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James Nickel rated it liked it Jun 03, He has insightfully analyzed its causes and thoughtfully recommended steps to alleviate it. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Right before the financial shock.

What should its goal be? Caprice Benoit rated it it was amazing Feb 09, Marvin Bjornstad added it Nov 12, So it was really the wild, wild West, to a degree I did not know and could not have imagined.

Have we gotten too nervous? Joy Rider marked it as to-read Nov 12, Just to protect the innocent, or to guide the markets in a deliberate fashion, in a certain direction? Suhaib marked it as to-read Apr 30, Uncovering the Unhappy World of Hedge Funds Novelist Gary Shteyngart examines the world of hedge funds through the eyes of his deeply distressed fictional finance character, Barry. Zandi provides a concise and lucid account of the economic, political and regulatory forces behind this binge.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Kellykarpinski rated it it was ok Aug 27, Financial Financil Updated EditionPaperback: The subprime crisis created a gigantic financial catastrophe. Zandi demystifies the complex financial engineering that enabled lenders to hide deepening risks, shows how global investors eagerly bought in, and explains how flummoxed regulators failed to prevent disaster, despite crucial warning signs.

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‘Financial Shock’: Mark Zandi on the Risky Loans Behind the Meltdown

And there are some good reasons to believe that our economies are more stable than in the past. Log In or sign up to comment. Risk premiums on everything. And so they were willing to accept an infinitesimal risk premium for buying emerging markets.

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Zandi provides a concise and lucid account of the economic, As the Regulatory Cycle Turns. And so you start building that into your forecasting, and you tend to take more risk fonancial response.

Gauri marked it as to-read Apr 23, I thought it was bad, but I had no understanding of how bad it really was. So there, I think, is a fiinancial sort of fundamental explanation for it.


By the end of mqrk, and intoall of that had just evaporated. Financial Shock Updated EditionPaperback: So let me go invest in that.

A very detail explanation on how the subprime crisis occurs. Overall, it is a must read book for those who want to know how does finance really works in a bigger picture With the book, Zandi aims to demystify the risky credit practices that preceded the string of front-page disasters in the still unfolding global financcial meltdown.

Billcwy rated it really liked it Apr 28, Sid rated it really liked it Sep 25, The first problem doesn’t bug me that much.

Are we overestimating risk? Trivia About Financial Shock An overall really good book that will explain a lot of things whey economy crashed in How can we prevent similar crises from happening again?