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In Fed we trust: Ben Bernanke's war on the great panic

Author: Wessel, David Publisher: Crown Business 2009.Language: EnglishDescription: 323 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780307459688Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


In Fed We Trust Ben Bernanke's War on the Great Panic Contents Dramatis Personae Introduction: WHATEVER IT TAKES Chapter 1: LET OL' LEHMAN Go The pivotal weekend of September 12-14, 2008 Chapter 2: "PERIODICAL FINANCIAL DEBAUCHES" The long-forgotten history of the Fed Chapter 3: AGE OF DELUSION What Greenspan wrought Chapter 4: THERE ARE JEWS IN BOSTON, Too Who is Ben Bernanke? Chapter 5: PAS DE DEUX The Great Panic begins in August 2007 Chapter 6: THE FOUR MUSKETEERS: BERNANKE' S BRAIN TRUST Bernanke, Kohn, Warsh, and Geithner Chapter 7: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: BLUE SKY The Fed's first response to the Great Panic xi 1 9 27 50 67 96 106 115 Chapter 8: RUNNING FROM BEHIND How the Fed got behind the curve, and how it caught up Chapter 9: "UNUSUAL AND EXIGENT" Bear Stearns, the first rescue Chapter 10: FANNIE, FREDDIE, AND "FEDDIE" Taking over Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, and pondering next steps Chapter 11: BREAKING THE GLASS The fallout from Lehman and AIG and going to Congress--finally Chapter 12: "SOCIALISM WITH AMERICAN CHARACTERISTICS" Forcing taxpayer capital on the banks Chapter 13: WORLD OF ZIRP The Fed gets rates to zero Chapter 14: DID BERNANKE KEEP HIS PROMISE TO MILTON FRIEDMAN? The early verdict Notes Glossary Selected Bibliography Acknowledgments Index 124 147 176 188 217 242 265 277 303 307 309 311

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