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House of cards [sound recording] : a tale of hubris and wretched excess on Wall Street / William D. Cohan
Audiobooks Audiobooks | Tantor Audio | p2009 | Library ed.
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Imprint
[Old Saybrook, CT] : Tantor Audio, p2009.
Edition
Library ed.
Descript
20 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Performer
Read by Alan Sklar.
Note
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Summary
William D. Cohan's superb and shocking narrative chronicles the fall of Bear Stearns and the end of the Second Gilded Age on Wall Street, explaining how a combination of risky bets, corporate political infighting, lax government regulations and truly bad decision-making wrought havoc on the world financial system.
Contents
How it happened : ten days in March. The ultimate roach motel ; The confidence game ; "Bear Stearns is not in trouble!" ; The run on the bank ; The armies of the night ; Feeding frenzy ; Total panic ; The price of moral hazard? $2 ; The Fed comes to the rescue (after the bubble is over) ; Mooning at the wake ; New developments from hell ; "We're the bad guys" -- Why it happened : eighty-five years. Cy ; Ace ; Jimmy ; May Day ; Haimchinkel Malintz Anaynikal ; The joy of mortgage-backed securities ; "Bullies always cave" ; The math whiz and the baseball star ; "We're all going to a picnic and the tickets are $250 million each" ; The fish rots from the head -- The end of the second Gilded Age. The 10-in-10 strategy ; Cayne CAPs Spector ; Cioffi's bubble ; "The entire subprime market is toast" ; "If there's fraud, we're gonna pay" ; A very stupid decision ; Nashville ; The Cayne Mutiny ; Desperate times call for hare-brained schemes ; The deluge.
Local Note
Drct, 4-09; MW, 7-09(add)
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ISBN
9781400141685
1400141680
9781400111688
1400111684
(OCoLC)299701982
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