The Game is an accessible, frank and witty guide to the murky world of finance from an insider's perspective. Each chapter looks at a different role within banks, including: Stockbroking, Trading, Research and Analysis and Corporate Finance. Along with explanations of the roles, there are personal anecdotes and contributions from industry figures. Aimed at anyone working in finance or the law, students of the subject or simply interested readers wanting to learn how the system really works.
Alex Buchanan began his career as a stockbroker in 1998 and has since worked for four City institutions. He is 34 years old and lives in London. The Game is his first book.