When Joe Gallagher goes to work for an energy trading company in Boston , he soon finds that pursuit of his ambition to strike it rich in the markets will plunge him into a whirlwind, literally. As the firm's traders jockey to make bets on the effects of an upcoming hurricane, Gallagher must choose between following the careful dictates his old school veteran mentor, Andrews... Or become a disciple of The Ghost, a newly-hired boss whose maverick trading methods push the envelope, a binary trader’s code of supreme wealth or complete ruin...
A voyeuristic tour through the fascinating subculture of high-powered energy traders, Short introduces us to the larger-than-life men and women who run our markets— people who inhabit a world of intense stress, unbelievable gluttony, and the consequences of making and losing tens of millions of dollars in a single day.
SHORT by Cortright McMeel
A haiku of fat.
Hutchinson: Three-egg omelet. Double sausage and potato. Order onion rings.
The breakfast list went out.
Miller: Double egg over easy, bacon and tomato on Asiago bagel.
Churchill: Bacon, ham, egg and cheese on English muffin.
Large: Three pancakes, butter & cream cheese. Side order