The Masters of the Universe and the Cult of RiskeBook - 2011
A definitive cultural history of high finance from one of the industry's most astute analystsWritten by internationally respected financial expert Satyajit Das, Extreme Money shows how real engineering was replaced by financial engineering in the twentieth century, enabling vast fortunes to be made not from goods produced or services performed, but from supplying and trading money. Extreme Money focuses on this eviscerated reality & mdash;the monetary shadow of real things & mdash;and what it means today. The high levels of economic growth and the wealth that inevitably follows, driven by cheap deb.
Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2011.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (953 p.)