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The Big Short : Inside the Doomsday Machine / Michael Lewis.

By: Lewis, Michael (Michael M.)
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2011 2011Description: xviii, 291 p. ; 21 cmISBN: 0393338827 (pbk.); 9780393338829 (pbk.)Subject(s): Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009 | Financial crises -- United States -- History -- 21st century | Financial crises -- United States -- History | United States -- Economic conditions -- 2001-2009 | May2011 Best SellersDDC classification: 330.973 LOC classification: HC106.83 | .L5 2011
Contents:
A secret origin story -- In the land of the blind -- "How can a guy who can't speak English lie?" -- How to harvest a migrant worker -- Accidental capitalists -- Spider-man at the Venetian -- The great treasure hunt -- The long quiet -- A death of interest -- Two men in a boat.
Summary: The author examines the causes of the U.S. stock market crash of 2008 and its relation to overpriced real estate, bad mortgages, shareholder demand for excessive profits, and the growth of toxic derivatives.
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"With a new afterword"--Cover.

Includes index.

A secret origin story -- In the land of the blind -- "How can a guy who can't speak English lie?" -- How to harvest a migrant worker -- Accidental capitalists -- Spider-man at the Venetian -- The great treasure hunt -- The long quiet -- A death of interest -- Two men in a boat.

The author examines the causes of the U.S. stock market crash of 2008 and its relation to overpriced real estate, bad mortgages, shareholder demand for excessive profits, and the growth of toxic derivatives.

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