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  •  Moneyball is just one of the books by someone who (2+ / 0-)
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    serendipityisabitch, JerryNA

    we will look back on as extraordinary in the future.
    Michael Lewis wrote Moneyball: the art of winning an unfair game. He also wrote The Blind Side.
    But I first encountered him through Liar's Poker, in which

    He provides the most readable explanation I've seen anywhere of the origin within Salomon Brothers of the mortgage-backed securities market....It is good history, and a good story.”
    And he has more, but I'll stop here and say it again because ever since I read it, even before the economy of 2008, I have been trying to tell people exactly what the reviewer said:
    He provides the most readable explanation I've seen anywhere of the origin within Salomon Brothers of the mortgage-backed securities market....It is good history, and a good story.”

    We are all pupils in the eyes of God.

    by nuclear winter solstice on Wed Apr 30, 2014 at 05:30:07 AM PDT

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