Who is Cityboy? Heas every brash, suited, FT-carrying idiot who ever pushed past you on the tube. Heas the egotistical buffoon who loudly brags about how much cash heas made on the market at otherwise pleasant dinner parties. Heas the greedy, ruthless wanker whose actions are helping turn this world into the shit-hole itas rapidly becoming. For one period in my life, he was me.' In this no-holds-barred, warts-and-all account of life in Londonas financial heartland, Cityboy breaks the Square Mileas code of silence in his own inimitable style, revealing explosive secrets, tricks of the trade and the corrupt, murky underbelly at the heart of life in the City. Drawing on his experience as a young analyst in a major investment bank, the six-figure bonuses, monstrous egos, and the everyday culture of verbal and substance abuse that fuels the worldas money markets is brutally exposed as Cityboy describes his ascent up the hierarchy of this intensely competitive and morally dubious industry, and how it almost cost him his sanity.Who is Cityboy?
|Title||:||Cityboy: Beer and Loathing in the Square Mile|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2010-01-07|