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Author Gasparino, Charles.

Title The sellout : how three decades of Wall Street greed and government mismanagement destroyed the global financial system / Charles Gasparino.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Harper Business, [2009]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Bourbonnais PL Adult Non Fiction - BDBB-2  332 GAS    AVAILABLE
 Flagg-Rochelle PL Adult Non Fiction - FRPY-12  332.042 GAS    AVAILABLE
 Galena PL Adult Non-Fiction - GALY-13  332.63 GAS    AVAILABLE
 Harvard Diggins Lib Adult Non-Fiction - HRLY-11  332.042 GAS    AVAILABLE
 Homer Twp PL - Main Adult Non-Fiction - HDBB-1  332.042 GAS    AVAILABLE
 New Lenox PL Adult Non-Fiction - NLBB-1  332.63 GAS    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  332.042 GAS    AVAILABLE
 Plano CLD Adult Non Fiction - PDBB-4  332.042 GAS    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  332.042 GAS    AVAILABLE
 Somonauk PL Adult Non-Fiction - SNBB-4  332.042 GAS    AVAILABLE

Edition First edition.
Description xvii, 553 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Let's make money. Fun and games -- Power and perks -- Sex, drugs, and debt -- An education in risk -- Merchants of debt. Bigger is better -- Financial renaissance -- Paying the price -- One big happy family -- Opening the floodgates -- No more Mother Merrill -- The money machine -- Perverse incentives -- Top of the world -- Cash stops flowing -- What's the worst that could happen? No clue -- The dancing stops -- The end begins -- "There are rumors that you guys are in trouble" -- Free fall -- The rescue -- Bailout nation.
Summary Offers an account of the most dramatic and anxiety ridden era in national socioeconomic history not merely a recounting of the collapse of Wall Street's legendary firms, but a broad examination of the people and the forces who killed Wall Street.
Subject Financial crises -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Avarice -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Wall Street (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- 21st century.
ISBN 9780061697166

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