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Greed, Hubris, the Fall of Merrill Lynch

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Greg Farrell gives a fly-on-the-wall account of the fall and sale of Merrill Lynch: a firm that revolutionized the stock market by bringing Wall Street to Main Street. Crash of the Titans: Greed, Hubris, the Fall of Merrill Lynch, and the Near-Collapse of Bank of America looks at what caused Merrill Lynch to collapse and what this story of greed, hubris, and incompetence tells us about the culture of Wall Street. The book is a financial thriller based on never-before-revealed information.

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Greg Farrell
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Comments [1]

Eugenia Renskoff from Brooklyn, NY

Hi, Leonard, The words subprime mortgage and foreclosure strike terror in me. I wonder if the Wall Street people can understand what losing one's home does to a human being. I know they probably don't care because if customer A loses her money, there is not much she can do about it and there is always customer B. Very sad all around. Eugenia Renskoff

Dec. 14 2010 01:43 PM

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