"By the Spring of 1998, Jonathan was 13, and his ambitions were growing. He had glimpsed the essential truth of the market: that even people who called themselves professionals are often incapable of independent thought and that most people, though obsessed with money, have little ability to make decisions about it."
-Michael Lewis, as excerpted from this wonderful, if somewhat dated, tale. Lewis offers a peek behind the curtain to find out what the S.E.C. and Wall Street are really like. Our country is in the best of hands.