An inside account of why banking has gone so badly wrong.
Kevin Rodgers started his career as a trader with Merrill Lynch before joining another American bank, Bankers Trust. From there he went on to work as a managing director of Deutsche Bank for 15 years and latterly as global head of foreign exchange.
"An animated, first-person narrative about the reality of banking
... lively and engaging ... Rodgers takes your hand and walks you
through the history of finance." * LSE Review of Books *
"A welcome addition to the panoply of must-read titles about banking before, during and after the crisis ... by someone who was actually at the centre of the industry at the time." * Euromoney *
"A rip-roaring ride through the dealing floors of the world's financial market ... the storyline is eloquent, right up there with the calibre of the master of the genre, Michael Lewis." * Financial Advisor *
"This is an enjoyable, fast-paced yet informative book ... readers will be absorbed and fascinated by the inner workings of an industry that is essential to all our lives." * International Investment *
"A truly insightful look into the history of technology and what it could mean for banking's future" * Small Business Trends *