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A Listmania! list by Loyd E. Eskildson "Pragmatist" (Phoenix, AZ.)
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A Failure of Capitalism: The Crisis of '08 and the Descent into Depression
1.  A Failure of Capitalism: The Crisis of '08 and the Descent into Depression by Richard A. Posner
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  "Excellent and credible criticism of our current financial and regulatory systems."
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The New Paradigm for Financial Markets: The Credit Crisis of 2008 and What It Means
2.  The New Paradigm for Financial Markets: The Credit Crisis of 2008 and What It Means by George Soros
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  "Difficult reading, but far better insights than the morons on TV.  Read my review as a short-cut."
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The Man Who Sold the World: Ronald Reagan and the Betrayal of Main Street America
3.  The Man Who Sold the World: Ronald Reagan and the Betrayal of Main Street America by William Kleinknecht
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  "This book was written with a focus on President Reagan.  However, en route, it provides excellent insights into how short-term financial market thinking (avoid being swallowed up in an M&A or LBO) diverted CEOs from long-term investments in productivity improvements, thereby setting the stage for our dramatic loss of manufacturing market share."
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Zombie Banks: How Broken Banks and Debtor Nations Are Crippling the Global Economy
4.  Zombie Banks: How Broken Banks and Debtor Nations Are Crippling the Global Economy by Yalman Onaran
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  "Objective and important background on the 'Great Recessin.'"
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Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World
5.  Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World by Michael Lewis
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  "Provides clear understanding of the European crisis, the successor to the original 'Great Recession' on a national levels."
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Retirement Heist: How Companies Plunder and Profit from the Nest Eggs of American Workers
6.  Retirement Heist: How Companies Plunder and Profit from the Nest Eggs of American Workers by Ellen E. Schultz
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  "How corporations have cleverly and dishonestly shrunk the retirement benefits millions were planning on."
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The Cost of Capitalism: Understanding Market Mayhem and Stabilizing our Economic Future
7.  The Cost of Capitalism: Understanding Market Mayhem and Stabilizing our Economic Future by Robert J. Barbera
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  "Excellent insight into why the U.S. economy keeps tanking."
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The Greatest Trade Ever: The Behind-the-Scenes Story of How John Paulson Defied Wall Street and Made Financial History
8.  The Greatest Trade Ever: The Behind-the-Scenes Story of How John Paulson Defied Wall Street and Made Financial History by Gregory Zuckerman
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  "Excellent accounting of how John Paulson made $6+ billion for himself shorting the real-estate bubble of 2006; meanwhile, only one new job was created, no-one was fed, housed, clothed, educated, or healed, and no factory or store was built. It was all through pure gambling, and taxed at the minimum 15% ordinary income rate (per capital gains rule)."
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Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth
9.  Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth by David C. Korten
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  "How Wall Street has become the enemy of Main Street, and contributed to the decline of America."
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