New Book by Michael Lewis Opens with Quote from “The Wire”

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The new book Flash Boys by Michael Lewis, who also authored The Blind Side about Ravens player Michael Oher, comes out today and it opens with a quote by Omar Little, the famous character from “The Wire.”  It reads, “A man got to have a code.”

The book is about the world of high-frequency trading, the controversial approach to making money on Wall Street using algorithms, computers, advanced coding, and other techniques.

Business Insider reports that though the contents of the book were a held under wraps, Marcus Baram at International Business Times got a copy of the book and tweeted out the first page, which contains the quote.

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