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Top Customer Reviews: Billion Dollar ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 15 ratings
5 / 5 Kiyoko
Formed: Hardcover follows DiCaprio sure would not be a better actor partorisca portray Jho Down, in the film in this fraud, but hell, this would do the film adds this in spite of.

This book develops 2 things.. (1) Some the USA to the banking houses likes them to them Goldman Sachs has learnt absolutely AT ALL of a meltdown of mortgage in 2008-09 and has continued his shady deals out of avidities and (2) will have another Jho Lows there exploding this continuous lack partorisca forget.

This book is writing like this good and has researched. A real page turner and highly recommended to those of you the one who enjoy real-life a lot-books of fiction.
4 / 5 Charlott
Formed: Kindle the Very written edition. Good idea to as trickery has developed to one trillion government of fraud of dollar. Kickbacks, bribes, Celebrates extravagant wild. This has it everything. Sad partorisca some people those who finalise partorisca pay some costs.
5 / 5 Charissa
Formed: Hardcover is incredible the one who the people try to escape with. His interaction with stars of the film and the powerful bankers was very interesting.
4 / 5 Leslee
Formed: Kindle Edition An excellent financial page turner. A fast but in depth and clear informing of the complex chance. The enjoyed really. A lot entertaining.
4 / 5 Shawanda
Formed: Hardcover A decent but has complicated law this gives good idea to one trillion fraud of dollar for Jo Him the.
4 / 5 Chanell
Formed: Hardcover his a that the surprises have read
4 / 5 Effie
Formed: Hardcover The one who the walk this book is. Finalising he in 2 days.
4 / 5 Irena
Formed: Hardcover any often spends that a dealings of the shady governments are dipped in a spotlight. This book has been the very interesting idea to that any one can explode banks around a world, deprived and audience and accounts of cost out of all the classes in of to to the places Like him Cayman Islands, Seychelles and Curaao.
Really you crazy like the type like Jho Low walks around that feign is the big shot, without final in that inherited copper partorisca spend, when in fact, is depriving his own country and his youth of future occasions.
A book is very researched and am happy has not been partorisca the flashier to the title 'Likes A fraud of Wolf of Wall Street' or 'Hilton, has Given Caprio and a Malaysian Fraudster'.

You Bondadoso to love a book partorisca have the happy end and am happy this soyalaysian Official 1' east going in tries next month. Jho Down, in another hand, still is hiding was and expect that it takes that it deserves.
5 / 5 Arnette
Formed: Audible Audiobook Sound like a thriller of action, like evasions with him partorisca like this long is besides words. The desire has had way more books of this quality. Narration Was well, and a history was unforgettable. You wont the remorse is one .
5 / 5 Cassey
I add read. Ridiculous history that has to have it the film that comes.
5 / 5 Doyle
Has had thinks that Michael Lewis (the poker of the liar, A Big Short) had cornered a phase of book partorisca exposure of the hard-believe them to me-true financial crimes, but Miles million Whale of Dollar is test that Wright & Hope now is lucido at the side. Very other descriptions speak a content to the equal that will avert that, but partorisca say a series of chance is unbelievable would be a understatement. This in spite of his all true!
During a financial crisis of 2008-09 I fact like a expat in Singapore partorisca the trafficante of Canadian securities, and to the equal that have has followed chances, would think those were once in the lifetime chance. Still once again, the decade later there is risk more unnecessary caused by fraud.
Avidity. Politicians, regulators of government, banks of trafficante of global/securities, funds of character and sovereign wealth all is mediated in this diagram partorisca estafar some Malaysian people of necessary financing. For some thousands million. That dips this episode averts of 2008 is his relatively smaller, but significant measure, and a capacity partorisca a fraud to having arrived in the global system that has been supposition partorisca have 'has has learnt lessons' and the control has presionado. This in spite of some main players (those who can resupply squads of lawyers with his fund flown) is still no in prison. Regarding this puny cowardly Jho Down the one who is hiding is gone in Cina, shame in lucido.
Has read this book; still worry very calm you on big finance, calm will concern you roughly comprising a financial to abuse which continue to hurt hard working citizenry.
4 / 5 Shaunte
Any often spends that a dealings of the shady governments are dipped in a spotlight. This book has been the very interesting idea to that any one can explode banks around a world, deprived and audience and accounts of cost out of all the classes in of to to the places Like him Cayman Islands, Seychelles and Curaçao.
Really you crazy like the type like Jho Low walks around that feign is the big shot, without final in that inherited copper partorisca spend, when in fact, is depriving his own country and his youth of future occasions.
A book is very researched and am happy has not been partorisca the flashier to the title 'Likes A fraud of Wolf of Wall Street' or 'Hilton, has Given Caprio and a Malaysian Fraudster'.

You Bondadoso to love a book partorisca have the happy end and am happy this soyalaysian Official 1' east going in tries next month. Jho Down, in another hand, still is hiding was and expect that it takes that it deserves.
4 / 5 Mindy
Sound like a thriller of action, like evasions with him partorisca like this long is besides words. The desire has had way more books of this quality. Narration Was well, and a history was unforgettable. You wont the remorse is one .
4 / 5 Codi
One a lot-reserves to write and researched, although a level of detail can be exhausting.
4 / 5 Lavonia
Very interesting and a lot of view that has read of this book. Like I money that washed of during a country?

Top Customer Reviews: Manias, Panics, and ...

Rating: 5 out of 5 with 2 ratings
5 / 5 Vena
Very interesting and comprehensible bed. I seat partorisca like all some the majority of the interesting chances in finance are a subject of this book.
5 / 5 Kathryne
Comprehensible and easy to read

Top Customer Reviews: All the Devils Are ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 5 ratings
4 / 5 Pam
Better explanation of some causes of a crisis for far-especially a function of GSEs likes Fannie Mae.
5 / 5 Monica
Manacles that directed until one 2008 collapse of a lot of a world-wide banking system is cut at all of fascinating. As it Can regulatory of the government has left this raisin? As it Can risk the manager has left this raisin? As it Can a main CEOs of banks and the financial institutions in some the EUA has left this raisin? In the avidity of word. But that marks this like this interesting account is that it follows an avidity of some sub-first mortgages that has resupplied a sleep of the house the people those who could not resupply in his his sleeps the wild plus could no partorisca resupply them to a mortgage salesperson the one who has falsified the documents and the ridiculous costs have touched partorisca press by means of the mortgage that could any never be paid to a trader the one who has combined some mortgages with other debts partorisca create Collateralized Obligations of Debt or CDOs and some derivatives and a credit incumplimiento change and he all very complicated taking and the little hard to comprise but an underlying truth of a situation is not never has lost. All the world is winning money of debts that can any never take paid like this, in essence, is not real money. Of the only real money is concealed has paid to to the institutions likes him to him Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, Bank of Amsterdam, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, for some American taxpayers with which some integers charade has fallen averts. Estimating to the agencies like Moody is and Regulate and Poor also benefitted of a fraud because they have received slope partorisca estimate undertaken of some same companies have estimated. Follow of the money and they go partorisca estimate hardly his bad clients. CDOs Has fill with sub-the first mortgages have been given triple Some indications partorisca produced that it was to a large extent worthless. Some more have produced institutions and financial has estimated, a big more his profits and a more his stock prizes are trace . And all these products were premised in an idea that the people could and would pay behind mortgages that that neither could resupply neither, in his his sleeps wild plus, has any occasion of repaying. It is an interesting walk and one this'll sure have your blood that boils before you are finalised.
5 / 5 Sonya
This is not a unbiased or the scholarly account for any piece. But neither it is unprofessional. These are business journalists , used partorisca require to maintain an interest on, also used partorisca communicate to plot of information. A lot of people go by and for a calm end probably will be dizzy, if you are not familiarised with a material. Certainly it is entertaining, in a way of the train wreck, and after his throughout probably will not look in some financial phases a same way again. After an accident of 2008 although, calm probably was already cynical. This rids will not change concealed.
4 / 5 Lorraine
This rids does not pull any one attacks, nomination some thieves callejeros of the wall. A good bed with which ' This time is different'. It takes both these books.
4 / 5 Thomasena
Has found some authors have done the good work partorisca underline a lot of some factors that surrounds a financial crisis. I say well, but it does not add like this they look partorisca have the error regarding derivatives, his uses, personal authorship in a crisis, and an authorship to leave institutions. Clearly, Wall Street there has been the significant question when treating credit incumplimiento transmissions (CDs) and is to good sure in failure partorisca part of this crisis, but some lacking authors partorisca land authorships in another that has contributed to a question. These are some signals that those senses has not been a lot has directed.

1. Some authors involve that the derivatives are bad and would have to that be forbidden or has regulated. That lacking partorisca speak is that the derivatives are much bigger that a crisis and more the derivatives are the game of sum of the z/of the zero . They indicate that the investors were idiots ' partorisca buy them (partorisca quote of his interview with Jon Stewart). Although this can be partially true because of a fact that the investors have done decisions without learning a fundamentals behind investing, but ossia also human character. A past same thing with an Accident of Technology of 1999, one 1929 accident of phase, and a Dutch tulip craze--basic fundamentals behind investing has not been considered, so only that has had the heat, hyped phase for the product. If this product is CDSs, stock, or tulips; the history repeats . Those some lacking authors to @give is that there is 10 is the thousands of derivative trades have done daily. This means that there is 10 is thousands of losers and an equal number of winners. Still neither some winners neither some losers are spoken never in some means comunicacionales (these two when being journalists for trade and any coached in finance). It Likes him the economist of renown Merton the miller has declared, the derivative do fault the useful purpose. As some authors comments on restricting them is the naive and the view has limited. A better example of the derivative in a form of an option is sure of fire of the house. Paid the prize to a company of sure. If your house does not burn down, lose your prize and a company of sure want to. A rovescio is true if your burns to house down. There are a lot of classical examples of 'investors' that have any be subject in derivatives or take excessive risk that scrapes he up for all the world (p. p.ej., Orange County, Baring Bank, and the company of gold to Dubai the few years done). A difference among sure and a CDs the phase was that some the financial institutions were also manufacturers of phase and did not diversify risk.

2. The business risk is the risk and if the failure of financial company reason accepts too risk, reason owe a bail of government have been to like the lender of last resource and which would be spent if a government there has not been given one in. This is not directed by these authors.

3. Some authors do not nail personal authorship in character the one who has taken out of the loans could not resupply which then does more buyers in a warehouse that does not have to that it is there state, like this driving the urban nails on quickly based in future shows. In this chance, the financial institutions have failed to do planned diligence and has broken the credit governs' to base ready in future addiction current shows. Canada, for example, there is much more the bets of rigid managers have gone by his banks and CMHC which has not been affected for CDs questions. Some authors wholeheartedly blame Wall Street when in fact a fault would owe that be shared.
4. Fundamentals For behind CDSs has not been directed by buyers and of the costruttrici of phase. This is to cover partially, but still could use improvement. Some lacking authors to speak those who has resisted title to a defaulted held and failed to direct workouts with some borrowers for some institutions to leave so it has been done in @1930s - @@@1980s. Although title and personal working reports with borrowers (like some Savings and the subject of Loans has done in a @@@1930s) does not affect a CDs, can have has mitigated losses.

5. Finally, some authors direct a faulty supposition that reward of the urban nails would not fall . Again fundamentals has not been followed and risks no mitigated by means of a pertinent use of derivatives. This is not different some Australian mining societies those who has done faulty suppositions in a @@@1990s and has not reduced his risk. But once again, his deflect personal authorship for investors those who has believed this supposition when it was obvious that the fast tax in prize of the urban nails could so only resulted in the bubble.

A book is the good bed likes -you the finance, but be wary of his take of then is not expert financial his, but journalists with his own points of view. Although a book can do you crazy for an end, look in a picture a big plus and consider all the facets of this first puzzle to run was to take your member of Congress to change a law.

Top Customer Reviews: Dark Towers: ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 2 ratings
5 / 5 Lorene
David Arricchisce is excellent book, Dark Towers, is the Deutsche Bank, like this Big Short is to some 2008 Financial Crises, with it Deutsche the bank is inter-twined.
All some pieces of a testosterone loaded corruption of aggressive bankers , ravens of D. The bank and another come neighbouring in the book of David of commendable investigative journalism.
Of the Russian money-washing, amoral corporate culture, Donald Triumphs - all the players in this saga of excess - is very known, but a fall was and tragedy of a series of suicidal tragic is to a large extent forgotten.
Arrogance And hubris has unchained.
4 / 5 Candida
Shining, revelatory...

Top Customer Reviews: Too Big to Fail: ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 13 ratings
4 / 5 Pearly
A book adds. He really done a comprise some chances of a crisis and the good history of some people has involved.
4 / 5 Coretta
We follow to to this history likes them raisin and this book is an excellent accounting of a whole disorder. It remains the history with a lot of victims and a lot of perpetrators; the justice has failed. A well has paid the executives still are laughing in some people of his sure place. An author has taken a real to feel chances without being too dramatic; the true journalist.
4 / 5 Tova
A book of the better financial crisis absolute - sweep any one.
5 / 5 Cordia
These shows partorisca reserve like avidities, shortsightedness, and utter lack of respect partorisca an a lot of common will head to definite self destruction. Too much blind Faith was the place in the system that was unable to exert self-control. Finally, a world-wide economy has paid the heavy prize so that it is still in of the aches partorisca recover.
4 / 5 Malik
Follows to to this history likes them raisin and this book is an excellent accounting of a whole disorder. It remains the history with a lot of victims and a lot of perpetrators; the justice has failed. A well has paid the executives still are laughing in some people of his sure place. An author has taken a real to feel chances without being too dramatic; the true journalist.
4 / 5 Ludie
Gee, To the left think me.

ELECTRIFYING And IMPRESSIVE. Period. Seriously, Sorkin has to that be the character partorisca be able to dip this all near. Like the financial analyst, has think that this book was absolutely wicked. And a icing in a cake is that it is true! I mean wow. That idea. I in fact pulled Lehman is and the financial statements of the bear with which some beds to the equal that have wanted to see in the first place rid that has spent.

So only the purely awesome read (and a film is orders also!)
4 / 5 Bobbye
Writer of Squads of New York Andrew Ross Sorkin is 'Also Big to Fail' is a book of entity that deserves to be read by everything with an interest in a competitive, clubby world of finance. A book begins so only with which Dare Stearns' the absorption forced for JP Morgan and comprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac succour of government; Lehman collapse; Merrill Lynch is forced pair ; Mutual Washington and Wachovia dead like some independent banks; AIG succour of government; and finals with the implementation of a government of TARP (Program of Relief of Turbulent Advantage). Some chances are already familiarised to everything, but is relayed here chronologically in gripping detail, reconstructed by means of countless interviews and neighbouring halftones in the like this fast history that movements and far fetched looks almost unbelievable.

In a signal, the slope airily has called habladurías covers it the sudden $ 50,000,000,000 funding besides deficit in AIG (yes, ossia well, suddenly was courts in $ 50 billions of dollars), one of some bankers of investment have involved the fast calculation that his company could do $ 2,500,000,000 in underwriting commissions. It is any marvel that folks in general the street has the deep mistrust and antipathy the Wall Street? A whole situation looks too lacking to included spend like this fiction. In an end, AIG sunk too much quickly, and a government bailed went him; a banker of investment would owe that look elsewhere for the $ 2.5 million the thousands am cost.

Dares Stearns' the past collapse Leaves 2008, and Sorkin spends a first third of a book that resupplies to interest background detail in some players of entities, both character and institutions, and leaving Lehman build of precarious situation. For mid state, the chances begin to unfold quickly, with some lenders of mortgage Fannie and Freddie that achieves crisis, and Lehman is on-leveraged the one of then begins to look untenable. Of there that, it is the whirlwind of both private sector and government orchestrated meetings, calls of telephone, panic, solution, more panic and self isolation, and more meetings. Each one which so and each company is both the fierce competitor and wading in a same quicksand, which adds to a fluidity of a crisis.

A mould of characters has listed in the start of a short book seven pages. Lehman CEO Dick Fuld exited particularly unsympathetically, this in spite of in an end is like this to to the tragic figure likes them the villain, and OF DRY CHAIR Christopher Cox looks entirely out of his depth. Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson and Chair of New York of Bank of Federal Reservation Tim Geithner exited like this incredibly hard working, able, and the action has oriented. Of all some companies of investment, Goldman Sachs is more interesting. Other banks of investment recognise the talent of Goldman, sucedido, and place in a pecking order, but clearly does not trust him . During some crises, the conflicts and the apparent conflicts abound, and again Goldman looks more another to neither skate by means of them or blatantly capitalise on him. With so many people of Goldman ex in both public and has deprived functions of leaderships, there are unavoidable references to 'Government Sachs', although Sorkin the clear fact that Paulson, an ex-Goldman CEO, is keenly conscious and works to minimise any appearances of conflict.

Some clashes concealed looks to escape almost each player is that deals, comprising deals lateralmente in functions of likely leadership for CEOs, is contested and has solved entirely out of a normal joint and pertinent structure. Financial companies' the joints of administration are besides the simple chances afterthoughts in this crisis has fed, free-wheeling world of fusions and absorptions - hardly the model of corporate governance. So only in some final pages of a book join the touch joints an active function. Perhaps ossia reason Sorkin has failed to or has chosen any to interview a lot of some companies' managers, although it directs to describe a dynamics of joint during Cox unprecedented call to a Lehman the joint that exhorts him to file for failure. Similarly, Bernanke the presence is clearly underrepresented when compared his real function, again perhaps been due to Sorkin poor access the information of a Federal Reservation, or perhaps reason seats had quite material the just house in Treasury Secretary Paulson function in stemming some crises. In any case, a second half of a book is Paulson is and Geithner show.

In his epilogue, Sorkin reflects in a lot of some chances of the perspective of police, and is in accordance with a lot of critics that a government erred leave Lehman fail, the conclusion that looks for having achieved so only in hindsight given his representation of chance at the same time. It is true that some repercussions have been felt around a world in the person of way has imagined, and Lehman was in an end an only one has left to fail. In his excellent narrative, this in spite of, Sorkin transmits that quickly the chances unfolded, like this complex some subjects were, as some expected for the results have failed to materialise, and some morals hazard a government has faced. While a government has not wanted to resupply the rescue for all the turbulent companies and has left Lehman to go down, his later and very there is quickly has discovered that the massive rescue was one the majority of acceptable option .

Details on some chances of 2008 is to be still uncovered (for example month after the publication of a book, inner emails of AIG has been done audience this has aimed some in a company already has questioned the exposure of authorship of a company in 2007, the first year of his crisis of liquidity), but in this book Sorkin there is rid the longitude but gripping read, a ossia sure both to edify and madden readers in Main Street.
5 / 5 Clay
Usually averts 'exposed' as the authors tend to exaggerate and overstate his chance. This in spite of, is evident that Andrew Sorkin has done in-investigation of depth in an economic crisis with the particular attention in Wall St. Too Big to Fail law like the novel but is incredibly rich and resupplies insider information that has not been never done audience before.

Sorkin Pulls any punch in some characterisations of some abonos, of the bad and some ugly of some a lot of people those who has been involved. It likes of a lot of chance, this also has the historical past and some seeds of destruction has been planted long first of a crisis.

Of all a reservation this is to be write, (or will be writing), in some 2008 financial crises, Too Big to Fail will be there deservedly up.
4 / 5 Rhea
In that has waded he by means of the each no very suspenseful page of this volume, finds it puzzling that the person apparently has looked for having thought the necessary to proofread a text before it was published. I can not take some last times have found so many errors to spell, examples and grammatical deceptions of sloppy punctuation. Coupled With Gentleman Sorkin fondness for sentences accionarías and cliche, one averts of an experience that asks if some the publishing houses now simply consider sure reserves like this when being too big to modify. A perception that Gentleman Sorkin confirmation, perhaps quite inadvertently, is a terracing of self-absorption and lack of worry for a real-world-wide effect of his actions that looks to be a dominant character has shot of the each figure of present senior Wall Street. I reward they all know, the values look less familiar.
5 / 5 Sachiko
Has has finalised so only read a book, and fill an author in the fascinating history. A mix of personal information in a principals has involved, and an almost unbelievable detail in a real history, was better that any fictional thriller. A same time, a horror in a behaviour of a lot of some main protagonists, with his excessively lavish lifestyles, has maintained to come to a surface. I can not expect read the again!
5 / 5 Nita
A hype has created of a film promises the quality that a book simply fails to rid. Unfortunately for a reader, a book suffers the 'haste to publish' this thin sinister investigation and the simplistic conclusions. In a world according to Andrew Ross Sorkin, Richard Fuld so only handedly has clashed an economy. As his first testimony of the clearly pointed congress, is hard to have a lot of respect for Gentleman Fuld and included harder that summon any compassion; but Sorkin chooses an easy aim in planting to sweat some details. If it love the book in a meltdown to stage ossia very researched, very written and almost impossible to dip down, take A Big Short . A difference among a two is that Michael Lewis has written the very researched book, while Andrew Ross Sorkin has written the film of a week that sustains in the caricature of both Wall Street and Washington.
5 / 5 Crysta
Excellent book. Chair of frames how were there still like all spent of a Fed is to some Big players boardroom is.
4 / 5 Hyun
Inside a Battle to Save Wall Street--Too Big to Fail--is the riveting account of some chances that heads to a financial crisis of September, 2008 in that an international finance more adds subject in some world-wide teetered in a flange of failure.

A history is said with the humanity that mark some subjects of some powerful men and the women have involved understandable, and resupplies the swipe for description unexpectedly of exactly that has spent on Wall Street when suddenly the trillion dollars have begun to evaporate to thin air, and there is threatened a whole system of world-wide finance interconnected.

Andrew Ross Sorkin skillfully takes a reader to some meetings and of the conferences in a Federal Reservation and some institutions add of Wall Street to assist a fight to solve the crisis that threatened to topple a global financial structure.

Has organised a chaos of uncertainty and panic that reigns, twenty four hours the day during this period, to the very said history that it is for real difficult to dip down.

All expect that this subject incredible will have taught some powers that be the lesson that will drive them, any only to prevent a same thing to spend for all the parts again, but that will correct some grave errors that has precipitated a crisis in a first place.

A rest of normal knots mortals hope to be able to go to enjoy our normal lives.

Top Customer Reviews: The House of ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 4 ratings
4 / 5 Willodean
To the left begin me partorisca say that the are not in a habit partorisca rid was five stars in my descriptions, but this fine book he certainly the merit. I am not quite sure to the equal that to do a bit of some critics have levelled in this book in some descriptions up to now--too many facts, too exhaustive, too much in politics or of the continental finances? That can do definite of any-the fiction has too many facts or be too exhaustive? That has meant a rothschilds have if no in a context of continental politics. It has Loved each one which of these three qualities in this book and, to kick, although it was appallingly well writes also. The Expósito ferguson exhiliratingly (is this an adverb? He ought to be a) has had to that assume that it could assimilate them quantity of mass of data, so only sometimes arcane, this in spite of wants to follow the linear, so only sometimes, social history--ossia the one who the definite works are all roughly, thinks them. It applauds ferguson is not dumbing down history. And perhaps ossia a difference among the a lot this book and that the no. has Loved to read history, and took it; another, perhaps, has loved to read the good yarn and no.
5 / 5 Lula
A second volume of a saga familiarised is not like this obliging like this first. Perhaps it conceal it is due to a period to time covered, or perhaps because of a relative decrease of a Rothschilds in a world of finance. Still, ossia the history to oblige , which is skillfully related for
5 / 5 Winfred
Ferguson abuse a buyer of a Penguin Paperback to ignore a bibliography and so only resupplying sketchy footnotes. "Serious scholars" those who wish these elements are advised to buy a Harcover edition. Another that that, is the good bed
4 / 5 Haley
This rids is not on some members of this vast family. The desire knows the one who a writer knows of a real Rothschild family, some people, his lives, daily living? His ache and heartaches? That knows? Reason not printing a truth is in a familiar behind all has to that say in this like this called empire. There are real people here....

Top Customer Reviews: The House of ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 5 ratings
4 / 5 Ayanna
Enough like this described, this in spite of, some pages have had yellowed more than has expected. Also, some photos were fainter in colour, no like this robust as in a version of hard copy.
5 / 5 Katia
Niall Ferguson Has done the commendable does to describe a developement of the captivating saga familiarised. That More founds them appeal in a book is his comprehensible character -- weaves a history familiarised in a context of some political and economic developments,with that is closely intertwined. That is even more fascinating is a level of financial details in a bank that Ferguson resupplies. Perhaps it is his access to some archive has opened recently Fly concealed leaves an author the deisclose finanacial history that the fascinating and there is detailed.
Highly would recommend this book in any serious student of history, as well as to the people have interested in banking and economy. Perhaps it can look too detailed for a random reader.
4 / 5 Garnett
Furgeson An interesting commentary in a start of a book, to an effect that a book can be read jointly with the book of Imperialism of Lenin to judge yes in fact "capital of finance" it is fundamentally imperialist and also conservative, or supportive of some diets of recovery. With that in alcohol, can not say that I have read a whole book, but a response is, of some separates that has read, the Decisive no. A Rothschilds, a embodiment of capital of finance (to use the picturesque sentence), has not been belligerent, in fact would not sustain wars because it depresses a value of his bonds. This has said, has has sustained wars, and has done like this to fund them, and calm can not have the foreign war without taking loaned money. Besides, a family has has sustained diets of recovery, for chance, to sell the German bonds in Londra have designated in English books, that extends a life of some ancient diets for the few years. They have exerted also the good shot to be able to reason have developed the system comunicacional (corridors and pigeons) has used of everything of some politics, for this his profited to be in a centre of a flow of information, and was able to last for like this long and like this profitably by means of arbitrage, for example, a brother for the security in France and another would sell in Londra, pocketing a difference. As Lenin was well, Rothschild and "capital of finance" it was extraordinarily powerful, but has not gone essentially conservative (thought has has sustained diets of recovery) neither bellicose and imperialist. I admit to skipping the majority of a rest of a book, but a gender of "economic history" mixed with treating it well of the politics and the diplomatic history is very interesting, and more has beaten the Furgeson for the appeal was like this expertly.
4 / 5 Krystina
This book is in an increase of a House of Rothschild but is not written for a random reader of history. This is to write for a scholar whose subject @@@subject is economic history . As it conceal it is not my field of studio, has found a book that bores in an extreme ( has taken me two month to wade by means of him). This in spite of, for a student of Hebrew history, has some interesting ideas as to some origins of some of a Nazi propaganda.
4 / 5 Sara
Shame on Penguin and Gentleman Ferguson for a paperback version that contains any bibliography and has abridged footnotes. People those who buy paperbacks there is I so that it adds the need for a appurtenances of stock exchange like hardback buyers. Further it looks the travesty to publish the book with the revisionist flavour and leave out of a underpinnings of one querella, the statement of sources. Any to mention leaving a book in two to gouge a reader of EUA!

Top Customer Reviews: The Spider Network: ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 13 ratings
5 / 5 Mose
I have loved this book.

Is interesting that when a the financial crime arrives and is put to bed road condemn and presionando principles, another surfaces like this one. You pray I bankers are expert in finding loopholes and a lot of expert in covering his clues

to to the People likes them-the Hayes, and his cohorts (those who unjustly party scot-free) still roam some corridors of big banks today and is so only the subject of the time before some surfaces of next scandal.
5 / 5 Marya
Libor Is something has known at all roughly. A main character Tom Hayes and this whole history was new mine the one who objective that knows in a business world. Ossia That drew to this book.

LIBOR Like clear-cut for investopedia is the benchmark prices that some of the main banks of a world-wide touch each one which so another for loans of short term. It is for Londra of Intercontinental Transmission Interbank has Offered Imposed and do fault likes first any to calculate imposed of interest in several loans during a world. It has dipped this definition here how is main object of this history while Tom Hayes is a labourer has manipulated that door a Coverage of Spider the life.

Gives so only 4 stars mostly reasons have found a fashion to write and composition of history a lot fully involving. It is the little dry the time but I will give that a present author some main characters quite well, this in spite of an a lot of other players in a coverage come and go too quickly that no calm really take to feel he for them. Perhaps it calms it does not need to but pause on a history for me too often.

Recommends this bed if you are in the reading in a Financial Sector and all an interior of ugliness he.
4 / 5 Fernando
This was the a lot of-writing and a lot the book has researched well. It resupplies the plot of to ideas keys on like some the financial machinations are controlled to pray traders and corridors of stock exchange and his implications on societies. A mostly directed history in a trader and his relentless investigation to take that insignificant win by means of any half, capped with characters that all finally touched to a tune of the financial system broken.

A must read for any any one goes deep and comprise of the storyline the point of view like the finances can be manipulated and controlled for a profit of a bit those that and greedy.
5 / 5 Erlene
Exceptional informing. It was like this absorto has has had to that the read the second time. Law like the thriller but unfortunately ossia the true account . As Some of these types have escaped with these swipes the alcohol of the person. A lot absorbing and fabulous account. It is complicated that follows some details of comercials if one is at all familiarised but boy oh the calm boy chooses it up in the aim.

Fantastic bed.
5 / 5 Farrah
One in-look of depth in as the financial world was (and perhaps still ) able to manipulate inter-types of transmission of bank for his own profit. A sheer the number of people has involved is staggering. A wilful blindness of some upper echelons of banking is stunning. An incompetence of has called like this to control agencies - both governmental and financial - is besides sympathetic. An attentively and the book has researched deeply that develops names, companies, agencies and governmental organisations convincingly.
4 / 5 Amparo
The author says the wonderful history in the supposition prays trader the one who simply has touched a game inside a culture that exists in of the banks of investment. Clearly there is knowledge and complicity among the utmost a lot of other employees (mid and manager of senior level). You will feel frustrated for a lack of repercussions that skipped many of a complicit. I have ordered to feel sad for Tom but finally angrier that another has not faced a same result.
4 / 5 Jerilyn
Extraordinary depth and stunning detail. Like this still reading fascinating and instructive
5 / 5 Chieko
Very read roughly leaves of American history that is not to speak in the thick.
5 / 5 Kristan
Decent book and that the interests read but leaves something to be wished. Probably roughly 100 long pages that precise.
4 / 5 Alonso
The concept adds, history, persists in an end with too many laborious details.
4 / 5 Edda
Very Written. Interesting history. It adds your cast partorisca read!
4 / 5 Aurelia
Enormous bed! Scaring that this spent this in spite of can be!!!
4 / 5 Ben
Unfortunate Final but there is enjoyed still read this thorough look to a workings of the commercial office.
Has something a lot entertaining in a private life of the quirky character.

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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 20 ratings
5 / 5
Ossia The brilliant book that would have to be partorisca interest to any interested in economy, finance or economic history. It is the meticulously researched and a lot the history written well and analysis of some economic policemen in general nations of some world-wide on some three decades that heads to a big Depression that use some centrical banks and centrical bankers of some the EUA, Big Bretagna, France and Germania like some main characters.

Has fascinating histories throughout. One of mine favourite is roughly Winston Churchill, like the chancellor of Big Bretagna of a Exchequer in a @@@1920s, that has to that decide yes partorisca return Big Bretagna to a model now well in 1926 after active abandoned he during WW1.

Apparently Churchill has has formed opinions and of the decisions on civilises partorisca write tests partorisca he details it a pros and gilipollas of a @@subject manually. Partorisca Write such one tries on Big Bretagna would have to return to a model gold, Churchill has convinced that it has to that it no. This opinion was reinforced apparently in the party partorisca dine - answered for John Maynard Keynes, in the leaders encipher in a Bank of Inghilterra and other consultores economic prominent - that Churchill has given specifically partorisca a purpose partorisca speak a model gold. Keynes There is advised against returning to a model gold and has left one celebrates has convinced that Churchill has agreed with.

Churchill has agreed apparently with Keynes but a Bank of present of representatives of the to Inghilterra in a party partorisca dine has taken the Churchill after a party and directed partorisca change his alcohol. Big Bretagna has gone back in a model gold, which has created a value of a pound sterling to unsustainable levels, British exports uncompetitive, unemployment of British industry devastated and massively has created.

Churchill more has recognised late that he that the poor decision and has complained in that that the.

This book is full of such histories. If you are interested in economy, economic history, finance or history of 20th century, calm like this book. If so only all economic and financial histories were of this quality.....

Addition to my estaca original:

am writing this just after an indication crediticia of them the EUA has been downgraded of AAA the Aaa and a Chinese government there is publically has said some the USA has to that take his finances partorisca protect the Chinese investments is debt of government of them the EUA . Like these chances unfold, a lot of commentators in some means comunicacionales financial is defending the turn to a model gold.

With the turn to a model gold that is promoted in some parts of some means comunicacionales financial, this book results all a pertinent plus, is everything in a model gold and some questions some centrical bankers of some four main economies of a period) (1890-@@@1930s) has had in the maintain. With a current of world-wide financial situation, this financial history would have to that be reading has required .
5 / 5
Really very written. It feels almost like the novel of fiction because it was like this easy and enjoyable to read compared to the majority of books in financial history. 10/10 it would recommend it to it wants to know more in a big Depression and some origins of our current financial system.
5 / 5
An author has done the glorious work to present the subject quite dry very interesting for some any-bankers.
5 / 5
You are not an easy bed, but with some patience and the persistence have taken by means of him and was happy has done and was the foundation for as I now read another any fiction in of the subjects like an economy and History
4 / 5
of finance of centrical bankers around WWI to the depression adds
5 / 5
a lot of enjoyable read especially for any with the strong fund in economy or finance. Deserving of all the prizes has received.
5 / 5
Interesting reading. Well the detail. It recommends it.
5 / 5
That the travesía fantastic by means of time.

This book is the history adds and economic lesson. I have chosen on a book because of my interests in financial history, specifically a workings of fiat currency and a model gold.

Some the Centrical banks were still very young and in experienced in 1920-40 is and the economy and the decisions of international finance was done often in cultural and emotional earths. For example a British has hated deficit, like this in a 1930 is has opted to augment imposed and reduce solaz, when they have experienced 20 unemployment, which direct deeper to a hole.

During east was a lot of wrong decisions have been done, that has benefited it now, if some of these lessons have not been learnt would have been a lot worse is gone in 2008. Unfortunately we have not learnt to avert bubbles and accidents.

Although some the main characters in this book are some four centrical bankers, of Germania, Inghilterra, France, and some the EUA; another character key is 'Gold'. One of mine quotes favourite of a book... ' We undermine now well on the deep hole in Africa and in the then bury in a same hole deeper to somewhere in the turn in Inghilterra'.

These shows to reserve reasons the gold has been abandoned during world-wide war I and reason has tried to adopt the again and has has had to that the abandon again in a 30 east during a depression. I have seen some presentations of some this I desires to return to a model gold and bedazzle with facts, figures and graphs. This in spite of these descriptions of books a Gold of lesson of the history have taught and that restrictive can be he in an economy, and the one who unemployment can create the bank run although a coin is backed for Gold.

Will not allege this book me an expert of instant, but is delightfully insightful, and that interest to read.
5 / 5
.. The lack of sympathetic roughly like an economy has operated.'

Looking behind in a big Depression of a @@@1930s and his consequences, is easy to think that some causes were besides a control of character or government. Liaquat Ahamed Contends That this has not been a chance, and does the chance that some decisions taken (or perhaps very taken) for the small number of centrical bankers was a primary cause. These men were some members of 'the Club the plus excluyente in a world-wide': Montagu Norman of a Bank of Inghilterra; Benjamin Strong of Bank of New York of Federal Reservation; Hjalmar Schacht of a Reichsbank; and Émile Moreau of a Bank of France. Each one that like this of these men there has been his own differential fashion and personality, each one which to the equal that has his own forces and of the weaknesses. A lot this book resupplies biographical detail in the each one of these men and John Maynard Keynes, with briefer sketch others encipher keys. This detail, together with a pertinent history, political and economic commentary, is that it imports in sympathetic the one who the actions have been taken, and reason.

Some starts of book in 1914 and resupplies the global financial history that achieves a financing of World-wide War A; a protracted argue in reparations of war; Weimar the hyperinflation of Germania; discussion of a model gold and has has related questions; one 1929 accident of stock market; panics of bank of the serial and some responses to the each one like this for governments and of the centrical banks. And, of course, an economic thought of John Maynard Keynes.

My main interest in reading this book was double: the revisit history of 20th century in a period among some World-wide Wars; and to read more on some causes of a big Depression. While they are not engreído that Keynesian the economy resists everything of some responses, certainly looks that economists, the bankers and the executives have not applied everything of one that learns that it was necessary has been gleaned of some chances of a @@@1920s and @@@1930s, and that you can have lessened an impact of some chances that begun in 2007.

Jennifer Cameron-Smith
4 / 5
One quite dense bed, but resupplies a historical economic fund excellent to some conditions that finally it give to augment the WW2. Vivid writing, a lot-a lot has researched. Incredibly informative. Highly you recommend. Any particularly comforting during this time this in spite of.
5 / 5
This book has some excellent information ,will owe boringly read by means of a filler to take there
4 / 5
Is not an easy bed, but with some patience and the persistence have taken by means of him and was happy has done and was the foundation for as I now read another any fiction in of the subjects like an economy and funds
5 / 5
History of centrical bankers around WWI to the depression adds
4 / 5
That the travesía fantastic by means of time.

This book is the history adds and economic lesson. I have chosen on a book because of my interests in financial history, specifically a workings of fiat currency and a model gold.

Some Centrical banks were still very young and in experienced in 1920-40 is and the economy and the decisions of international finance was done often in cultural and emotional earths. For example a British has hated deficit, like this in a 1930 is has opted to augment imposed and reduce solaz, when they have experienced 20 unemployment, which direct deeper to a hole.

During east was a lot of wrong decisions have been done, that has benefited it now, if some of these lessons have not been learnt would have been a lot worse is gone in 2008. Unfortunately we have not learnt to avert bubbles and accidents.

Although some the main characters in this book are some four centrical bankers, of Germania, Inghilterra, France, and some the EUA; another character key is 'Gold'. One of mine quotes favourite of a book... ' We undermine now well on the deep hole in Africa and in the then bury in a same hole deeper to somewhere in the turn in Inghilterra'.

These shows to reserve reasons the gold has been abandoned during world-wide war I and reason has tried to adopt the again and has has had to that the abandon again in a 30 east during a depression. I have seen some presentations of some this I desires to return to a model gold and bedazzle with facts, figures and graphs. This in spite of these descriptions of books a Gold of lesson of the history have taught and that restrictive can be he in an economy, and the one who unemployment can create the bank run although a coin is backed for Gold.

Will not allege this book me an expert of instant, but is delightfully insightful, and that interest to read.
5 / 5
In a Pulitzer the estimativas that wins book <in>Gentlemen to Fund</in>, Ahamed turns of the second mundane world-wide looks of the head office that banks to the gripping page-turner worthy of Grisham or LeCarre. It is a history of a dawn of a modern age of monetary policy and a turbulent period of a prompt 20th century that shaped the, and was shaped for him. More importantly, develops that decisions in such things like imposed of interest and supply of money for four centrical bankers to Londra, Berlino, Parigi and New York have dipped a foundation for German hyper-inflation of a @@@1920s, an accident of stock market of 1929, a big Depression and finally an increase of Nazism and a Second world-wide War.

Although a lot of some names familiarised of this period, as Churchill, Hitler and Roosevelt, cheek of work them keys in Ahamed saga, some first characters are Montagu Norman (of United Kingdom), Benjamin Strong (of some the USA), Hjalmar Schacht (of Germania) and Émile Moreau (of France). A inter-has related alive of four complicated (and a bit odd) the men are recounted in detail vivid of some early days of a century previously to a First world-wide War by means of the some consequences of a Second world-wide War, which finally headed to an abandonment of a model gold and some the international monetary reforms have adopted in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire that creates a World Bank and an International Monetary Fund.

Ahamed Has sucedido in both entertaining and informing a reader to combine an expert critique of some decisions of economic police of a time with the very human history of some lives (both successes and failings) of four financial giants of a time whose names are otherwise to a large extent has lost the history. A history is particularly poignant given a prominent function that the centrical bankers and his decisions have touched in some means comunicacionales during a financial crisis concealed gripped a world in of the recent years.
4 / 5
Has thought to cause read taking a backside to the time before technology and immediate communication of today. Ahamed Dive To as each centrical banker has chosen to answer when the economies have clashed resupplies an intense bed. An excellent behind-the-account of scenes of some centrical banks of entities after WWI, by means of a roaring twenties, and the depression thirties.
Highly recommend this book for any with an interest in of the phases or some inner workings of centrical banks.
4 / 5
A perils of deflation and inflation, a punitive and impact it time very durable of reparations of war, some difficulties of a model gold (which had done in fact a lot of years been due to a coincident tax of economic growth and an addition of reservations of new gold); dry subjects to be sure, but some that in some hands of author Liaquat Ahamed flows easily by means of a global economic turbulence of a @@@1920s and 30s. The gentlemen of Finance is when sweeping narrative directing on France, Big Bretagna, Germania and some the EUA, and some centrical bankers those who was manager for his monetary policy. A history covers several decades and the phalanx of leaders, and unfolds chronologically with the players that enters and that exits a world-wide economic phase in planned course - the mould and the worthy history of the Cecil B. DeMille Film, and managed with equal panache. Ahamed Deservedly garnered The Pulitzer prize thus book (and ironically given his function in a current financial turbulence, Goldman Sachs' 'Business Book of a Year' honours).

That dips this book averts outside no-the texts of fiction are a twin of author strenghts of character and development of plot. So that it Chat Dickens there is detailed some lives of fictional, the normal citizens that alive means it the century sooner with his wonderful, elder that caricatures of life and do like this taken a tenor of a time, Ahamed ameno the life a big plus-that-players of life in a global economic phase among some two World-wide Wars. After explaining a development and function of centrical banks and a model gold, Ahamed directs on development of character and is able to weave the first history of tax of otherwise material dry.

A book has some characteristic better of Sorkin is 'Also Big to Fail', Galbraith is 'An Accident adds 1929', and Ferguson is 'An Ascent Of Money': details of reports, decisions, results and repercussions; historical perspective and the fashion with tongue; and a capacity to relate chances of entities of the no traditional perspective , economic, respectively. A following date is own of Ahamed' is way, 'While a Bank of Inghilterra was the solidly institution of bourgeois, egalitarian in a way that the club of some men excluyentes is democrat among his members, a Bank of France was of his birth an aristocratic place, although an aristocracy was so only the few old years'. Good-looking prose that is developed to with pertinent details further in the each institution and his reports with each another.

Has a lot of parallels to today. For example, Ahamed, writing of an excessive runups in the urban nails of Florida and in a stock market in a late @@@1920s, remarks a faith of some at the same time (the secretary of Trade Herbert Spends the aspirador comprised) that a Federal Reservation is 'police to maintain imposed to interest artifically down' was manager to feed a incipient bubble.' A can not help thinking of Alan Greenspan and a stock market and housing bubbles of recent time. Similarly, writing of 1932 Ahamed been, 'the bankers were visas now like scoundrels and pray,' and of 1933 'that an audience was punctual riveted for some histories of financial skullduggery in of the big places'.

A parallels advantage one the ruminate in a state of world-wide subjects today, in Americans and other Western nations'' public prosecutors and balance of deficit of trade, in inflationary and deflationary pressures, and in a reaction of unforeseen canal of chance of second looks isolated decisions and misteps for nations'' leaders. Some readers of the helps of brief epilogue draw some parallels the financial crisis of a past fifteen years or so many. The history can not repeat, or rhymes included, but can do for the prize that want to and has thought to cause narrative the few years on. An excellent book.
4 / 5
A must read for any interested in economy or politician.
4 / 5
Ossia The book that all the world would owe that read. The majority any, of course, and 'tis give it. The gentlemen of Finance will be one of a better finance or the books of history have published this year and enough probably will be one of a better of any book released in 2009.

Certainly a history of four centrical bankers in a @@@1920s and 30s does not touch for likes it would be on any one is has to that ready work. But Liaquat Ahamed uses a outsize personality of some bankers of some the EUA, Big Bretagna, France and Germania to give the human face to some chances that directed until a big Depression. Ahamed deftly limns Some personalities with saying details that any literary writer would envy. It is the consultor background of the fence and has done for a World Bank but his clear prose, concise mark like the veteran writer.

A book is researched admirably - has the massive bibliography and Ahamed access the private magazines have - still like this seldom feel that it is trying cram detail so only to aim an investigation. Ahamed Gives a context, a psyche of some players and publics and shows the company takes of wide variety of subjects. He also judiciously sprinkles in the little salacious details of a foibles of some rich and an aristocrat. Although the finance is the common edge , a book is launches and hand of free slang of the monetary theory so only explains some consequences of some chances.

A last book that has read that has combined prodigious investigation, clears to inform and, a lot especially, the desire to be just is esome Murdered to Spend', George Packer' glorious 2006 account of an American occupation of Iraq. The gentlemen of Finance is perhaps more impressive reasons a discharge is épico and a timeline is longer. Ahamed Admirably Organises a chaos to the coherent narrative.

Examine some chances of four sides - that the aim like each country reacts to some chances. He unabashedly critical stupidity and doles was praise. And it tries to do by means of a lentil of a time more than with a omniscience of hindsight.

The majority of knots is conscious of some questions of a @@@1930s but a @@@1920s was surprisingly turbulent - today the chances are the simple tempest in comparison. The majority of these chances was informative mine and I greedily has devoured this book to discover that has spent after,

takes the scarce talent to take turn and complex chances he to the readable history. This book is triumph it .
5 / 5
A masterful accounts of men like this whole, committed to an orthodoxy of money of the his based in a model gold dipped of some fertile earths for a depression adds, given his inability to juggle some results of WW I.
Is attentive with respecting to technical details, presents the picture of some individual men roles to values, and this in clear history , sincere that says. Ossia The pleasant bed this servants like this he cautionary accounts for our time in fixed ideas, pragmatism, and politician.

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4 / 5 Taren
So that it has had any reading any one another Gann commercial book, ossia an excellent election . Calm ensure you the be fascinated for Gann intelligence and glorious idea that there has been transcended for the half the century. Although it approximates mainly in of the commodities, some principles are applicable to stock trading also. The tin of traders to good sure profit of them.
So that they had read another Gann books before, can feel that this one is quite resembled his leading books (ossia Gann last book published). In fact, some governs the bet here is on 95 identical with this place is gone in "45 Years in Wall Street" Gann has published two years before this. This in spite of, like a reviewer has written that one on half prize ($ 49) of this highly lovely book is even more down that an only pip of the agreement of futures of the commodity, thinks it still would owe that be an essential element in any Gann the personal collection of the partner.
5 / 5 Deandrea
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Correction:
Livermore speaks roughly 3 point(dollar) movements in $ 30 stocks. But that has been to turn when you could trade stock on 5 margin(sees Attacked the book and calm will discover the stocks traded on 5 margin has retreated then). As he 3 point(dollar)movements in $ margin for the $ 30 stock would be 10 movement against a stock prize or 200 movement against one $ the margin has retreated then. Today, we can trade that $ 30 stock in 50 margin of $ 15. So that 3 point(dollar) moves behind the then would be equal to the $ 30 (200 of $ 15) moves today.
To the equal that considers both 10 and 20 Pivotal Points (goes Like this to Trade In of the Stocks for Jesse Livermore) for your monthly, weekly, and daily maps. Secondly, Consider an Initial Margin Pivotal Points for your Intraday maps. Finally, consider a Call of Margin Pivotal Points for your 1 maps of minute.
Hope This help to clear my forward has thought.