Posts Tagged ‘Lehman Brothers’

The real people behind Lehman Brother’s fall and what makes our economy work? This week on Your Financial Editor w/ Chris Murray

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Chris Murray, Your Financial Editor

Two of the best of past YFE programs will be on this week.  First up is an interview with Vicky Ward, author of The Devil’s Casino - friendship, betrayal, and the high stakes games played inside Lehman Brothers before the fall.  The second guest will be economist Craig Thomas, who penned The Econosphere - a look into what makes the economy really work, how can we protect it, and how can you maximize your opportunity for financial prosperity.  Join Chris this Saturday morning at 8am on AM 930 WFMD, or listen from your pc by logging onto www.wfmd.com and clicking the listen live button.

Friendship, Betrayal, and High-stakes Games. Inside Lehman Brothers – this week on Your Financial Editor!

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Chris Murray - Host of YFE

They were the Rat Pack of Wall Street.  Four best friends, a decorated war hero, an emotional hippie and two regular guys with big hearts and dreams.  This week on Your Financial Editor, Chris Murray and his guest will take you deep inside the rise and fall of the oldest partnership on Wall Street, Lehman Brothers.  You will get an insider’s view of the main players, their friends and families, and the treachery, greed and corruption that tore them apart.  Saturday morning on AM 930 WFMD or listen from your PC on www.wfmd.com

About this week’s guest:

Vicky Ward is the author of  The Devil’s Casino, a remarkable novel about four men who dreamed of being “the good guys of finance” on Wall Street.  Ms. Ward not only takes you inside the financial world, but inside the culture, the families, and the rivalries that led to the fall of Lehman Brothers.  She has been a contributing editor to Vanity Fair since 2001, and specializes in investigative reporting.  She is also a weekly contributor to the Huffington Post and a contributor to CNBC.  Her work has appeared in many high profile publications, and she has profiled CIA agent Valerie Plame, Morgan Stanley, Brooke Astor and Kate Moss and many other well-known figures.  Ms. Ward is native Briton, holds a master’s degree from Cambridge University, and has lived in New York City since 1997.