(Last Man Standing The Ascent of Jamie Dimon and JPMorgan Chase) [PDF DOWNLOAD] ´ Duff McDonald
Duff McDonald ✓ 2 Free readWas a mess It is shame that this book was published in 2009 and not 2019 because Jamie Dimon and JPMorgan Chase have done incredibly well in the last decadeThe book is obviously a puff piece on Jamie Dimon and I am sure Dimon has some negative sides to him that was either conveniently left out or the author didn t want to dig those out However I can certainly say that Dimon is a real operator as real as they come intelligent cautious and straightforward There is a ton to learn from him and the author has done a great job of highlighting the traits that
Make Dimon Such A Sphinx Like FigureBeingDimon such a Sphinx like figureBeing CEO is not an easy job
by any stretch of the imagination While reading this book and theany stretch of the imagination While reading this book and the of Jamie Dimon I was constantly reminded that there is a difference between Wanting to be liked vs Wanting to be fair and the latter commands respect both from your own self and the worldI recommend this book 100% The story of a man who lurked in shadows ntil the biggest crisis hit and the hero s ended p looking for shelter His was the house to which they all turned to the house which was living a disgraced existence over the last few decades and whose story the world sed to remember when they talked about the crisis of the older days In the days when the Wall Street fell from grace his was the moment to shine the moment to restore to his house its past glories And he rose p to that moment not by doing something extraordinary but just by doing the right thing The right thing when the world was doing the otherwise Not that he was invinsible he made his mistake and took his share of hit for that but he didn t get swayed by what others were doing He stood by his decisions alone in a corner. Uilding of Citigroup and Dimon's nceremonious ouster to his rescue of Bank One and at the For the Love of All Thats Holy, Dont Buy a Boat When Venus is in Retrograde unprecedented age of forty eight his ascension to the top post at JPMorgan Chase a bank he transformed from a broken institution to the sinea non of global banking in five short yearsUpon gaining Scary Stories 3 unfettered access to Dimon McDonald spent countless hours interviewing him and his full circle of family friends and colleagues to provide annprecedented and deeply personal look at this extraordinary figure Moving beyond Dimon's fortress balance sheets McDonald reveals a dedicated family man whose ncanny facility with numbers and tireless work. Exciting blow by blow account of Jamie Dimon s career and recent JP Morgan history It is a fitting follow p book to Ron Chernow s House of Morgan Fascinating and flattering profile of financial powerDuff McDonald s book covers a fascinating historical moment the 2008 2009 Wall Street debacle by profiling a pivotal character in the thick of it Jamie Dimon CEO of JPMorgan Chase Having spent extensive time with Dimon McDonald combines his reporting with published sources Dimon s own writings and statements and interviews with his associates employees or relatives McDonald covers Dimon s youth business school education and evolving career Dimon was a nonconformist in business school and politics an astute lieutenant of his mentor Sandy Weill and a pivotal figure in the financial crisis Notably he preserved JPMorgan Chase bought Bear Stearns and helped lead the market back to stability Readers interested in a critical take on Dimon may find the book too flattering but if you want to see how the financial wars looked from the CEO
s chair getAbstract recommends this intriguing perspective Fantastic book It s highly insightfulchair getAbstract recommends this intriguing perspective Fantastic book It s highly insightful the banking industry in the US in the past 2 decades as well as on Jamie Dimon The book is very well written and very thoroughly researched with lots of The Bartender uotations from books articles earning calls annual reports andotes from people closed to the situation While some says the book paints a too rosy picture of Jamie Dimon I find the author has done a great job paints a too rosy picture of Jamie Dimon I find the author has done a great job balancing the views by giving views from both sides of the camp always Fascinating but should have focused on the man we kinda know that Hank Paulson was a lousy Secretary and that Bear Stearns. In the midst of this disastrous economic climate one executive has weathered the storm deftly than any other Jamie Dimon chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase considered the dominant fi gure on Wall Street Dimon's eleventh hour acuisition in 2008 of fl ailing archrival Bear Stearns stunned the world Even incredible JPMorgan's continued success in the face of an industry wide meltdown that has seen its CEO become a paragon of financeIn Last Man Standing award winning journalist Duff McDonald chronicles Dimon's tumultuous rise from his joining the legendary Sandy Weill at American Express fresh out of Harvard Business School to their Tono Bungay unrestricted praise for Dimon he surely is one of the top bankers the world has seen Very good book with much history of each of Jamie s career steps and phases and also the details of the banks and the decisions that were made The Epilogue isnnecessary as the comparison between Jamie and Sandy is vain saying that Jamie is bigger or vice versa is irrelevant and wrong both are
they are accomplished what they accomplished because of each other would Sandy be Sandy withoutwho they are
Jamie s sharp mind And would Jamie be Jamie if Sandy had not believed in hims sharp mind And would Jamie be Jamie if Sandy had not believed in him gave him all the exposure to the core of banking in his early 30 s Overall a great book for anyone who wants to learn about the banking industry and one of its main protagonists Although the story of Jamie Dimon is truly enchanting and interesting to read I was not satisfied the way the author puts it There are gaps in the narration and I often found myself puzzled with some parts and how they are related to the story Most of the stuff written in the book seems as if. Ethic are complemented by fierce loyalty and an nrelenting aversion to offi ce politics Dimon for the first time shares detailed insights on the heart of his business and management philosophies and industry titans such as Weill and Warren Buffett offer their analyses of his careerAt a time when Dimon's competitors watch their companies crumble JPMorgan not only continues to weather the worst period in the history of Wall Street but is growing by leaps and bounds The defi nitive biography of Jamie Dimon Last Man Standing is by far the most comprehensive portrait of the only man in finance today who can be called an American hero. .