Monday November 23, 2020

Money study doesn’t add up in the end

Non-fiction: Coined: The Rich Life of Money and How Its History Has Shaped Us. y Kabir Sehgal. John Murray, €19. Reviewed by Andrew Lynch

22nd April, 2015
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Leonardo DiCaprio as Jordan Belfort in The Wolf of Wall Street: money stimulates us as much as snorting cocaine

‘Life is a game, and money is how we keep score.” Ted Turner’s famous dictum was basically shared by Kabir Sehgal when the young American began work at investment banking giant JP Morgan in 2008. He cried on his first day, hating the corporate culture, but accepting that the failure of his online education company had left him with no choice.

Just a few months later, the global financial crisis left Sehgal...

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