Money Angles: It Doesn't Take a Genius to Make a Killing

It Doesn't Take a Genius to Make a Killing

I have here three new books and an I.Q. score. The books concern Wall Street's fallen financiers. The I.Q. belongs to Nelson Peltz. It's not as titillating as, say, Dan Quayle's (now there would be a columnist's dream come true), but it does hold some interest when you consider that Nelson's net worth -- which 10 years ago was roughly the size of your own, give or take a few million -- is pegged in the just released Forbes 400 at $600 million.

The first book, Dennis Levine's Inside Out: An Insider's Account of Wall Street, is junk, bound. Don't waste...

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