Volume 21 Issue 12
Wall Street can therefore seem like a very private club. But in fact anyone can participate; the barriers to entry are as much linguistic as they are financial. With that in mind, here's a primer on the A to Z of the financial multiverse.
The infamous AIG bonus controversy of 2009 was a rare moment when everyone in America was angry about the same thing. Today, thanks to a lawsuit being argued in Washington, we now know how comprehensively we were duped.
When I arrived on the Street in 1994, insider trading was as commonplace as jaywalking. There were things that might have seemed a bit questionable to an outsider, but they qualified as part of the game.
"Jamie Dimon: Before the Nation Went Bankrupt" is a performance art piece about the executive's fictional sex life.
Turney Duff worked on Wall Street for 15 years and is the author of the New York Times best seller The Buy Side, which Sony has optioned for film and television.
If shell companies can be said to be getaway cars for bank robbers, then Mossack Fonseca may be the world's shadiest car dealership.