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.

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The sales pitch on this book caught my eye cause I used to intern at a commodities trading company after my sophmore year in college, so I was curious to learn more about commodities trading. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. As an adjunct to this, Khaled and David had to entice the guys to come to Dubai with the promise of the “good life”.

Can be read in about 3 hours. 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 rigyed of the Merc and immediately goes to Dubai. The exchange is suppossed to bring transparency and accountability to middle-eastern oil prices which could have HUGE implications for global stabil Picked this up on my way home for Thanksgiving and finished it before I landed.

This page was last edited on 18 Aprilat Feb 01, Phil Niswonger rated it it was amazing. All you read her do is shop off his money, look lovely, crib about his long work hours mezrch take care of him when he’s sick. Travels in the New Third World. I have read this book multiple times and am entertained every time. While reading the book, several questions popped in my mezric The Power of Habit.


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A Rigved Street Revolt. It would have given me a good heads up before my intern had it been available back in Mezrich has authored sixteen books, with a combined printing of over four million copies, including the wildly successful Bringing Down the House: 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.

Want to Read saving…. Cover of the first edition. Why I Left Goldman Sachs.

Absolutely, especially since at some point in the far future all energy will come from renewable sources, American companies might as well be the leader of the pack with the added benefit of American capitalism looks to have save the environment.

Jan 23, Steve rated it really liked it. 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. Did I mention that this more riveting as watching a Bond movie minus the gunshots, spinning flying cars and exploding planes — but flying cars and exquisite planes are there? I am convinced one the majority of their population comes into the MC, there will be a shift to democracy.

Please review your cart. For a name that reads like clickbait, the book content isn’t far from it. Written by the guy who wrote book the movie “21” was based on.


Rigged: The True Story of an Ivy League Kid Who Changed the World of Oil, from Wall Street to Dubai

This author is awesome. October 13, Imprint: This ordinary kid has traded Brooklyn for the gold-lined hotel palaces of Dubai.

The Art of Winning an Unfair Game. I never really thought much about it until I read this book.

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I believe the book is worth reading, although the majority of it leads up to whether the Exchange will be built. Fast and fun, Mizrich does it again. Read this in 4 days. Not only does it deal with geopolitical issues through the vehicle of business, but it also beautifully describes the essence of why traders do what they do. But the Merc is just a starting place. Taken under the wing of another young gun and partnering with a mysterious young Muslim, the kid embarks on a dangerous adventure to revolutionize the oil trading industry—and, along with it, the world.

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Mezrich and Aaron Sorkin shared a prestigious Scripter Award for best adapted screenplay as well. But the Merc is just a starting place.

Sep 23, Brian rated it really liked it Shelves: 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.

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