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If you take the time to read the book for yourself, I think you will understand why.
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.
The characters and their stories are very interesting providing the needed personality to keep the reader engaged.
Fascinating look into the subprime meltdown that led to the 2008 recession, and how a small group of anti-establishment investment thinkers both predicted and profited. Read morePublished 36 minutes ago by George
READ THIS BOOK!!!!!! It is well written and oh so very funny- even if you don't like/understand finance.Published 1 hour ago by Maryann Patino
Have to admit I just skimmed the book for information but my husband who is an investor loved it.Published 6 hours ago by Vi Mooibroek
I never read any of Lewis' other works like Liar's Poker or Moneyball. I also have not read any books about the subprime meltdown.
This book was an interesting take. Read more
Michael Lewis creates a great synopsis of what lead up to the Great Recession. It really emphasized the intricacy of Wall Street and how we can be blinded by financial returns.Published 2 days ago by Drew
Not as good as Liar's Poker, but a great and entertaining look at the complexity of the markets through the eyes and lives of some interesting people.Published 3 days ago by PDW
Scary how the banks shot themselves. Hope China does not do the same.Published 3 days ago by Mike C.
Tough topic done very well. First of his books and am now excited to find more. I expected it to be harder to stay intrigued.Published 4 days ago by M Hales
Simply read , its that simple, it reinforced what i supected , great read either way.A former investor.Published 5 days ago by dave