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Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt - Michael Lewis
Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt
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Michael Lewis returns to the financial world with a new book that gives readers a ringside seat as the biggest story in years prepares to hit Wall Street.
Michael Lewis returns to the financial world with a new book that gives readers a ringside seat as the biggest story in years prepares to hit Wall Street.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780393244663 (0393244660)
ASIN: 393244660
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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Mirkat Always Reading
Mirkat Always Reading rated it
4.0 Flash Boys
I really had no idea about HFT (high-frequency trading), let alone "dark pools," but nonetheless, appreciated Michael Lewis's telling of a disaffected group of finance guys looking to devise a new stock market immune from the loopholes that allow insiders to game the system, to the detriment of the ...
Witches' Tea Shop
Witches' Tea Shop rated it
5.0 Review: Flash Boys by Michael Lewis
Great book detailing how High Frequency Trading (HFT) is scalping ordinary investors, penny by penny. What The Big Short (Lewis' last book) did for the bond community, this books does to the stock/equity community. You do need a basic grasp of investing concepts and lingo to understand what Lewis is...
Seriously, Read a Book!
Seriously, Read a Book! rated it
2.5 Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt
On Reading & Rating For my money (which, since I'm neither a Wall Street tycoon, nor a Russian coding genius, isn't a whole heck of a lot) this isn't Michael Lewis' best work. My reading experience was a mix of fascination and frustration. Why the latter? Lewis covers (and condemns) a whole bunch of...
Ecletic Reader
Ecletic Reader rated it
5.0 Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt
Amazing and outraging, this book details some of the characters who sought to protect ordinary and savvy investors alike from a new breed of technological predator in the American stock market.
realityinabox
realityinabox rated it
5.0 Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt
Fascinating read. I could read Lewis write about paint drying and be engrossed. Actually, Lewis, how about it? I've always kinda wondered what exact happens there.
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