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Lawrence G. McDonald has written a book on the fall of Lehman Brothers, with Patrick Robinson, the #1 New York Times best selling author of Lone Survivor.

“A Colossal Failure of Common Sense - the Inside Story of the Collapse of Lehman Brothers,” is being published by Random House and will be on the shelves in stores 7/21/09. Currently, Lawrence is a Managing Director at Pangea Capital Management LP.

At Lehman Brothers

From July 2004 through September 2008, Lawrence G. McDonald was a Vice President of Distressed Debt and Convertible Securities Trading at Lehman Brothers. He ran an extremely successful joint venture between the firm’s fixed income and equity divisions. He was the most ...More
  • Description: Financial advisor. Trading frequency: Daily
  • Interests: Bonds, Dividend stock ideas & income, ETFs, Options, REITs, Stocks - long, Stocks - short
IPG Speaker Bureau Lawrence McDonald is currently the most sought after financial lecturer in America; both to colleges, corporations and financial institutions. His new book, “A Colossal Failure of Common Sense,” has created a demand for his lectures, to tell the story of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, and to help, advise ...More
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A Colossal Failure Of Common Sense By Lawrence G McDonald, the hard-driving Lehman Brothers trading Vice President, and the #1 New York Times bestselling author Patrick Robinson, the man who wrote Lone Survivor for the Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell. This is a black box of secrets, from a man with unprecedented access to the executive committee at ...More