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  • ISBN: 9780393078190
  • ISBN: 0393078191
  • ISBN: 9780393353167
  • ISBN: 0393353168
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 291 pages)
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"With a new afterword"--Cover.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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, etc.:
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.
Source of Description Note:
Print version record.
Subject: United States > Economic conditions > 2001-2009.
Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009.
Financial crises > United States > History > 21st century.
Spekulative Blase.
Hedge Fund.
Investment Banking.
Genre: Electronic books.

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