2008-2009 Financial Crisis

A Listmania! list by PATRICK SWEENEY "extreme catholic" (NY, NY United States)
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The list author says: "Covers works written about the crisis under various names like "mortgage meltdown", "Wall Street bailout", etc."
Meltdown: A Free-Market Look at Why the Stock Market Collapsed, the Economy Tanked, and Government Bailouts Will Make Things Worse
1.  Meltdown: A Free-Market Look at Why the Stock Market Collapsed, the Economy Tanked, and Government Bailouts Will Make Things Worse by Thomas E. Woods
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  "Thomas Woods looks at the institutional decisions made both recently and as far back as 1907 that brought us to this point.  This is the first great book of the current recession."
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The Wall Street Journal Guide to the End of Wall Street as We Know It: What You Need to Know About the Greatest Financial Crisis of Our Time--and How to Survive It
2.  The Wall Street Journal Guide to the End of Wall Street as We Know It: What You Need to Know About the Greatest Financial Crisis of Our Time--and How to Survive It by Dave Kansas
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  "One of the first books, a good, useful summary"
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Busted: Life Inside the Great Mortgage Meltdown
3.  Busted: Life Inside the Great Mortgage Meltdown by Edmund L. Andrews
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  "From the reporter covering it for the New York Times"
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House of Cards: A Tale of Hubris and Wretched Excess on Wall Street
4.  House of Cards: A Tale of Hubris and Wretched Excess on Wall Street by William D. Cohan
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  "Bear Stearns details"
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Street Fighters: The Last 72 Hours of Bear Stearns, the Toughest Firm on Wall Street
5.  Street Fighters: The Last 72 Hours of Bear Stearns, the Toughest Firm on Wall Street by Kate Kelly
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  "another one on Bear Stearns"
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Fool's Gold: How the Bold Dream of a Small Tribe at J.P. Morgan Was Corrupted by Wall Street Greed and Unleashed a Catastrophe
6.  Fool's Gold: How the Bold Dream of a Small Tribe at J.P. Morgan Was Corrupted by Wall Street Greed and Unleashed a Catastrophe by Gillian Tett
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  "Some background"
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Bear-Trap: The Fall of Bear Stearns and the Panic of 2008
7.  Bear-Trap: The Fall of Bear Stearns and the Panic of 2008 by Bill Bamber
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Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy
8.  Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy by Barry Ritholtz
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Chain of Blame: How Wall Street Caused the Mortgage and Credit Crisis
9.  Chain of Blame: How Wall Street Caused the Mortgage and Credit Crisis by Paul Muolo
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Financial Shock: A 360º Look at the Subprime Mortgage Implosion, and How to Avoid the Next Financial Crisis
10.  Financial Shock: A 360º Look at the Subprime Mortgage Implosion, and How to Avoid the Next Financial Crisis by Mark M. Zandi
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Bailout: What the Rescue of Bear Stearns and the Credit Crisis Mean for Your Investments
11.  Bailout: What the Rescue of Bear Stearns and the Credit Crisis Mean for Your Investments by John M. Waggoner
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  "Another on Bear Stearns"
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And Then the Roof Caved In: How Wall Street's Greed and Stupidity Brought Capitalism to Its Knees
12.  And Then the Roof Caved In: How Wall Street's Greed and Stupidity Brought Capitalism to Its Knees by David Faber
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A Colossal Failure of Common Sense: The Inside Story of the Collapse of Lehman Brothers
13.  A Colossal Failure of Common Sense: The Inside Story of the Collapse of Lehman Brothers by Patrick Robinson
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  "One on Lehman Brothers (I worked there 16 years ago)"
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Dumb Money: How Our Greatest Financial Minds Bankrupted the Nation
14.  Dumb Money: How Our Greatest Financial Minds Bankrupted the Nation by Daniel Gross
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  "Short book.  Read the reviews.  I passed this one by."
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All the Devils Are Here: The Hidden History of the Financial Crisis
15.  All the Devils Are Here: The Hidden History of the Financial Crisis by Bethany McLean
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  "The authors worked on a great Enron book I read, so I picked this one.  Even though this book is coming late in the game, I think there's new details here that illuminate motivations and missed opportunities with some original reporting."
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The Sellout: How Three Decades of Wall Street Greed and Government Mismanagement Destroyed the Global Financial System
16.  The Sellout: How Three Decades of Wall Street Greed and Government Mismanagement Destroyed the Global Financial System by Charles Gasparino
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Bought and Paid For: The Unholy Alliance Between Barack Obama and Wall Street
17.  Bought and Paid For: The Unholy Alliance Between Barack Obama and Wall Street by Charles Gasparino
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William D. Cohan, please do not disable Text to Speach for the Kindle version of this book. 2 Aug 12, 2013
What happened to $9.99 for Kindle Editions? 81 Jul 15, 2013
How is it that kindle version is just 85 cents less than hardcover? 31 Mar 27, 2013
do not wait for the next recession 0 Feb 10, 2013
Did Amazon delete critical reviews of this book? 1 Dec 9, 2010
Meet the Press 1 Nov 16, 2010
What Andrews conveniently fails to mention ... 5 Dec 17, 2009
True - but there's still more blame to go around 2 Aug 18, 2009
What a jerk 27 Aug 3, 2009
Even the brightest men can fall victims to their own instincts. 0 Jun 3, 2009
McGraw Hill Drops Book Critical of S&P 2 May 16, 2009
Fix Yet for Kindle Version of House of Cards? 4 Mar 21, 2009
 
   

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