Two of our leading financial journalists demythologize the cult of free markets, and offer a devastating critique of the ideas and policies that have led to our current economic crisis.
Intro CONTENTS CHAPTER 1-Under the Volcano: 1929-1973-20?? 1 CHAPTER 2-The Rock and the Bear: A Tale of Two Banks 27 CHAPTER 3-Let's Go Round Again: The Free Marketeers' Sixty Years War 49 CHAPTER 4-Sunday, Monday, Happy Days: The Goldilocks Economy 87 CHAPTER 5-The Rainy Season: Middle America Feels the Squeeze 107 CHAPTER 6-The Odd Couple: Alan Greenspan, Gordon Brown, and the World's Biggest Bubble 131 CHAPTER 7-Here There Be Monsters: The Perils Lurking in the Uncharted Waters of the Financial Markets 159 CHAPTER 8-Last Tango on Wall Street: The Fall of the "American Miracle" 189 CHAPTER 9-Thunder in the West: Scanning the Horizon for the Perfect Storm 217 CHAPTER 10-After the Gold Rush: How the New Populism Makes the Financial System Safer, Gives Ordinary People a Bigger Slice of the Cake, and Puts the New Olympians Back in Their Cage 243 AFTERWORD 273 INDEX 277.
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