Ed Cotton: ‘Money Culture’ = See It, Make It, Spend It

Ed Cotton: ‘Money Culture’ = See It, Make It, Spend It

Trader Monthly magazine video chronicles the decade Wall Street went insane.

Ed Cotton, BSSP
  • 31 october 2011

If you want an trip into the “money culture” that OWS appears to be rallying against, you need to go no further than look to the trade publications that covered that world.

The perfect chronicler of the culture was Trader Monthly- who for the best part of the C21st has recorded and fueled the excesses of the trading world.

Thankfully, they have put their historic exploits up in video for all to see.

It’s the perfect way to quickly digest what happened.

Part 1

In part one we have “people flying to work in helicopters”, “the desire to be P.Diddy” and other awesome soundbites.

Part 2

We find mentions of “Models” “Rolls Royces” “Living the lifestyle of Fitzgerald” and stories the magazine ran about who spent the most on business lunches and dinners or guides on how to cheat on wives.

(Continue reading here.)

Ed Cotton is the Director of Strategy at BSSP, and is curious about all things relating to brands, marketing and culture. Read more at influx insights.


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