It took a lot
of learning, but I didn't feel as much pounding as people think I did.
Looking at this abbreviated time-line and other statements in his book, you discover a lot
of gaps that the author fills with all kinds of nonsense about his favorite goodies.
Investment Banking: The bankers haven't been making many big deals since 1999-2000, so there is a lot
of excess capacity in their sector.
Granpa huffed up with me still on his lap and got out one of his magazine books and showed me a picture of a man all dressed up and sitting in front a lot
Says Sciutto: "They asked a lot
of questions after the tour; they were always calling to clarify a point and ask for additional information.
Crunching the numbers now - understanding basic financial statements, projecting future cash flow and determining your break-even point - could save you a lot
of grief later.