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The Resource All the devils are here : the hidden history of the financial crisis, Bethany McLean and Joe Nocera

All the devils are here : the hidden history of the financial crisis, Bethany McLean and Joe Nocera

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All the devils are here : the hidden history of the financial crisis
Title
All the devils are here
Title remainder
the hidden history of the financial crisis
Statement of responsibility
Bethany McLean and Joe Nocera
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This surprising narrative goes back more than twenty years to reveal, in rich, anecdotal detail, how Wall Street, the mortgage industry, and the government conspired to change the way Americans bought their homes, creating a perfect storm. The authors take us inside elusive institutions such as Goldman Sachs, AIG, and Fannie Mae, to reveal who changed the game and why
Summary
Before the dust even settled, competing theories emerged to explain the financial crisis. Should the blame fall on Wall Street, Main Street, or Pennsylvania Avenue? Bethany McLean and Joe Nocera, two of America's most acclaimed business journalists, offer the definitive answer. This surprising narrative goes back more than twenty years to reveal how Wall Street, the mortgage industry, and the government conspired to change the way Americans bought their homes
Writing style
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New York Times Notable Book, 2010
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371269
Cataloging source
DLC
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McLean, Bethany
Dewey number
330.973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Nocera, Joseph
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True
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  • Mortgage-backed securities
  • Subprime mortgage loans
  • Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009
  • Financial crises
Target audience
adult
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the hidden history of the financial crisis
Label
All the devils are here : the hidden history of the financial crisis, Bethany McLean and Joe Nocera
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The three amigos -- "Ground Zero, baby" -- The big, fat gap -- Risky business -- A nice little BISTRO -- The wizard of Fed -- The Committee to Save the World -- Why everyone loved Moody's -- "I like big bucks and I cannot lie" -- The carnival barker -- Goldman envy -- The Fannie follies -- The wrap -- Mr. Ambassador -- "When I look a homeowner in the eye--" -- Hank Paulson takes the plunge -- "I'm short your house" -- The smart guys -- The gathering storm -- The dumb guys -- Collateral damage -- The volcano erupts -- Rage at the machine
Control code
000045891852
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 380 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781591843634
Other physical details
ill.
Label
All the devils are here : the hidden history of the financial crisis, Bethany McLean and Joe Nocera
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The three amigos -- "Ground Zero, baby" -- The big, fat gap -- Risky business -- A nice little BISTRO -- The wizard of Fed -- The Committee to Save the World -- Why everyone loved Moody's -- "I like big bucks and I cannot lie" -- The carnival barker -- Goldman envy -- The Fannie follies -- The wrap -- Mr. Ambassador -- "When I look a homeowner in the eye--" -- Hank Paulson takes the plunge -- "I'm short your house" -- The smart guys -- The gathering storm -- The dumb guys -- Collateral damage -- The volcano erupts -- Rage at the machine
Control code
000045891852
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 380 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781591843634
Other physical details
ill.

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