Ugly Americans

Ugly Americans

ISBN
0434012351
Author
Ben Mezrich
Format
Pb
Published
Jul 1, 2004
Publisher
Heinemann
John Malcolm is barely 30, a high school football hero and Princeton graduate, he controls a hedge fund worth $50m.

In the '90's dozens of elite young American graduates made millions in hedge funds in the far East, beating the Japanese at their own game, riding the crashing waves of the Asian markets and winning.

Failure meant not only bankruptcy and disgrace a la Nick Leeson, but potentially even death - at the hands of the Japanese Yakuza.
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