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The big short : inside the doomsday machine / Michael Lewis.

Author/Creator:
Lewis, Michael (Michael M.)
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 266 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
United States -- Economic conditions -- 2001-2009.
Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009.
Financial crises -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
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.
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.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Miller fund bookplate.
ISBN:
9780393072235 (hardcover)
0393072231 (hardcover)
OCLC:
317919864
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