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Just to go back a second. We talked about transparency in the trading of securities. Everything — all the risk spreads were as narrow as they have ever been.

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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. Zandi provides a concise and lucid account of the economic, political Novelist Gary Shteyngart examines the world of hedge funds through the eyes of his deeply distressed fictional finance character, Barry.

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

Mark Zandi Limited preview – The major factor that bring to the crisis i think is the policy by American government itself to urge people to own a house. And so money managers, investors, had lots of cash, lots of liquidity. And I thought Zxndi had a pretty good understanding. Bad Lenders Drive Out the Good. And that goes to the global economy itself. Andrea rated it really liked it Feb 26, Sign up for the weekly Knowledge Wharton e-mail newsletter, offering business leaders cutting-edge research and ideas from Wharton faculty and other experts.

And so they were willing to accept an infinitesimal risk premium for buying emerging markets. Oct 15, Video North America. Trivia About Financial Shock Zandi provides a rilliant blow-by-blow account of how greed, stupidity, and recklessness brought the first major economic crises of the 21st entury and the most serious since the Great Depression.

Zandi’s analysis is eye-opening.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Jeff rated it really liked it Apr 23, And that risky securities like junk bonds and emerging market debt and some of these mortgage-backed securities were trading at prices that offered yields that provided almost no risk premium at all.


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It was also related to the fact that we have this very large current account trade deficit. If the price of something —.

So let me go invest in that. And rating companies were in bed with Wall Street and lied about ratings because they were paid to say ratings are better they were.

But at the most fundamental level, it was just how egregious the lending had financiql at the peak of the housing boom. How can we prevent similar crises from happening again? How did it happen?

Mark Zandi discusses the risky loans behind the meltdown. I gave you my money to invest it in whatever it is you do. How can we prevent similar crises from happening again? Global Money Men Want a Piece. Timid Policymakers Turn Bold.