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Big Money by Jack Getze

bigmoneyReviewed by Allen Hott

Austin Carr, a somewhat unscrupulous stockbroker, is being hit from all sides. He is a partner along with several other brokers in Shore Securities. The major stockholder and actual owner of the business, Vic Bonacelli, has left to go on a vacation and has put Carr in charge of the business. Bonacelli, Walter Osgood, and Carr have been friends for quite some time and until recently the business was doing very well. However the recent downturn in the economy has hurt their business and also they have been advised that they are about to be audited by AASD (American Association of Security Dealers.

Osgood asked Carr to meet him at Luis’s Mexican Grill (where they all hang out) and Carr has already surmised something is up. It turns out that Osgood, who is the firm’s top producer, has accepted a job with another firm and he will be leaving. Carr feels that Osgood is doing it because of the AASD investigation which Osgood feels will probably bring down Shore Securities. Read the rest of this entry »