13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown

13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown

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by Simon Johnson, James Kwak
     
 

Simon Johnson and James Kwak examine not only how Wall Street's ideology, wealth, and political power among policy makers in Washington led to the financial debacle of 2008 but also what the lessons learned portend for the future.See more details below

Overview

Simon Johnson and James Kwak examine not only how Wall Street's ideology, wealth, and political power among policy makers in Washington led to the financial debacle of 2008 but also what the lessons learned portend for the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307379054
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/30/2010
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
904,944
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: 13 Bankers 3

1 Thomas Jefferson and the Financial Aristocracy 14

2 Other People's Oligarchs 39

3 Wall Street Rising: 1980- 57

4 "Greed Is Good": The Takeover 88

5 The Best Deal Ever 120

6 Too Big to Fail 153

7 The American Oligarchy: Six Banks 189

Epilogue 223

Notes 233

Further Reading 287

Acknowledgments 291

Index 293

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