John Gapper is chief business commentator of the Financial Times, where he writes a weekly column. He co-authored All That Glitters, an account of the collapse of Barings bank in 1995. His new e-book is How To Be A Rogue Trader, pegged to the story of a young trader who allegedly ran up $2.3bn of losses
Books by John Gapper
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We all have a bit of the rogue trader in us. So says the chief business commentator of the FT, who tells us about the greed, vanity and weakness that can lead to financial disaster. He picks the best books on financial speculation.