Catching the Wolf of Wall Street

Catching the Wolf of Wall Street

But the day Jordan was arrested and taken away in handcuffs was not the end of the madness. Catching the Wolf of Wall Street tells of what happened next.

Author: Jordan Belfort

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781444786842

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 480

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In the 1990s Jordan Belfort became one of the most infamous names in American finance: a brilliant, conniving stock-chopper. He was THE WOLF OF WALL STREET, whose life of greed, power and excess was so outrageous it could only be true; no one could make this up! But the day Jordan was arrested and taken away in handcuffs was not the end of the madness. Catching the Wolf of Wall Street tells of what happened next. After getting out of jail on $10 million bail he had to choose whether to plead guilty and act as a government witness or fight the charges and see his wife be charged as well. he cooperated. With his trademark brash, brazen and thoroughly unputdownable storytelling, Jordan details more incredible true tales of fortunes made and lost, money-making schemes, parties, sex, drugs, marriage, divorce and prison. PRAISE FOR THE WOLF OF WALL STREET 'What separates Jordan's story from others like it, is the brutal honesty.' - Leonardo DiCaprio 'Raw and frequently hilarious.' - The New York Times 'Reads like a cross between Tom Wolfe's Bonfire of the Vanities and Scorsese's Goodfellas ... Laugh-out funny.' - The Sunday Times
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street

The former head of the investment firm Stratton Oakmont describes the rise and fall of his financial empire, his life of glamour and excess, and the scandal that destroyed his empire, sent him to prison, and sparked his drug abuse.

Author: Jordan Belfort

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 9780345549334

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 519

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The former head of the investment firm Stratton Oakmont describes the rise and fall of his financial empire, his life of glamour and excess, and the scandal that destroyed his empire, sent him to prison, and sparked his drug abuse.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

The Wolf of Wall Street Collection

The Wolf of Wall Street Collection

The Wolf of Wall Street & Catching the Wolf of Wall Street Jordan Belfort. More Incredible True Stories of Fortunes, Schemes, Parties, and Prison CATCHINGTHE WOLF OF WALL STREET What separates Jordan's story from others me it, ...

Author: Jordan Belfort

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781473657311

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 400

View: 282

THE AMAZING TRUE STORY OF HOW JORDAN BELFORT BECAME THE WOLF OF WALL STREET... ...AND HOW HE CAME CRASHING DOWN. 'What separates Jordan's story from others like it, is the brutal honesty' Leonardo DiCaprio 'Raw and frequently hilarious' The New York Times 'Reads like a cross between Tom Wolfe's Bonfire of the Vanities and Scorsese's Goodfellas... Laugh-out funny' The Sunday Times 1 - THE WOLF OF WALL STREET By day he made thousands of dollars a minute. By night he spent it as fast as he could, on drugs, sex, and international globe-trotting. From the binge that sunk a 170-foot motor yacht, crashed a Gulfstream jet, and ran up a $700,000 hotel tab, to the wife and kids who waited for him for at home, and the fast-talking, hard-partying young stockbrokers who called him king and did his bidding, here, in his own inimitable words, is the story of the ill-fated genius they called... THE WOLF OF WALL STREET. In the 1990s Jordan Belfort, former kingpin of the notorious investment firm Stratton Oakmont, became one of the most infamous names in American finance: a brilliant, conniving stock-chopper who led his merry mob on a wild ride out of the canyons of Wall Street and into a massive office on Long Island. In this astounding and hilarious tell-all autobiography, Belfort narrates a story of greed, power, and excess no one could invent - the story of an ordinary guy who went from hustling Italian ices at sixteen to making hundreds of millions. Until it all came crashing down. 2 - CATCHING THE WOLF OF WALL STREET In the 1990s Jordan Belfort became one of the most infamous names in American finance: a brilliant, conniving stock-chopper. He was THE WOLF OF WALL STREET, whose life of greed, power and excess was so outrageous it could only be true; no one could make this up! But the day Jordan was arrested and taken away in handcuffs was not the end of the madness. Catching the Wolf of Wall Street tells of what happened next. After getting out of jail on $10 million bail he had to choose whether to plead guilty and act as a government witness or fight the charges and see his wife be charged as well. he cooperated. With his trademark brash, brazen and thoroughly unputdownable storytelling, Jordan details more incredible true tales of fortunes made and lost, money-making schemes, parties, sex, drugs, marriage, divorce and prison.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Rumble and Crash

Rumble and Crash

I fill in the gaps here with details provided in Belfort's two memoires, The Wolf of Wall Street (New York: Bantam, 2007) and Catching the Wolf of Wall Street. 10. Andrew DeYoung, “The Wolf of Wall Street Isn't about Wall Street,” The ...

Author: Milo Sweedler

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9781438472799

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 220

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Analyzes six films as allegories of capitalism’s precarious state in the early twenty-first century. At the beginning of the twenty-first century, as the contradictions of capitalism became more apparent than at any other time since the 1920s, numerous films gave allegorical form to the crises of contemporary capitalism. Some films were overtly political in nature, while others refracted the vicissitudes of capital in stories that were not, on the surface, explicitly political. Rumble and Crash examines six particularly rich and thought-provoking films in this vein. These films, Milo Sweedler argues, give narrative and audiovisual form to the increasingly pervasive sense that the economic system we have known and accepted as inevitable and ubiquitous is in fact riddled with self-destructive flaws. Analyzing four movies from before the global financial crisis of 2008 and two that allegorize the financial meltdown itself, Sweedler explores how cinema responded to one of the defining crises of our time. Films examined include Alfonso Cuarón’s Children of Men (2006), Stephen Gaghan’s Syriana(2005), Fernando Meirelles’s The Constant Gardener (2005), Spike Lee’s Inside Man (2006), Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), and Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine (2013). “Milo Sweedler has produced what are surely the most original, provocative, and downright dazzling readings of a handful of socially significant and potent films released during the tumultuous years from 2005 to 2013. This is a fine book.” — David Desser, former editor, Cinema Journal
Categories: Performing Arts

Way of the Wolf

Way of the Wolf

Now, in Way of the Wolf, Belfort is ready to unleash the power of persuasion to a whole new generation, revealing how anyone can bounce back from devastating setbacks, master the art of persuasion, and build wealth.

Author: Jordan Belfort

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781501164293

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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Jordan Belfort—immortalized by Leonardo DiCaprio in the hit movie The Wolf of Wall Street—reveals the step-by-step sales and persuasion system proven to turn anyone into a sales-closing, money-earning rock star. For the first time ever, Jordan Belfort opens his playbook and gives you access to his exclusive step-by-step system—the same system he used to create massive wealth for himself, his clients, and his sales teams. Until now this revolutionary program was only available through Jordan’s $1,997 online training. Now, in Way of the Wolf, Belfort is ready to unleash the power of persuasion to a whole new generation, revealing how anyone can bounce back from devastating setbacks, master the art of persuasion, and build wealth. Every technique, every strategy, and every tip has been tested and proven to work in real-life situations. Written in his own inimitable voice, Way of the Wolf cracks the code on how to persuade anyone to do anything, and coaches readers—regardless of age, education, or skill level—to be a master sales person, negotiator, closer, entrepreneur, or speaker.
Categories: Business & Economics

Martin Scorsese Woody Allen Spike Lee

Martin Scorsese  Woody Allen  Spike Lee

The narrative for Scorsese's Wolf derives from two memoirs Belfort himself wrote, The Wolf of Wall Street (2007) and Catching the Wolf of Wall Street (2009). Unlike the production of Casino, however, The Wolf involved no direct ...

Author: James F. Scott

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781498548977

Category: Social Science

Page: 334

View: 156

At a moment in history when the status of minorities, particularly ethno-racial minorities, is the subject of intense, often acrimonious debate, this book offers a timely and relevant discussion of the core themes of assimilation, interculturation, and identity in the oeuvre of three independent American filmmakers: Scorsese, Allen, and Lee.
Categories: Social Science

Cengage Advantage Books Foundations of the Legal Environment of Business

Cengage Advantage Books  Foundations of the Legal Environment of Business

The Wolf of Wall Street's Book and Movie Profits Jordan Belfort, aka the Wolf of Wall Street, entered a guilty plea to ... over $1 million in royalties from his two books (The Wolf of Wall Street and Catching the Wolf of Wall Street), ...

Author: Marianne M. Jennings

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305465251

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 576

View: 557

With more than 200 real-world cases and critical-thinking exercises, FOUNDATIONS OF THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS, 3E helps readers define their ethical compass within the business world. Authored by a renowned scholar of business ethics, it uses an integrated approach to thoroughly explore the intersection of law, business strategy, and ethics. A concise legal environment text, it covers all core topics and features intriguing examples of legal and ethical issues pulled straight from the news and pop culture. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Categories: Business & Economics

Crime Deviance and Society

Crime  Deviance and Society

The culture of banking and finance was the subject of the 2013 American black comedy The Wolf of Wall Street, ... In retrospect he commented in his book Catching the Wolf of Wall Street (2009) that the company should have been called ...

Author: Ana Rodas

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781108430302

Category: Social Science

Page: 500

View: 607

This book offers a comprehensive introduction to criminological theory and examines how crime and deviance are constructed.
Categories: Social Science

Professional and Business Ethics Through Film

Professional and Business Ethics Through Film

Afterward, Belfort started with giving motivational speeches and running a company Global Motivation Inc.2 In 2009 Belfort published a memoir entitled Catching the Wolf of Wall Street (Belfort 2009). The story of the Stratton Oakmont, ...

Author: Jadranka Skorin-Kapov

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319893334

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 347

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This book considers ethical issues arising in professional and business settings and the role of individuals making decisions and coping with moral dilemmas. Readers can benefit from engagement in filmic narratives, as a simulated environment for developing a stance towards ethical challenges. The book starts by elaborating on critical thinking and on normative ethical theories, subsequently presenting the structure and cinematic elements of narrative film. These two avenues are tools for evaluating films and for discussions on various ethical problems in contemporary business, including: the corporate and banking financial machinations (greed, fraud, social responsibility); workplace ethical challenges (harassment, violence, inequity, inequality); professional and business ethical challenges (corruption, whistleblowing, outsourcing, downsizing, competition, and innovation); environmental and social issues; international business and human rights; and personal responsibility and identity challenges due to career pressures, loss of privacy and cyber harassment, and job structure changes in light of changing technology.
Categories: Business & Economics