Episode 519: Wall Street's Image Problem

Feb 21, 2014
Originally published on February 24, 2014 12:31 pm

From billion-dollar bailouts to Occupy Wall Street, it's safe to say the financial crisis didn't exactly paint a great picture of the banking industry. It's precisely that stigma that drove Kevin Roose to follow a group of young Wall Street recruits around for three years.

In today's episode, Roose takes us behind the scenes of some of the largest banks, their secret societies and the young people escaping it all.

For more, check out Roose's new book, "Young Money."

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