Movie and TV Recommendations for Traders - Avant-Garde Investing

Movie and TV Recommendations for Traders

As the saying goes, “life imitates art.” It does not happen often, but every once in a while, a good movie comes along that is both entertaining, and education for people in the investment community.

The following are some examples movies and television shows that investors and traders should add to their viewing list:

The Laundromat

A widow investigates an insurance fraud, chasing leads to a pair of Panama City law partners exploiting the world’s financial system. EN

Director:

Steven Soderbergh

Writers:

Jake Bernstein (book), Scott Z. Burns (screenplay)

Stars:

Gary OldmanAntonio BanderasAJ Meijer | See full cast & crew »

The Hummingbird Project

A pair of high-frequency traders go up against their old boss in an effort to make millions in a fiber-optic cable deal. EN

Director:

Kim Nguyen

Writer:

Kim Nguyen

Stars:

Jesse EisenbergAlexander SkarsgårdSalma Hayek | See full cast & crew »

Pi

A paranoid mathematician searches for a key number that will unlock the universal patterns found in nature. EN

Director:

Darren Aronofsky

Writers:

Darren AronofskyDarren Aronofsky (story) | 4 more credits »

Stars:

Sean GulletteMark MargolisBen Shenkman | See full cast & crew »

Boiler Room

A college dropout, attempting to live up to his father’s high standards, gets a job as a broker for a suburban investment firm which puts him on the fast track to success. But the job might not be as legitimate as it first appeared to be.

Director:

Ben Younger

Writer:

Ben Younger

Stars:

Giovanni RibisiVin DieselNia Long | See full cast & crew »

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