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The Resource And then the roof caved in : how Wall Street's greed and stupidity brought capitalism to its knees, David Faber

And then the roof caved in : how Wall Street's greed and stupidity brought capitalism to its knees, David Faber

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And then the roof caved in : how Wall Street's greed and stupidity brought capitalism to its knees
Title
And then the roof caved in
Title remainder
how Wall Street's greed and stupidity brought capitalism to its knees
Statement of responsibility
David Faber
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explains the events of the previous seven years that planted the seeds for the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression beginning in 2001, when the Federal Reserve embarked on an unprecedented effort to help the economy recover from the attacks of 9/11 by sending interest rates to all time lows
Cataloging source
DLC
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1964-
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Faber, David
Dewey number
  • 332.63/240973
  • 333
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD255
LC item number
.F23 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Real estate investment
  • Financial crises
  • Foreclosure
  • Mortgage loans
Label
And then the roof caved in : how Wall Street's greed and stupidity brought capitalism to its knees, David Faber
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181) and index
Contents
Prologue: "on the verge" -- Bubble to bubble. Greenspan's shock and awe. Houses built on cow dung -- Home sweet home. Opening doors. An industry is born. Subprime returns -- The subprime machine. From delivering pizza to delivering mortgages. Living the dream. Diving into deep trouble -- Eyes wide shut. A warning unheeded. A dream no more -- The great enabler. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac hit the scene. Fannie and Freddie get a timeout. Wall Street takes over. A tsunami of mortgages. From ownit to out of it. Back from the grave -- Complicity. Moody's the money maker. Repeat customers -- The securitization from hell. The making of a CDO. Tough to kill. Turning "crap into triple-A". From CDS to CDO. Insanity sets in -- Narvik and me. CDOs : an American export. The truth revealed--but does it matter? -- Mortgaging Merrill's future. Climbing out of poverty. A strong start. The secret weapon. Raking it in. Taking big risks -- A house of cards. Digging for gold. Building a case. The investment of a lifetime -- And then the roof caved in. The wheels coming off. The call. A crisis begins. The CDO blues. Light's out -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn632081886
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Rev. and updated ed.
Extent
xx, 192 p.
Isbn
9780470607381
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1290664
  • (OCoLC)632081886
Label
And then the roof caved in : how Wall Street's greed and stupidity brought capitalism to its knees, David Faber
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181) and index
Contents
Prologue: "on the verge" -- Bubble to bubble. Greenspan's shock and awe. Houses built on cow dung -- Home sweet home. Opening doors. An industry is born. Subprime returns -- The subprime machine. From delivering pizza to delivering mortgages. Living the dream. Diving into deep trouble -- Eyes wide shut. A warning unheeded. A dream no more -- The great enabler. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac hit the scene. Fannie and Freddie get a timeout. Wall Street takes over. A tsunami of mortgages. From ownit to out of it. Back from the grave -- Complicity. Moody's the money maker. Repeat customers -- The securitization from hell. The making of a CDO. Tough to kill. Turning "crap into triple-A". From CDS to CDO. Insanity sets in -- Narvik and me. CDOs : an American export. The truth revealed--but does it matter? -- Mortgaging Merrill's future. Climbing out of poverty. A strong start. The secret weapon. Raking it in. Taking big risks -- A house of cards. Digging for gold. Building a case. The investment of a lifetime -- And then the roof caved in. The wheels coming off. The call. A crisis begins. The CDO blues. Light's out -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn632081886
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Rev. and updated ed.
Extent
xx, 192 p.
Isbn
9780470607381
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1290664
  • (OCoLC)632081886

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