Rigged: The True Story of an Ivy League Kid Who Changed the World of Oil .. This is my second book by Ben Mezrich and I’ve found his style of writing to be. Rigged. From the author who brought you the massive NY Times bestseller Bringing Down The House, this is the startling, rags-to-riches story of an. From the author who brought you the massive New York Times bestseller Bringing Down the House, this is the startling rags-to-riches story of an Italian- Ameri.
|Published (Last):||16 May 2014|
|PDF File Size:||12.56 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||6.46 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
This ordinary kid has traded Brooklyn for the gold-lined hotel palaces of Dubai. The magic of reading! The Power of Habit. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.
Feb 01, Phil Niswonger rated it mezdich was amazing. And the floor of the New York Mercantile Exchange NYMEX rihged filled with frantic traders trying to buy and sell oil and gas futures contracts based on what they expect supply numbers to be thirty or sixty days into the future.
Sadly enough I knew only that it was in the Mideast. Life for these guys, according to Mezrich, is a never-ending frat party.
But interesting- a true story about this guy who changed the NYMEX and its role in the global marketplace when he was 25 yrs old or something ridiculous. One from want and another from excess. The contrasts do not with the backgrounds of poverty and opulence. Jim Rohn turned the same idea into a verse or mezrch line.
What if they are right? Preview — Rigged by Ben Mezrich. Less subtly racist and islamophobic.
Retrieved from ” https: The review must be at least 50 characters long. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. A place where billions of dollars trade hands every week, the Merc is like a casino on bfn, where former garbage men become millionaires overnight, where fistfights break out on the trading floor and men have been known to bring prostitutes as dates to company dinners.
The only thing I knew about it before reading this book was from the movie Trading Places. This is a fascinating story — stranger than fiction — where the unusual happens at every turn. You’ve successfully reported this review. Then I remember that billionaire Strive Masiyiwa yes!
Rigged: The True Story of an Ivy League Kid Who Changed the World of Oil, from Wall Street to Dubai
No trivia or quizzes yet. After being the President’s bitch for weeks, making friends the floor traders his former adverseries, and being constantly threatened by “the Don”he becomes the VP strategy of the Merc and immediately goes to Dubai. Imagine a kid who reads that much books from standard five through to form 5 or 6!
But, I currently understand that environmental concerns, competition from renewable companies abroad esp. The Lost City of the Monkey God. It unravels in a tale of two young people from two unlikely worlds for partnership the West and Arabia who meet in the Emirates to hatch a truly game changing idea for a most improbable business venture in the most inconceivable environment: Riding the Very Terrible Tour of Italy.
Catching the Wolf of Wall Street. Dec 18, Elaine rated it did not like it.
Rigged (book) – Wikipedia
As far as I am mezruch, this book is the best book that Mezrich has gen. This ordinary kid has traded Brooklyn for the gold-lined hotel palaces of Dubai. It basically had the rags to riches theme, along with the underdog vs the establishment theme, along with the sex and money and intrigue themes that capture the imagination and get the blood racing.
Russo quickly rises to become the Head of Strategy where he helps in the transition to electronic trading. Rigged is the explicit, exclusive, true story behind the headlines that dominate the world stage. Another real world example is energy companies resistance to shifting to renewable fuels. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Rigged is the explicit, exclusive, true story behind the headlines that dominate rgiged world stage. Did I also mention that, unlike a Bond movie, this is a true story? Jan 08, Stacey rated it really liked it. Sep 16, Jessica rated it really liked it. These books are as entertaining as the movies we watch, but there is more in a non-fiction even fiction success story such mfzrich these, biographies and autobiographies when you read them from a book.
He also and this is where it gets bold coordinates with a government official to set up an exchange in Dubai closer to where the actual oil is. His book, The Accidental Billionaires: From the author who brought you the massive NY Times bestseller Bringing Down The House, this is the startling, rags-to-riches story of an Italian-American kid from the streets of Brooklyn who claws his way into the wild, frenetic world of the oil exchange.
So in this scenario, the speculators by inflating prices caused mass building without demand therefore causing toxic assets that could not be sold. Through this venture, Russo helped accelerate the development of capital markets in the region. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.