Daily Archives: December 10, 2008

John Gapper


My FT column this week is on the problems of US newspapers and what society will – and will not – lose by their disappearance. Read more

John Gapper

I neglected to post my review of Panic: The Story of Modern Financial Insanity, the new book edited by Michael Lewis, in last weekend’s FT.

Michael Lewis is a first-rate chronicler of financial excess and the way that the best hedge fund managers and sports team coaches work. In Liar’s Poker, his description of the Salomon Brothers trading floor in the 1980s changed the way we regard Wall Street. Read more