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Flash BoysThe stock market is rigged, and Lewis, author of Liar's Poker and Moneyball, shows us exactly how in a fast-paced tale backed by gutsy...Flash BoysNonfictionThe stock market is rigged, and Lewis, author of Liar's Poker and Moneyball, shows us exactly how in a fast-paced tale backed by gutsy...2014-04-04W. W. Norton & Company
FLASH BOYS Michael Lewis

FLASH BOYS Michael Lewis

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Flash Boys

Genre: Nonfiction; Author: Michael Lewis; Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

The stock market is rigged, and Lewis, author of Liar’s Poker and Moneyball, shows us exactly how in a fast-paced tale backed by gutsy reporting. ”The world clings to its old mental picture of the stock market because it’s comforting,” writes Lewis, who then proceeds to blow up that image. The book’s good guy, a trader at the Royal Bank of Canada, investigates the way the high-speed exchanges that process stock purchases were — and are — siphoning off billions of dollars a year from investors. If you own stock, you need to read Flash Boys…and then call your broker. A-

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