Rigged: The True Story of an Ivy League Kid Who Changed the World of Oil .. This is my second book by Ben Mezrich and I’ve found his style of writing to be. Rigged. From the author who brought you the massive NY Times bestseller Bringing Down The House, this is the startling, rags-to-riches story of an. From the author who brought you the massive New York Times bestseller Bringing Down the House, this is the startling rags-to-riches story of an Italian- Ameri.

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One from want and another from excess. Sep 23, Brian rated it really liked it Shelves: At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

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I believe the book is worth reading, although the majority of it leads up to whether the Exchange will be built. Very interesting and I do not even like anything having to do with financial trading, or oil. Some great comments about what is happening with the Dubai Mercantile Exchange DMC and a brief explanation of what is going on in the energy markets, particularly crude, right now. Rigged runs against those same lines – youth, power, speed, and money.

Overall, a fast read. Bringing Down the House. Ben Mezrich has created his own highly addictive genre of nonfiction, chronicling the amazing stories of young geniuses making tons of money on the edge of impossibility, ethics, and morality. It is a pretty interesting read, and very quick! It unravels in a tale of two young people from two unlikely worlds for partnership the West and Arabia who meet in the Emirates to hatch a truly game changing idea for a most improbable business venture in the most inconceivable environment: I have read this book multiple times and am entertained every time.


The main character has an interesting story and you are taken into a world that many don’t know anything about. Also, there are currently plentiful sources of oil so that it is bfn enough that there is no economic need for changing to renewable fuel currently. Also by Ben Mezrich: Out of Thin Air.

Dec 07, Jacqueline rated it it was amazing. Mar 02, Lewis de Seife rated it it was amazing. And considering they have sold the movie rights to it, I suspect people who are NOT in my industry would enjoy the true story as well. You witness business meeting riggfd political clout and will to change the world.

Rigged: The True Story of an Ivy League Kid Who Changed the World of Oil, from Wall Street to Dubai

The Canadaland Guide to Canada. The only thing I knew about it before reading this book was from the movie Trading Places. That he knew nothing about commodity trading or the energy business seemed less important to those who placed him in that position than the fact that he was brash enough not to back down from the intimidation thrown at him by those who resented his presence on the trading floor and in the NYMEX boardroom. Nov 18, Lauren Marie rated it really liked it.

At the Merche finds his working-class background helps him compete in the aggressive atmosphere. I have just travelled the world first class flying Emirates! And the floor of the New York Mercantile Exchange NYMEX is filled with frantic traders trying to buy and sell oil and gas futures contracts based on what they expect supply numbers to be thirty or sixty days into the future. Lists with This Book. Mezrich writes in an interesting style, but at bottom, I don’t really believe what the protagonist accomplished actually will change the world.


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Students Who Took Vegas for Millions, which spent sixty-three weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, and sold over 2 million copies in fifteen languages. Then I remember that billionaire Strive Masiyiwa yes!

All you read her do is shop off his money, look lovely, crib about his long work hours and take care of him when he’s sick. This is my second book by Ben Mezrich and I’ve found his style of writing to be very engaging. Published October 23rd by William Morrow first published October 1st It basically had the rags to riches theme, riggedd with the underdog vs the establishment theme, along with rigegd sex and money and intrigue themes that capture the imagination and get the blood racing Enjoyable read – gave it 4 stars because it sucked me in quickly, read like beach blanket fiction and made the industry that I work in completely accessible to anyone.

The book itself was well written, but lacked a little more excitement. Life for these guys, according to Mezrich, is a never-ending frat party.

I am convinced one the majority of their population comes into the MC, there will be a shift to democracy. Even though the health care reform seems to show promise in overhauling a defective system in not only providing much needed insurance reform, expanding health care, while at the same time decreasing the government deficit a republican issuespecial interest ie:

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