Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the FinancialS ystem--and Themselves (Google eBook)
A brilliantly reported true-life thriller that goes behind the scenes of the financial crisis on Wall Street and in Washington.
In one of the most gripping financial narratives in decades, Andrew Ross Sorkin-a New York Times columnist and one of the country's most respected financial reporters-delivers the first definitive blow- by-blow account of the epochal economic crisis that brought the world to the brink. Through unprecedented access to the players involved, he re-creates all the drama and turmoil of these turbulent days, revealing never-before-disclosed details and recounting how, motivated as often by ego and greed as by fear and self-preservation, the most powerful men and women in finance and politics decided the fate of the world's economy.
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Review: Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System--and ThemselvesUser Review - Goodreads
Too Big to Fail was a good, informative read, however, by about page 400 I felt like I was reading the same things over and over. I just continued to drag on too long for me. Read full review
Review: Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System--and ThemselvesUser Review - Haider Hussain - Goodreads
How the "successful" model of innovative investment banking became victim of its own success? How and why the Fed and Treasury tried their best to save some institutions but let others fail? What ... Read full review