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The characters and their stories are very interesting providing the needed personality to keep the reader engaged.
Michael Lewis' The Big Short will go a long ways helping anybody wanting to understand how subprime mortages cause the collapse of our financial market.
If you want to feel like you are getting the true insiders view of just what happenned in the financial crisis, this is the book to read.
Excellent book, provides insight to the greed that created the crisesPublished 3 days ago by entrophy
An incredibly well written book from extremely interesting perspectives from the events leading up to "the Great Recession. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Marc R
If you have a friend who believes the following:
1. The experts you see on TV or whose columns you read are indeed experts; they are not just pretending to be.
2. Read more
Someday histories like this will be critical to understanding what happened and restoring the simple rules set of checks and balances needed to prevent this kind of thing from... Read morePublished 6 days ago by Andrew J. Wagner
A great expose! In my mind, They knew it was wrong but did it anyway. It really shows how many in banking do not understand how to be ethical!Published 6 days ago by Carl E. Kohn
A little technical, but not overly so. Nice pace, well organized and funny. Kinda like watching Nascar and waiting to see who crashes. Read morePublished 6 days ago by A regular Joe
Big Short is a great read, told with scary detail of how the sub prime market preyed upon the ignorant and greedy.Published 8 days ago by david
This book is meant to be read as a novel, and therefore could not possibly capture the complexities involved in the 2007 financial crisis. Read morePublished 9 days ago by TranshumanONE
A very informative and entertaining read. It's one of those books that I couldn't put down, and finished in well under a week.Published 10 days ago by Janssen Jones