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And Then the Roof Caved In How Wall Street's Greed and Stupidity Brought Capitalism to Its Knees

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ISBN-10: 0470474238

ISBN-13: 9780470474235

Edition: 2009

Authors: David Faber

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List price: $20.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 7/10/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 208
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

David Faber is CNBC's Wall Street correspondent and hosts the daily "Faber Report," reporting on mergers, acquisitions, and market stories. He lives in New York City.

Acknowledgments
Prologue "On the Verge"
Bubble to Bubble
Greenspan's Shock and Awe
Houses Built on Cow Dung
Home Sweet Home
Opening Doors
An Industry Is Born
Subprime Returns
The Subprime Machine
From Delivering Pizza to Delivering Mortgages
Living the Dream
Diving into Deep Trouble
Eyes Wide Shut
A Warning Unheeded
A Dream No More
The Great Enabler
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Hit the Scene
Fannie and Freddie Get a Timeout
Wall Street Takes Over
A Tsunami of Mortgages
From Ownit to Out of It
Back from the Grave
Complicity
Moody's the Money Maker
Repeat Customers
The Securitization from Hell
The Making of a CDO
Tough to Kill
Turning "Crap into Triple-A"
From CDS to CDO
Insanity Sets In
Narvik and Me
CDOs: An American Export
The Truth Revealed-But Does It Matter?
Mortgaging Merrill's Future
Climbing Out of Poverty
A Strong Start
The Secret Weapon
Raking It In
Taking Big Risks
A House of Cards
Digging for Gold
Building a Case
The Investment of a Lifetime
And Then the Roof Caved In
The Wheels Coming Off
The Call
A Crisis Begins
The CDO Blues
Lights Out
Epilogue
A Note on Sources
Resources from CNBC
Index