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From the archives: the fall of Saloman Brothers

Back in August 1991, Michael Lewis examined the disintegration of his ex-employer — investment bank Salomon Brothers — for The Spectator. His semi-autobiographical story, Liar’s Poker, went onto to become an international best seller. Here is the article in full for CoffeeHousers:

The Judgement of Salomon, Michael Lewis, The Spectator, 24 August 1991

We never be told the truth about what happened at Salomon Brothers over the past few years.

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