Alex Berenson, "The Number: How the Drive for Quarterly Earnings Corrupted Wall Street and Coporate America"

Author Lecture Series

Thursday, April 1, 2004 | 12:00 AM

In The Number, New York Times reporter Alex Berenson provides a comprehensive overview of how Wall Street and corporate America lost their way during the great bull market that began in 1982. With broad historical perspective, he puts Enron, WorldCom, and other recent accounting disasters in context. He explains how the wheels came off the wagons, giving readers the information and analysis they need to understand Enron, Tyco, Halliburton, and the rest of the corporate calamities of recent years.