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The New Wolf of Wall Street is You

Jeff and I did a Fact vs Fiction video yesterday for Yahoo’s Breakout show on The Wolf of Wall Street. He asked whether or not there are still any Wolves on The Street churning people’s accounts up and here’s what I told him: The Wolf of Wall Street: Fact vs. Fiction (Yahoo Finance)  

My ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Review

Real quick – I finally managed to see The Wolf of Wall Street today, thought I’d write up some impressions… For starters, I began in the business on Long Island at the tail-end of that era and I had met a lot of the guys depicted in the film while cold-calling at Duke & Company…

‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ Cast in WSJ

In theaters next month, the glitzy, audacious blockbuster is based on real-life rogue trader Jordan Belfort memoir of his 1990s pump-and-dump flameout, during which he launched the infamous Stratton Oakmont “boiler room” brokerage, inflicted over $200 million of losses on investors and sunk a 167-foot yacht—all on his way to a federal indictment for securities…

The Wolf of Wall Street is Almost Upon Us

The Wolf of Wall Street film is, at long last, almost here. Last summer, I explained why I was so excited to see it, see: The Wolf of Wall Street Cast Comes Together Also, the below primer just hit the web, it tells the story of why the movie took so long to make it…

My Review of the Goldman Sachs Elevator Book

I’ve read a lot of books this summer, some informative and some highly entertaining. Not many of them were able to be both at the same time. The book Straight to Hell, by John LeFevre of @GSElevator fame, managed to pull this particular dual mandate off. My review of the book appears in Barron’s this weekend,…

Putting an End to Broker Cockroaching

In my 2012 book, Backstage Wall Street, I spend about a quarter of my word count talking about the stuff I’d seen at some of the brokerage firms I’d worked at. I even reprinted the scripts they were teaching us, in the hopes that the reader would be better prepared for the next incoming cold call…