I read Lewis for the same reasons I watch Tiger Woods. I ll never play like that. But it s good to be reminded every now and again what genius looks like. --Malcolm Gladwell
'We fed the monster until it blew up ...'
While Wall Street was busy creating the biggest credit bubble of all time, a few renegade investors saw it was about to burst, bet against the banking system - and made a fortune.
From the jungles of the trading floor to the casinos of Las Vegas, this is the outrageous story of the misfits, mavericks and geniuses who, against all odds, made the greatest financial killing in history.