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Stansberry, Porter

Summary: A major Debt Jubilee is coming to America. The crowds will cheer. Politicians will promise new and better prosperity. But what will actually happen is a national nightmare. The wealthy will make a fortune. But for many, a Debt Jubilee will mean huge losses. All your savings could be wiped out. Tens of millions of Americans could lose trillions of dollars. You don't have to be one them....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.024 STA

Summary: "Frontline investigates the causes of the worst economic crisis in 70 years and how the government responded. [The film] chronicles the inside stories of the Bear Stearns deal, the Lehman Brothers' collapse, the propping up of insurance giant AIG and the $700 billion bailout. The film examines what Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke didn't see, couldn't...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Educational Foundation 2009

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV INS

Summary: The story is about the interconnected lives of a diverse group of characters linked to a neighborhood street. One day, the street's residents all receive an anonymous postcard through their front doors bearing a simple message: "We want what you have." Who is behind the anonymous hate campaign? And what do they want? As the mystery of the postcards deepens, interweaving stories reveal lives...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2016

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CAP

Tooze, J. Adam

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Summary: Looks at the ways that current dramatic shifts in the domestic and global economy have their roots in the 2008 economic crisis and its aftermath, exploring novel themes in the way the crisis has played out for the past decade and will influence the future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332 TOO

King, Mervyn A.

Summary: The former governor of the Bank of England recounts his country's experiences throughout the Great Recession while outlining a blueprint for recovery-era capitalism that is more resilient to modern boom-and-bust cycles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.9 KIN

Summary: Who cares about the suffering--existential, financial, or other--of those who blindly mismanaged our monies into this ever-expanding, nay, verily bottomless pit of debt? No one, but this film may help viewers understand A) the birth of current financial woes, and B) what it might have been like, in those first few hours within the confines of an early investment trading firm casualty. Fueled by...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MAR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE MAR

Knowlton, Christopher

Summary: "Christopher Knowlton, author of Cattle Kingdom and former Fortune writer, takes an in-depth look at the spectacular Florida land boom of the 1920s and shows how it led directly to the Great Depression"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2020

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Tooze, J. Adam

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Summary: "Deftly weaving finance, politics, business, and the global human experience into one tight narrative, a tour-de-force account of 2020, the year that changed everything--from the acclaimed author of Crashed. The shocks of 2020 have been great and small, disrupting the world economy, international relations and the daily lives of virtually everyone on the planet. Never before has the entire...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 330.9 TOO

Rickards, James.

Summary: Drawing on a mix of economic history, network science, and sociology, "Currency Wars" provides a rich understanding of the increasing threats to U.S. national security, from dollar devaluation to collapse in the European periphery, failed states in Africa, Chinese neomercantilism, Russian adventurism, and the current scramble for gold.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2011

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Contents: Disc 1. The importance of money -- Money as a social contract -- How is money created? -- Monetary history of the United States -- Local currencies and nonstandard banks -- How inflation erodes the value of money -- Disc 2. Hyperinflation is the repudiation of money Saving-the source of funds for investment -- The real rate of interest -- Financial intermediaries -- Commercial banks -- Central...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.1 MON
Call number: DVD 332.1 MON

Berwick, Jeff

Summary: "The American Empire is finished and will soon become another cautionary tale, tossed upon the trash heap of history, and destroyed by the very same societal issues that plagued the many former empires that share similar fates. It didn't have to end this way, but when the most devious and ruthless members of a society are tasked with running the system, the outcome can hardly be in dispute. ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jeff Berwick & Charlie Robinson 2020

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Graeber, David.

Summary: "Before there was money, there was debt. Every economics textbook says the same thing: Money was invented to replace onerous and complicated barter systems--to relieve ancient people from having to haul their goods to market. The problem with this version of history? There's not a shred of evidence to support it. Here anthropologist David Graeber presents a stunning reversal of conventional...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2014

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Lewis, Michael

Summary: An analysis of five financial upheavals in recent history includes coverage of the 1987 stock market crash, the Internet bubble, and the sub-prime mortgage crisis, in a report that reveals how public knowledge differed from what was actually taking place.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.542 LEW

Nations, Scott

Summary: In this absorbing, smart, and accessible blend of economic and cultural history in the vein of the works of Michael Lewis and Andrew Ross Sorkin, a financial executive and CNBC contributor examines the five most significant stock market crashes in the United States over the past century, revealing how they have defined the nation today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.9 NAT

Bomey, Nathan

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Summary: At exactly 4:06 p.m. on July 18, 2013, the city of Detroit filed for bankruptcy. It was the largest municipal bankruptcy in American history—the Motor City had finally hit rock bottom. But what led to that fateful day, and how did the city survive the perilous months that followed? In Detroit Resurrected, Nathan Bomey delivers the inside story of the fight to save Detroit against impossible...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.434 BOM

Nesvetailova, Anastasia

Summary: "The fundamental motive for financial innovation is not to make the system work better, but to avoid regulation and oversight. This is not a bug of the financial system, but a built-in feature. The president of the US is not a tax avoider because he is an especially fraudulent financier; he's a tax avoider because he is a wealthy man in a system premised on such deceit. Finance is an industry...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.0973 NES

Taibbi, Matt.

Summary: An investigation of financial, political, and media power in the United States, looking at what the author sees as a complete transfer of control in the first decade of the twenty-first century from a democracy to the self-interested elite.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & grau trade paperbacks 2011

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Wolf, Martin

Summary: "From the chief economic commentator for the Financial Times, a brilliant tour d'horizon of the new global economy and its trajectory There have been many books that have sought to explain the causes and courses of the financial and economic crisis which began in 2007-8. The Shifts and the Shocks is not another detailed history of the crisis, but the most persuasive and complete account yet...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 339 WOL

Lewis, Michael (Michael M.)

Summary: The author examines the causes of the U.S. market crash of 2008 and its relation to overpriced real estate, bad mortgages, shareholder demand for excessive profits, and the growth of toxic derivatives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.973 LEW

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 LEW

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 LEW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 Lewis 2010

Summary: Provided is an analysis of the global financial crisis of 2008, which at a cost over $20 trillion, caused millions of people to lose their jobs and homes in the worst recession since the Great Depression, and nearly resulted in a global financial collapse. Through exhaustive research, and extensive interviews with key financial insiders, politicians, journalists, and academics, traces the rise...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC INS

Sowell, Thomas

Summary: Describes how the granting of subprime mortgages and the packaging of these loans into investment vehicles sold around the world played a significant role in the current worldwide financial crisis, and analyzes new policies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.72 SOW

Benmosche, Bob

Summary: "In 2009, at the peak of the financial crisis, AIG - the American insurance behemoth - was sinking fast. It was the peg upon which the nation hung its ire and resentment during the financial crisis: the pinnacle of Wall Street arrogance and greed. When Bob Benmosche climbed aboard as CEO, it was widely assumed that he would go down with his ship. In mere months, he turned things around, pulling...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BENMOSCHE, ROBERT BEN

Bonner, William

Summary: Presents contrarian economic & business theories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330 BON

Bonner, William

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.973 BON

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