The 2020 Porchlight Business Book Awards Longlist is here!

Street Fighters: The Last 72 Hours of Bear Stearns, the Toughest Firm on Wall Street

Kate Kelly

The acclaimed "New York Times" bestseller is updated for the second anniversary of the collapse of Bear Stearns. Expanding with fresh detail from her acclaimed front-page series in "The Wall Street Journal," Kelly captures every sight, sound, and smell of Bear's three final days.

READ FULL DESCRIPTION

Bulk non-returnable discounts

Quantity Price Discount
List Price $16.00  
1 - 24 $12.80 20%
25 - 99 $9.92 38%
100 - 249 $9.60 40%
250 - 499 $9.28 42%
500 + $9.12 43%

Quick Quote

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit

$16.00


Book Information

Publisher: Portfolio
Publish Date: 02/22/2010
Pages: 245
ISBN-13: 9781591843184
ISBN-10: 1591843189
Language: English

What We're Saying

January 13, 2011

The article below was printed in last year's In the Books—our annual review of the best in the business genre. It my (possibly ill-advised) attempt to look at how some of the books published in 2009 tackled the macroeconomic issues, with a (possibly ill-advised) splash of Candide thrown in awkwardly, for emphasis. If you don't feel like reading the entire essay on the topic, you can skip to the end of the post and see F. READ FULL DESCRIPTION

Full Description

The acclaimed New York Times bestseller-updated for the second anniversary of the collapse of Bear Stearns The fall of Bear Stearns in March 2008 set off a wave of global financial turmoil that continues to ripple. How could one of the oldest, most resilient firms on Wall Street go so far astray that it had to be sold at a fire sale price? How could the street fighters who ran Bear so aggressively miscalculate so completely? Expanding with fresh detail from her acclaimed front-page series in The Wall Street Journal, Kate Kelly captures every sight, sound, and smell of Bear's three final days. She also shows how Bear's top executives descended into civil war as the mortgage crisis began to brew.

We have updated our privacy policy. Click here to read our full policy.