Trading Secrets: An Insider's Account Of The Scandal At The Wall Street Journal : It was cause for uncommon concern in the financial community when a staff writer for the Wall Street Journal was accused of profiting from advanced disclosure of the contents of his stock market column. Winans chronicles events of the scandal from his starting days at the Journal in 1981 through his fraud conviction in 1985. During these years, as he was developing into a respected financial journalist, he made the acquaintance of a stockbroker named Peter Brant. According to Winans, Brant proposed the trading scheme that led to their ruin. Writing with an omniscient style that would befit a novelist, Winans reveals details about the newspaper and other participants that make this a thoroughly engrossing story.
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