Study Guide

The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine Characters

By Michael Lewis

Steve Eisman

We know that Steve Eisman is a big Spider-Man fan, but we see him more as a Bruce Wayne or Tony...

Michael Burry

Not only is Michael Burry is a one-man math department; he's also the first person to see the...

Vinny Daniel, Danny Moses, and Porter Collins

These three financial wizards are Steve Eisman's loyal troops at FrontPoint Partners. If Eisman's...

Greg Lippmann

Of all of the protagonists in The Big Short, Greg Lippmann has the most questionable moral...

Ben Hockett

Ben Hockett is the former Deutsche Bank trader who helps Charles and Jamie navigate the channels...

Charles Ledley and Jamie Mai

Charles Ledley and Jamie Mai are the outsiders of The Big Short. If you don't believe us, then...