Traders' Tales

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Traders' Tales: A Chronicle of Wall Street Myths, Legends, and Outright Lies

Traders' Tales offers a tantalizing picture of Wall Street culture with a spectacular collection of incredible true stories, myths, startling secrets, and insider jokes. This behind-the-scenes look features some of the best-known names in the business—Leon Cooperman, Muriel Siebert, Marvin Roffman, Liam Dalton—as well as a host of unknown talents who have also left their mark on the Street and its folklore. Get a tantalizing taste of the real Wall Street with these delicious stories by and about those who make this money playground tick. The extraordinary tales, myths, and jokes in this collection offer an irresistible look behind the wheeling and dealing to capture the true character and culture of the Street as never before.

"I have rarely gone through a day without hearing a joke about WallStreet. Ron Insana captures the essence of the culture that createsthose jokes with one hilarious tale after another. This book is great fun."

— Stanley Druckenmiller, Managing Director, Soros FundManagement.

"Ribald tales and outrageous jokes are as much a part of WallStreet as subordinated debentures, and Ron Insana has sifted through years of financial lore to collect the best of them. A funny, funny book, certain to draw a chuckle and a wry smile of recognition from even the stiffest Masters of the Universe."

— Bryan Burrough, Coauthor, Barbarians at the Gate.

"You can't beat Wall Street for witty and outrageous behavior. Ron Insana captures it."

— Michael Steinhardt, Managing Partner,Steinhardt partners.

"Having worked on Wall Street for 20 years, I thought I had heard and seen it all. The secrets revealed in this book, however, are absolutely shocking."

— Elaine Garzarelli, Director, GarzarelliCapital, Inc.

"Wall Street has lots of traders' tales which bring us insight into the lighter side of our business. This book should bring fun for us all."

— Mario Gabelli, Chairman, Gabelli Funds, Inc.