Ponzi's Scheme

The True Story of a Financial Legend

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It was a time when anything seemed possible–instant wealth, glittering fame, fabulous luxury–and for a run of magical weeks in the spring and summer of 1920, Charles Ponzi made it all come true. Promising to double investors’ money ...Continua
Ha scritto il 22/05/09
An excellent read about the man who made the ‘rob Peter to pay Paul’ scheme so successful they re-named it for him. As with others like him, his self-delusion and his obsession for wealth found acceptance in the greed of others. Ultimately, and pre ...Continua
Ha scritto il 09/01/09
An interesting and well-researched look into a strange historical character. Prose is occasionally repetitive and reliant on melodramatic cliffhangers--i.e. quite a few chapters end with "even more trouble lay ahead" and such, as if one wouldn't read ...Continua
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