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How the Investment Banks Played the Free Market Game

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The Greed Merchants: How the Investment Banks Played the Free Market Game by Philip Augar
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Early in the new millennium, the investment banks were on their knees. Beaten by the boom and bust of the dot.com bubble, mixed up in corporate scandals and accused of uncontrolled and rampant conflict of interest, the game seemed over for the masters of the universe. Then the bounce back came. New rules, promises to be more vigilant and rising markets took the heat off. Having learned their lesson and paid their dues, the investment banks could be relied upon to oil the wheels of capitalism in this best of all possible worlds. Philip Augar's cutting critique challenges this consensus. By being able to act simultaneously for buyers, sellers and themselves, they can generate huge returns at their customers' expense. This book explains how this systematic and legal transfer of wealth occurs and answers some important questions. Do the investment banks add value through their advice? Is there a cartel? Are there any alternatives? What will happen next?

Author Biography

Philip Augar worked in investment banking for over twenty years and he now writes, broadcasts and lectures on financial services and related issues. He is the author of two books, The Death of Gentlemanly Capitalism and (with Joy Palmer) The Rise of the Player Manager, both of which are available in Penguin. He has a doctorate in History and is a Visiting Fellow of Cranfield School of Management.
Release date NZ
May 25th, 2006
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Penguin Books Ltd
Pages
256
Dimensions
130x197x17
ISBN-13
9780141017679
Product ID
1684221

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