Synopses & Reviews
In the midst of the most disastrous economic climate of Wall Streetand#8217;s history, one executive has weathered the storm more deftly than any other: Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase. In 2008, while Dimonand#8217;s competitors watched their companies crumble, JPMorgan not only survived, it made an astonishing $5 billion profit. Dimonand#8217;s continued triumph in the face of an industry-wide meltdown has made him a paragon of finance. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In andlt;Iandgt;Last Man Standing, andlt;/Iandgt;award-winning journalist Duff McDonald provides an unprecedented and deeply personal look at the extraordinary figure behind JPMorganand#8217;s success. Using countless hours of interviews with Dimon and his full circle of friends, family, and colleagues, this definitive biography is by far the most comprehensive portrait of the man known as the Savior of Wall Street. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Now, in an updated prologue, McDonald offers insight into the future of Wall Street and how Dimon will overcome the challenge of aggressive new regulation from Washingtonand#8212;and how he plans to continue to thrive as the worldand#8217;s preeminent banker.
The business biography of Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase, written with the full blessing of the man known to all as the "Savior of Wall St."
About the Author
Duff McDonald is a New York-based journalist. A contributing editor at New York magazine, he has also written for Vanity Fair, GQ, WIRED, CondÉ Nast Portfolio, and Time, among other publications. Once a regular guest on ABC's World News Now, McDonald has also appeared on CNN, CNNfn, Fox News, CNBC, and NPR. In 2004, he was the recipient of two Canadian National Magazine Awards—Best Business Story (gold) and Best Investigative Reporting (silver)—for “The Black Watch”—in National Post Business. A Canadian, McDonald lives in Bronxville, New York, with his wife, Caroline, and daughter, Marguerite.