The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine
The #1 New York Times bestseller: "It is the work of our greatest financial journalist, at the top of his game. And it's essential reading."—Graydon Carter, Vanity FairThe real story of the crash began in bizarre feeder markets where the sun doesn't shine and the SEC doesn't dare, or bother, to tread: the bond and real estate derivative markets where geeks invent impenetrable securities to profit from the misery of lower- and middle-class Americans who can't pay their debts. The smart people who understood what was or might be happening were paralyzed by hope and fear; in any case, they weren't talking.
Michael Lewis creates a fresh, character-driven narrative brimming with indignation and dark humor, a fitting sequel to his #1 bestseller Liar's Poker. Out of a handful of unlikely-really unlikely-heroes, Lewis fashions a story as compelling and unusual as any of his earlier bestsellers, proving yet again that he is the finest and funniest chronicler of our time.
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bought as a christmas giftUser Review - fullmonte - Overstock.com
actually bought for my boyfriend one day we were watching the previewof the upcoming movie he mentioned that the book was good glad that he received it on time for christmas Read full review
Review: The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday MachineUser Review - Norvin - Goodreads
Was good. Helped me figure out the subprime mess, and confirmed what I had thought about wall street traders. Like most folks, some are smart, some are well intentioned, but few are well intentioned and smart. Read full review
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