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More George Bailey, Less Mr. Potter

A scene from “It’s a Wonderful Life” courtesy of The New York Times (10 April 2015). Credit: Bettmann/Corbis. We came across an article in The New York Times written by Sendhil Mullainathan, professor of economics at Harvard University, titled “Why a Harvard Professor Has Mixed Feelings When Students Take Jobs in Finance.” It relates to …

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A Guide For Young Bankers

wallstreetcurmudgeon.com/images/tenyears.gif Author Michael Lewis recently wrote an article in Bloomberg Businessweek titled How Not to Lose Your Soul: A Handy guide for Young Bankers. Lewis has written many interesting books and articles including Liar’s Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street, Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game, and The Temptation of St. …

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