GordonGekko is a fictional character, the main antagonist of the 1987 film Wall Street and the antihero of its 2010 sequel Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, both directed by Oliver Stone. Gekko was portrayed by actor Michael Douglas, whose performance in the first film won him an Oscar for Best Actor.
A fun, easy read, with sage advice. Scaramucci is a player, looking under the rocks of corruption in our financial capital, and he survives as an honest soul.
- OLIVER STONE, Three time Academy Award Winner; Director, Wall Street and Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
Scaramucci's book is a truly insightful read. It introduces us to a moral compass on Wall Street - finding riches by direction of a true north as opposed to insidious Gekko-style greed.
- JOSH BROLIN, Academy Award Nominee; Actor, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps ; Active Trader
With extraordinary honesty, grace, clarity, humor, insight, and emotional intelligence, Anthony Scaramucci here masterfully delivers timeless and priceless wisdom and wit that will ennoble and energize parents and children, teachers and students, coaches and athletes, bosses and workers, not to mention all three branches of government.
- DAVID M. DARST, CFA, Managing Director and Chief Investment Strategist, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
There is only one Anthony Scaramucci and only the Mooch could have been so entertaining, insightful, and honest while sharing his life with us. Thank you, Anthony, and continue to make a difference.
- BOBBY VALENTINE, Former Major League Baseball Manager, New York Mets
Anthony Scaramucci is a unique combination of great entrepreneur and savvy Wall Streeter. His perspective on all things business is invaluable and here for all to read.
- DAVID FABER, Anchor, CNBC
10.01.2012 [Cyberpresse] - C'était loin d'être un discours à la GordonGekko, le requin de la finance qui fait l'apologie de l'appât du gain dans une scène mémorable du film Wall Street, d'Oliver Stone. Mais une de ses déclarations a permis à certains de ses rivaux de le faire
30.12.2011 [Montreal Gazette] - Greed may be good, as GordonGekko famously declared in Wall Street, but it is good only for the rich. Notwithstanding the fatuous blathering of the current Republican candidates for the presidency, to say nothing of the Tea Party movement
27.12.2011 [Hamilton Spectator] - He nabbed the best actor Academy Award for his memorable '87 portrayal of GordonGekko in “Wall Street.” After battling throat cancer, Douglas has some intriguing projects in the offing, including Steven Soderbergh's “Haywire” and a “Liberace” biopic
18.12.2011 [The Province] - A pro-union group called Americans for Change is already using it in its campaign, comparing Romney with GordonGekko, the fictional financial titan played by Michael Douglas and famous for his "greed is good" speech in the 1987 film Wall Street.
As the global economy teeters on the brink of disaster, a young Wall Street trader partners with disgraced former Wall Street corporate raider GordonGekko on a two-tiered mission: To alert the financial community to the coming doom, and to find out who was responsible for the death of the young trader's mentor.