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The Buy Side by Turney Duff

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The Buy Side is Turney Duff's high-adrenaline journey through the trading underworld, as well as a searing look at an after-hours Wall Street culture where sex and drugs are the quid pro quo and a billion isn't enough. In the mid-2000's, Turney Duff was, to all appearances, the very picture of American success. One of Wall Street's hottest traders, he was a rising star with Raj Rajaratnam's legendary Galleon Group before forging his own path. What few knew was that the key to Turney's remarkable success wasn't a super-genius IQ or family connections but rather a winning personality--because the real money wasn't made on the trading floor or behind a computer screen, but, rather, in whispered deals in the city's most exclusive nightspots, surrounded by the best drugs and hottest women. For Turney, this created a perilously seductive cycle: the harder he partied, the more connected and successful he became, which meant he could party even harder. In time, he became a walking paradox, an addictive mess after hours, and King of the Street from nine to five. Along the way, he learned some important lessons about himself, and the too-wild-to-believe world of Wall Street trading. In The Buy Side, the money is plentiful and the after-hours indulgence even more so, which has proved to be a bestselling combination. There are memorable wall street characters.: from Raj Rajaratnam, the disgraced head of Galleon Group, to star trader Gary Rosenbach, to wire-wearing informant David Slaine to media personality Jim Cramer, Turney hobnobbed with some of the biggest names in the Wall Street jungle and he renders them here in vivid detail.

  • ISBN: 9781472112392 |
  • Publisher: Constable & Robinson |
  • Publication date: |
  • Language: English |
  • Format: Ebook