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AuthorCohan, William D
TitleHouse of cards : how Wall Street's gamblers broke capitalism / William D. Cohan
Imprint London : Allan Lane, 2009
Descript 468 p


Part 1: 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 harzard? $2 -- The fed comes to the rescue (After the battle is over) -- Mooning at the wake -- "New developments from hell" -- "We're the bad guys" -- Part 2: 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 the picnic and the tickets are $250 million each" -- The fish rots from the head -- Part 3: The end of the second gilded ace -- The 10-in-10 strategy -- Cayne CAPs spector -- Cioffi's bubble -- "The entire subprime market is toast" -- "If there's fraud, we're gonny pay" -- A very stupid decision -- Nashville -- The Cayne mutiny -- Desperate times call for hare-brained schemes

Investment banking -- United States Bank failures -- United States Financial crises -- United States Bear Stearns & Co

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