenes look at the trading floor of one of the world's top investment firms recounts the macho attitudes and fiercely competitive ploys of his office mates. 

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