The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron

Until the spring of 2001, the Houston energy giant Enron epitomized the triumph of the new economy. Feared by rivals, worshiped by investors, Enron seemingly could do no wrong. Its profits soared every quarter; its stock price surged ever upward; its leaders were hailed as visionaries–until it all collapsed.