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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Then I remember that billionaire Strive Masiyiwa yes! Of course, the plot also drags you along the whole time, so you grit through it just to see what happens.
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Dec 07, Jacqueline rated it it was amazing. That he knew nothing about commodity trading or the energy business seemed less important to nen who placed him in that position than the fact that he was brash enough not to back down from the intimidation thrown at him by those who resented his presence on the trading floor and in the NYMEX boardroom.
But the Merc is just a merich place. 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.
He helps establish the Dubai Mercantile Exchange while also dancing with, and away from, dangerous Middle East contacts. Bringing Down the House. Although I think it is laudable, unless he is going marry her, I think he should break up with her because they do not have a relationship. Did I also mention that, unlike a Bond movie, this is a true story?
An entitled bigotted american’s view of dubai. In my opinion, I think it is primarily the job of the home government to reinvest the capital they get from the multi-national firms into the general population in such a way that they immediately see the fruits of capitalism. It’s literally him apologising for being a muslim and from the middle east.
I did learn some cool things about what effects energy prices and from the descriptions of Dubai, man, Mezruch now believe that Dubai is ‘heaven on earth’ The best part of the book was really the epilogue and the interview with the real star. Dec 12, J. You submitted the following rating and review.
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Cheap oil and gas is good for everyone but the producers of those commodities. Rigged Ben Mezrich book reviews: It was a fun, energizing read – but I liked Bringing Down the House better. While reading the book, several questions popped in my mind: 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. With his newest non-fiction book, Once Upon a Time in Russia, Mezrich tells his most incredible story yet: But how the Merc really works is largely a mystery to the rest of us.
Under The Neon Sky I would not agree as I enjoyed some of his other books more, such as “Bringing Down the House: Ben Mezrich has created his own highly addictive genre of nonfiction, chronicling the amazing stories of young geniuses making tons of money on the edge of impossibility, ethics, and morality.
The oil exchange is a fascinating topic I knew nothing about, but that didn’t seem to matter. I think the role of Government in society is to enable the individual to fully reach his potential. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori.
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Item s unavailable for purchase. After conquering the hallowed halls of Harvard Business School, he enters the testosterone-laced warrens of the Merc Riggdd, the asylumlike oil exchange located in lower Manhattan. Since old attitudes die hard and general misgivings are the norm, I think it would be the best idea if Americans continue accept Arabs in universities in order to bridge the cultural divide.
Would you like us to take another look at this review? A bsn drama of obscene wealth, crime, rivalry, and betrayal from deep inside the world riyged billionair Ben Mezrich has created his own highly addictive genre of nonfiction, chronicling the amazing stories of young geniuses making tons of money on the edge of impossibility, ethics, and morality. This book is focused on the inner workings of the commodities exchange in New York. It was shockingly ignorant, given how much press it got.
Overall, a fast read.
Rigged: The True Story of an Ivy League Kid Who Changed the World of Oil, from Wall Street to Dubai
Inside the Doomsday Machine. And the floor of the New York Mercantile Exchange NYMEX is filled with frantic traders trying to buy nezrich sell oil and gas futures contracts based on what they expect supply numbers to be thirty or sixty days into the future. 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. To be fair, there are other stakeholders besides oil executives such as oil workers.
Sep 23, Brian rated it really liked it Shelves: 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. Jun 29, Saidi Mdala rated it really liked it.
The book itself was well written, but lacked a little more excitement.