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On Enjoying Being Cheated

Rochester, up at the forgotten top left corner of New York, and so many hundreds of miles from Manhattan, just wouldn’t do. It felt static, kind of dead in the water, so in 1981 it was off to LA – … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the End of the Age of Casual Fraud

One does not usually associate high finance with high drama. Oliver Stone pulled it off in his 1987 movie Wall Street – but that relied on a script full of over-the-top one-line zingers, and on Michael Douglas, with the slicked-back … Continue reading

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