Wall Street

The New Wall Street: Fewer Strippers, Less Cocaine, And A Whole Lot More Sadness


In Kevin Roose's new book, Young Money: Inside the Hidden World of Wall Street's Post-Crash Recruits, the New York magazine writer chronicles the lives of eight twenty-somethings as they start their careers on post-financial-crisis Wall Street.

What he finds is that the financial sector is neither the bastion of strippers and blow you see in the movies, nor the natural destination for ambitious graduates it once was. Instead, it has become a place where, for many young people, fun goes to die.

HuffPost Biz took a few minutes to chat with the 26-year-old Roose and get his take on the book and the changing financial industry. 

Read it here.