FINANCE BOOKS

Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets

Knightmare on Wall Street

Knightmare on Wall Street is a thrilling minute-by-minute account of the terrifying hours following Knight Capital’s August 1, 2012 trading debacle, with news-breaking research regarding the firm’s 17 years of tumultuous existence as an independent company. Knightmare on Wall Street by Edgar Perez is the definitive behind-the-scenes story of Knight Capital.

The Speed Traders, An Insider's Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World

The Speed Traders

In The Speed Traders, Edgar Perez opens the door to the secretive world of high-frequency trading (HFT). Inside, prominent figures of HFT drop their guard and speak with unprecedented candidness about their trade.

The Speed Traders

A Colossal Failure of Common Sense

One of the biggest questions of the financial crisis has not been answered until now. What happened at Lehman Brothers and why was it allowed to fail, with aftershocks that rocked the global economy? In this news-making, often astonishing book, a former Lehman Brothers Vice President gives us the straight answers—right from the belly of the beast.

The Speed Traders

The Wizard of Lies

The inside story of Bernie Madoff and his $65 billion Ponzi scheme, with surprising and shocking new details from Madoff himself.

Who is Bernie Madoff, and how did he pull off the biggest Ponzi scheme in history?

These questions have fascinated people ever since the news broke about the respected New York financier who swindled his friends, relatives, and other investors out of $65 billion through a fraud that lasted for decades. Many have speculated about what might have happened or what must have happened, but no reporter has been able to get the full story–until now.

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