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This is a very basic explanation of what caused the collapse of the financial system.
No this book is not a detailed historical account of the breakdown of our financial system, but it's a good read, highly recommended.
The booklet is only about 100 pages long and should not take more time to read than a Newsweek magazine.
In this quick, little book, author and journalist Daniel Gross looks at the financial crisis of 2008+. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Kurt A. Johnson
This book is a really great starting place to begin to understand the financial cataclysm of 2008 that was so large that there don't even exist adjectives to span its enormity -... Read morePublished 22 months ago by GirlScoutDad
This is a small book, and relatively easy reading (in a physical sense). Somewhat disturbing in an intellectual sense, but of course that's part of its purpose. Read morePublished 22 months ago by John E. Michals
I have taken extra interest in being wiped out by the wealthy since hedge funds were able to borrow easy money to bet on things that go up, down, and sideways in free markets. Read morePublished on September 18, 2010 by Bruce P. Barten
I've read other books by Daniel Gross, and he was ahead of the herd calling housing a bubble while everyone else thought housing would go up forever. Read morePublished on May 6, 2010 by J Sung
"Dumb Money" is an easy-to-read account of how greed, ignorance, and wishful thinking combined to produce the great economic bubble of 2004-2007 and how it all fell apart in 2008. Read morePublished on September 2, 2009 by David F. Nolan
No table of contents. No index. A rush job to the printer. But it could be just right for you if you are looking for a condensed version of this historic financial disaster. Read morePublished on June 6, 2009 by andris virsnieks
After seeing the author speak a few weeks ago, I am enjoying this deeper dive into his topic of passion. It presents a three-pronged analysis that is neither silly nor pretentious. Read morePublished on June 3, 2009 by stevemerrill
This book, which promises much, delivers little. It is written in a general easy to read tone like a long blog by a skilled amateur blogger. Read morePublished on June 2, 2009 by M. whitton