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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.
This is my 2nd book after liars poker and I liked this one more! The way Michael explains complicated jargon with simple examples makes it a lot easier to understand.Published 1 day ago by Prasanna
A very good insight to the credit crisis. It follows a group of surprisingly interesting hedge fund managers who all saw the writing on the wall.Published 2 days ago by Amazon Customer
Very well written and entertaining. The finance-speak is thick and wearying at times but the author is trying his best to make clear something which was made intentionally opaque... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Branan
I freaking loved this book.
Years ago, I read Liar's Poker but didn't really get into it. Since then, I've read some of his other books. I absolutely loved this book. Read more
As always, Lewis' narrative is crisp and tightly woven around the "inside baseball" of Wall Street finance and trading. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Cicero's Cure
The author has an ability to make the reader with only a fairly small amount of financial knowledge understand complex financial instruments, at least well enough to comprehend... Read morePublished 5 days ago by SandySEPA
If you want to read a firsthand account of being inside a big Wall Street firm leading up to and during the mortgage bond meltdown, then this is the book for you.Published 6 days ago by The GrayBull