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He is the author of three books: Forbes Greatest Business Stories of All Times; Bull Run: Wall Street, the Democrats, and the New Politics of Personal Finance; and Generations of Corning: 150 Years in the Life of a Global Corporation, 1851-2001, co-authored with Davis Dyer.
A graduate of Cornell University, Gross holds an A.M. in American history from Harvard University.
Very well organized, very clear explanation, very easy read.
That bit of basic insight led me to read his "Dumb Money" about how the Ownership Society quickly degenerated into the Bailout Nation during the same time period.
No this book is not a detailed historical account of the breakdown of our financial system, but it's a good read, highly recommended.
Daniel Gross (born 1967) is an American journalist who is editor of global finance for the Daily Beast/Newsweek, and was formerly Senior Editor at Newsweek. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Steven H. Propp
In this quick, little book, author and journalist Daniel Gross looks at the financial crisis of 2008+. Read morePublished 21 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 on January 21, 2012 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 on January 20, 2012 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