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The big short : inside the doomsday machine /

The author examines the causes of the U.S. stock market crash of 2008 and its relation to overpriced real estate, bad mortgages, shareholder demand for excessive profits, and the growth of toxic derivatives.

Main Author: Lewis, Michael
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : W.W. Norton, 2010
Edition: 1st ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • A secret origin story
  • In the land of the blind
  • "How can a guy who can't speak English lie?"
  • How to harvest a migrant worker
  • Accidental capitalists
  • Spider-man at the Venetian
  • The great treasure hunt
  • The long quiet
  • A death of interest
  • Two men in a boat.