Status vs ethos: why working in the financial industry today?
The 80s came with a roaring sound. After the oil crisis, the civil wars, the assassinations, the kidnaps alongside the heroin epidemic of the late 60s and all the 70s, a new decade came along with Ronal Regan and Margaret Thatcher as main Stuarts of a western world in demand of a vigorous restart. Those were the times when the blueprint of the contemporary financiers were moulded, with his suspenders and regimental ties and her Chanel tier and big pearl earrings. A new breed