Diary of a Very Bad Year: Confessions of an Anonymous Hedge Fund Manager

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Harper Collins, Jun 22, 2010 - Business & Economics - 272 pages
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The First Book from n+1—an Essential Chronicle of Our Financial Crisis

HFM: Where are you going to buy protection on the U.S. government's credit? I mean, if the U.S. defaults, what bank is going to be able to make good on that contract? Who are you going to buy that contract from, the Martians?

n+1: When does this begin to feel like less of a cyclical thing, like the weather, and more of a permanent, end-of-the-world kind of thing?

HFM: When you see me selling apples out on the street, that's when you should go stock up on guns and ammunition.

 

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A fantastic, wide-ranging look into the factors that led to the financial crisis, and why it developed the way it did. The interview format and omnivorous subject allows the discussion to snap from ... Read full review

Contents

Primetime for Subprime
5
The Death of Bear
25
On the Eve
49
How Bad Is It?
67
Populist Rage
125
Life After the Crisis
155
Vacation Plans
181
Farewell
209
Epilogue
249
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