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Feb 12
2010

Media shares blame for financial crisis

Posted by Ron F in RiskRegulationreformrecoveryrecessionjoblessnessinformationHouse of Cardsfinancial crisiseconomyChina

Ron F

This is as good a summation of our collective problem as I've seen anywhere recently.

And I'm afraid I've not much to add except that it encapsulates about half of what I've been ranting about since even before we started this site last July.

Dec 31
2009

2009: the year of the Wall Street book

Posted by kcates in William CohanThis Time is DifferentMichael LewisLiar's PokerKenneth RogoffIn Fed We TrustHouse of CardsHenry PaulsonDavid WesselCarmen ReinhartBear StearnsBarry RitholtzBailout Nation

kcates
 

The stock market roared, the regulators stirred, the unemployment rate soared and the banks continued to show great reluctance to lend money.

What else happened in 2009? Oh, right, there was a tremendous binge of book publishing related to the financial crisis that began in the summer of 2008 - and Henry Paulson's version of events isn't even out yet (coming soon - Feb. 1 - to a bookstore/online warehouse near you).

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