Fed Up: An Insider's Take on Why the Federal Reserve is Bad for America

Fed Up: An Insider's Take on Why the Federal Reserve is Bad for America

by Danielle DiMartino Booth


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ISBN-13: 9780735211650
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/14/2017
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 229,346
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Danielle DiMartino Booth is the founder of Money Strong, LLC, an economic consulting firm. She began her career in New York at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and Credit Suisse, where she worked fixed income and the public and private equity markets. After work­ing as a financial columnist at the Dallas Morning News, DiMartino Booth spent nine years as an adviser to Richard Fisher at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. She lives in Dallas with her family.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 "Groupstink" 1

Chapter 2 Who Would Buy That Crap? 11

Chapter 3 Saint Greenspan 19

Chapter 4 Inside the Black Box 30

Chapter 5 The First Tremors 51

Chapter 6 Front-running the Fed 59

Chapter 7 The Maverick 66

Chapter 8 The Inner Sanctum 76

Chapter 9 "Luddite!" 92

Chapter 10 Helpless 97

Chapter 11 Slapped in the Face by the Invisible Hand 117

Chapter 12 Heads Must Roll 130

Chapter 13 Breaking the Buck 140

Chapter 14 Breaching the Zero Bound 150

Chapter 15 The Walking Dead 164

Chapter 16 Dr. Ben Pulls a Bait and Switch 184

Chapter 17 A Turning Point 200

Chapter 18 Insider Trading? 206

Chapter 19 Spinning Fedwire 225

Chapter 20 The Taper Tantrum 231

Chapter 21 The New Sheriff in Town 238

Chapter 22 Culture Shock 250

Acknowledgments 267

Notes 271

Index 319

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Fed Up: An Insider's Take on Why the Federal Reserve is Bad for America 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Vietnam1968 8 days ago
This book explains who runs this country and its economy. The Fed and its is dominated by Goldman Sachs alumni. Goldman got the Fed to bailout the banks, otherwise Goldman was another Lehman.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Or at least many of its warts. So much to learn.