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'Young Money' reveals the unglamorous reality of Wall Street

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Kevin Roose, author of, "Young Money" via KevinRoose.com

Think working on Wall Street is fun and lucrative? Movies like "The Wolf of Wall Street" make it seem that way.

But dig deeper, and you'll find it's less about unending wealth and more about 100-hour plus workweeks, all-nighters spent perfecting excel spreadsheets, and little hope of maintaining any outside relationships or life.
 
Kevin Roose is a writer for New York magazine, and his new book "Young Money" gives us a glimpse into the lower rungs of Wall Street through the plights of eight young bankers.

 

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