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Monkey Business: Swinging Through the Wall Street Jungle

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They Hit "The Street." Forget what you've read, forget what you've heard, forget what you've been taught. Monkey Business pulls off Wall Street's suspenders and gives the reader the inside skinny on real life at an investment bank, where the promised land is always one more twenty-hour workday and another lap dance away. "The Street" Hit Back. Fresh out of Wharton and Harvard business schools, John Rolfe and Peter Troob ran willingly into the open arms of investment bank giant Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette. They had signed on as foot soldiers in a white-collar army of overworked and frustrated lemmings furiously trying to spin straw into gold. They escaped with the remnants of their sanity-and, ultimately, this book. Uncensored, unsanitized, and uncut, it captures the chaotic essence of the Wall Street carnival and the outlandish personalities that make it all hum...and it will become the smartest, most entertaining investment you'll make this year.

Synopsis:

"Monkey Business" is the hilarious confession of two young investment bankers of what it's like at ground zero on The Street. This tell-all pulls off Wall Street's suspenders and gives the reader the inside skinny on what working at an investment bank is all about.

About the Author

John Rolfe graduated from Virginia Tech, The University of Florida, and Wharton Business School. At Wharton, he was the editor of The Wharton Vulgarian. Following his sentence with DLJ, he spent several years working at a private investment fund. In 2001, he co-founded an equity-oriented money management firm, and today manages the firm from a top secret location deep in Vermont. He lives with his wife and two children, and is currently attempting to learn how to produce maple syrup.

Peter Troob graduated from Duke University and Harvard Business School. At Harvard, he was the humor editor for Harbus. After a gross error in judgment caused him to return to the investment banking world at DLJ, he left for the greener pastures of distressed debt investing at a private investment fund. In 2002 he co-founded a debt-oriented money management firm, which he continues to manage today. He lives with his wife and two children outside of New York City, where he can often be seen limping around the neighborhood and complaining about his bad knees.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780446676953
Author:
Rolfe, John
Author:
Troob, Peter
Publisher:
Warner Books (NY)
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Investments & Securities
Subject:
Stocks
Subject:
Stock exchanges
Subject:
Investments & Securities - General
Subject:
Wall street (new york, n.y.)
Subject:
Stock exchanges -- United States.
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
General Business & Economics
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20010431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.75 in 0.77 lb

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