How can the free market be blamed when we have not had a free market?
As the authors do not understand this, they fail to identify the solution to our current crisis, which is a return to sound monetary and fiscal policies.
It wasn't simply "greed"--the Fed and the government caused the so called "meltdown".
An excellent book. Books of this nature should be regularly published, to maintain "Checks and Balances" in our system. Don't wait for a crisis to happen and write. Read morePublished on November 11, 2009 by Samuel J. Duplessis
I am reading this book in October 2009 and unfortunately, none of these essays reveal or expound upon anything that hasn't been said or explained in great detail on almost every... Read morePublished on November 2, 2009 by Environmentally Conscious Bargain Shopper
This is a compilation of articles written between 1999 and 2008 - approximately. The most interesting are those that predicted the government bailouts for companies "too big to... Read morePublished on September 10, 2009 by David M. Ramirez
Because clearly anyone can write a book about anything these days, as evidenced by this book. The author is just dead wrong.Published on April 12, 2009 by IA
While bubbles were caused by government, Fed and corporations in bed with the government through monopolistic protections given by the regulations and bail outs, it is preposterous... Read morePublished on March 19, 2009 by HLMenken
This is a collection of opinion articles, (as opposed to facts) from your typical anti-freedom mouth organs in this country.
OK, so people were greedy. Read more
This is the book you are looking for: Meltdown: A Free-Market Look at Why the Stock Market Collapsed, the Economy Tanked, and Government Bailouts Will Make Things WorsePublished on March 19, 2009 by Jeremy Christian
Great collection of articles on WHY the "meltdown" in our economy happened. Scary, thoughtful, interesting, and optimistic all at once time. Well worth the read.Published on March 1, 2009 by E. Clark